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flydubai resumes flights to Almaty, Dhaka, Djibouti, Kuwait and Nursultan

The Dubai-based carrier expands its network to 24 routes as more countries start to lift restrictions on international travel

Dubai-based airline flydubai has announced today the resumption of flights to Almaty and Nursultan in Kazakhstan from 18 August. Earlier this week, the carrier also resumed flights to Dhaka, Djibouti and Kuwait, bringing the total number of operational routes on its network to 24 destinations.

Starting from 18 August, flydubai flight FZ 1735 to Almaty International Airport (ALA) will operate twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays. From 19 August, flydubai flight FZ 1705 to Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport (NQZ) will operate twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays. flights to Almaty and Nursultan will operate from Terminal 3, Dubai International (DXB).

Passengers can now book via, travel agents or any of flydubai’s travel partners. More destinations and flight frequencies will continue to be added to the flydubai schedule over the summer subject to government approvals. flydubai is operating to the following destinations:

Africa and Subcontinent Central Asia Europe Middle East

Addis Ababa (ADD)

Almaty (ALA) Belgrade (BEG)

Alexandria (HBE)

Dhaka (DAC)

Baku (GYD) Bucharest (OTP) Baghdad (BGW)

Djibouti (JIB) Bishkek (FRU)

Kyiv (KBP) Basra (BSR)
Juba (JUB) Dushanbe (DYU) Prague (PRG)

Beirut (BEY)
Khartoum (KRT) Kabul (KBL) Sarajevo (SJJ) Erbil (EBL)
  Nur-Sultan (NQZ) Sofia (SOF) Kuwait (KWI)
      Sulaimaniyah (ISU)


flydubai’s passenger experience has been redesigned to enable travel in a safe environment that minimises crew and passenger contact. Every passenger will receive a complimentary snack or meal onboard. During a flight, air is exchanged in the cabin every two to three minutes and is sterile when it enters the cabin after passing through high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters. flydubai’s aircraft are disinfected every day with manufacturer-certified cleaning products. The airline offers the flexibility to make a change to the date of travel, rebook to another flight or destination without any penalties.  Any differences in fare may apply and tickets are subject to flydubai’s terms and conditions.

flydubai has operated 831 repatriation flights since March, enabling more than 100,000 passengers to return home to 40 countries. flydubai continues to support government efforts to operate repatriation flights and more than 240 repatriation flights are scheduled in the upcoming weeks

Passengers are required to make sure that they are up to date with the regulations from the IATA Travel Centre for their whole journey, and follow the guidance issued by the authorities and the airline.

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About flydubai

From its home in Dubai, flydubai has created a network of more than 125 destinations served by a fleet of 86 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 125 destinations in 58 countries across Africa, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Central and South-East Europe, the GCC and the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent, and South-East Asia.

Serving underserved markets: Opened more than 90 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 86 Boeing 737 aircraft and includes: 29 Next-Generation Boeing 737-800, 54 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 03 Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft.

Enhancing connectivity: Carried more than 100 million passengers since it began operations in 2009.


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