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Quetta welcomes flydubai

Dubai-based flydubai's inaugural flight to Quetta landed today and was greeted by a traditional water cannon salute

Dubai-based flydubai's inaugural flight to Quetta landed today and was greeted by a traditional water cannon salute.

The flight marks the start of a direct air link between Dubai and flydubai's fourth destination in Pakistan. Receiving the aircraft was the Governor of Balochistan, H.E. Mohammad Khan Achakzi along with senior Airport and Government officials.

flydubai first began flights to Pakistan in 2010 to Karachi, flydubai's 20th destination on its network which has now grown to over 90 points. In 2013, flights to Sialkot and Multan were launched and flydubai now operates 27 flights a week to Pakistan. flydubai has announced 16 destinations this year.

flydubai serves a wide network of destinations in the Subcontinent. This network covers eight points in India, three points in Bangladesh, two points in Afghanistan, as well as the capital cities of Nepal and Sri Lanka, with flights to Kathmandu and Colombo respectively.

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 236 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 48 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 65 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 more than 50 Boeing 737 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 75 million passengers since it began operations in 2009.

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