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flydubai celebrates seven years of operations in Kuwait

flydubai celebrated the seventh anniversary of flights to Kuwait, reaffirming its commitment to an important route on its network

flydubai celebrated the seventh anniversary of flights to Kuwait, reaffirming its commitment to an important route on its network. The carrier has continuously developed its operations in Kuwait, providing its passengers with convenient flight timings, increased frequencies and a range of valuable services. 

By the end of December 2016, flydubai had flown more than 3.4 million passengers between Kuwait and Dubai since launching operations in Kuwait. with a 10% year-on-year growth. Beginning as a double daily service to Kuwait in 2010, the carrier now operates 12 conveniently timed flights a day through its exclusive terminal at Sheikh Saad Al Abdullah Airport. While the majority of passengers use this route to travel to Dubai, they can connect on to a range of exciting destinations on flydubai’s network including Colombo, Kathmandu, Sarajevo and Tbilisi.

Commenting on the occasion, flydubai’s CEO, Ghaith Al-Ghaith, said: “flydubai has played an important role in increasing air traffic between Dubai and Kuwait. We are committed to serving this route which strengthens the strong cultural and tourism ties between our two nations. Offering an affordable quality service with a high frequency has enabled passengers to travel more often for business and leisure, and we look forward to responding to the growing demand for quality aviation in the country.”

Sudhir Sreedharan, Senior Vice President, Commercial (GCC, Subcontinent and Africa) for flydubai, said: “On the occasion of our seventh anniversary in Kuwait, we would like to reaffirm our commitment to boosting connectivity between the two markets and achieving further growth in our operations in Kuwait. As a reliable and efficient airline, we have built a high level of trust among our customers in Kuwait and will continue to meet their needs in the future.”

With the expansion of flydubai’s network, Kuwaiti passengers now have more opportunity to connect onwards to a host of 93 exciting destinations in 44 countries across the Middle East, Africa, Indian Subcontinent, Asia, Europe, Russia and Central Asia. 

About flydubai

From its home in Dubai, flydubai has created a network of more than 90 destinations and over the next decade the airline will see its fleet grow by up to 296 aircraft. Since commencing operations in June 2009, flydubai has been committed to removing barriers to travel, creating free flows of trade and tourism and enhancing connectivity between different cultures across its ever-expanding network.

flydubai has marked its journey with a number of milestones that represent the scale of the ambition planned for the airline:

  • An expanding network: Created a network of more than 90 destinations in 47 countries across Africa, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Central and South-East Europe, the GCC and the Middle East, and the Indian Subcontinent.
  • Serving underserved markets: Opened up more than 71 new routes that did not previously have direct air links to Dubai or were not served by a UAE national carrier from Dubai.
  • An efficient single fleet-type: Operates a single fleet-type of 58 aircraft including Boeing 737 MAX 8 and Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
  • Record-breaking orders: Placed the largest single-aisle aircraft orders in the region at the 2013 and 2017 editions of the Dubai Airshow.
  • Enhancing connectivity: Carried more than 60 million passengers since it began operations in 2009.

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