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flydubai introduces two new aircraft with special Argentina national football team livery and counts down to the start of its Match Day Shuttle service to Doha

flydubai introduces two new aircraft with special Argentina national football team livery and counts down to the start of its Match Day Shuttle service to Doha

• The Dubai-based carrier reveals a newly designed livery on two of its latest Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft • flydubai carried the Argentina national football team on a special flight from Abu Dhabi to Doha marking the start of the team’s race to the 2022 World Cup

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 November 2022: flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, has unveiled a special livery on two of its latest Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft as part of its regional partnership with the Argentine Football Association (AFA). The new design features members of the Argentine national football team including Angel Di Maria, Julian Alvarez, Lautaro Martinez, Leandro Paredes, Lionel Messi and Rodrigo De Paul.

The aircraft A6-FKA and A6-FKB will operate on select routes around the flydubai network, including on Match Day Shuttle flights from Dubai World Central (DWC) to Doha International Airport (DIA).

flydubai operated a special flight FZ 4001 carrying the Argentina national football team from Al Bateen Airport (AZI) to Hamad International Airport (DOH) in Doha on 17 November. This marks the launch of the Argentina national team’s race to the World Cup as well as the countdown to the start of flydubai’s 30 daily Match Day shuttle flights to Doha.

flydubai is committed to enabling more football fans to travel conveniently to Doha to take part in the world’s most exciting tournament. From Monday 21 November 2022 to Monday 19 December 2022, flydubai in partnership with Qatar Airways will provide football fans the option to travel on one of 30 daily Match Day shuttle flights operating from Dubai World Central (DWC) to Doha International Airport (DIA).

flydubai reminds football fans travelling to Doha on one of our Match Day shuttle flights to check the travel requirements prior to making their journey to DWC.

  • An approved Hayya Card is required to enter Qatar and more information is available here. The travel document details in the Hayya Card application should match the travel document details you have entered in the booking.
  • Ensure that all travel document details are added to the booking.  This can be done by going to the Manage Booking section on flydubai.com.
  • Each passenger will need to make sure that they have completed all the travel requirements for entry to Qatar. This specific information can be found here.
  • Only one piece of hand baggage per passenger can be taken. This must not weigh more than 14 kgs in Business and 07 kgs in Economy and the maximum size must not exceed 55 x 38 x 20 cm. Passengers will not be able to take any checked baggage on Match Day shuttle flights.

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About flydubai

From its home in Dubai, flydubai has created a network of more than 100 destinations served by a fleet of 69 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:

An expanding network: Created a network of more than 100 destinations in 53 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 more than 70 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 69 Boeing 737 aircraft and includes: 31 Next-Generation Boeing 737-800, 35 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 3 Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft.
Enhancing connectivity: Carried more than 80 million passengers since it began operations in 2009.

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