If you are flying within the UAE, the Middle East or in a region stretching from countries in Eastern Europe through Asia to the Indian subcontinent and northern and eastern Africa, flydubai could be your choice. As of September 2014, flydubai serves 83 destinations.
flydubai’s passengers are greeted by a friendly service and, once in the air, are served meals from an internationally inspired menu and a selection of drinks. In-flight entertainment is also offered onboard.
Those flying in the Economy Class have the option to purchase the basic package, which includes all the TV shows, music and games for AED 15; the premium package, instead, costs AED 35 and includes also a variety of movies to pick from to watch on the 12.1-inch built-in touchscreen. For Business Class flyers, the complete entertainment package is included in the fare.
Business Class service was added in 2013; travelers can enjoy comfortable and spacious seating. In addition, they are allowed to carry up to two items of hand baggage on board with a combined weight of 15 kg; Economy Class passengers are limited to one item weighing up to 7 kg.
The airline, which is owned by the Government of Dubai (since 2008) and is not part of The Emirates Group, uses Boeing 737-800s aircraft to serve various routes. Lately, Flydubai has signed sale/leaseback agreements with Avolon for four new Boeing 737-800NG aircraft.
The launch of the airline flydubai offers new options to flyers looking for budget fares. Dubai-based flydubai flights keep travel costs down.
To plan your journey, the flydubai CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith says those flying from Dubai can check-in online from 4 to 24 hours before their flight and save time.
So, are you ready to travel with flydubai – the Dubai low cost air carrier? If so, you can schedule for the next available flight online easily. Through the official website, flydubai booking is easy, as is to ‘manage booking’ to change travel dates, time or destination or cancel flights. Passengers have the option to pay later at one of the company’s payment points
Tickets can be purchased from flydubai’s website (www.flydubai.com) and its call center in the UAE (+9714 231 1000) where agents speak Arabic or English; however, customers will be charged a fee of AED 50 per direction. Tickets are available also at flydubai Travel Shops or through travel agencies.
DXB Terminal 2 is the new home for flydubai. This is where its head office and flight operations can be found in the Dubai International Airport.