Subscribe Free
in Route Planning & Tourism

flydubai doubles Russia and Ukraine network

Posted 20 March 2013 · Add Comment

flydubai has announced it will double its network in Russia to eight points and add additional services in Ukraine.

In Russia, the carrier will launch flights to Mineralnye Vody on 16 April 2013 followed by Rostov-on-Don and Volgograd on 13 September 2013. Operations to Krasnodar, meanwhile, will commence a week later on 20 September 2013. flydubai offers the only year-round direct scheduled services to these cities, which are all located in South West Russia.

The route map in Ukraine will also expand to include the only direct services from Dubai to the Black Sea resort of Odessa as well as Dnepropetrovsk in the east of the country. Flights to Odessa will begin on 15 September 2013, the same day the carrier adds capacity to the capital, Kiev, to which it will fly double daily. Services to Dnepropetrovsk will begin on 18 September 2013.

flydubai’s CEO, Ghaith Al Ghaith, said: “Russia and Ukraine are two of flydubai’s key markets. We have seen steady passenger growth over the past couple of years in both countries. Not only is Dubai a popular destination, but we are seeing more and more passengers connecting on to flydubai’s services to Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Our strategy of targeting regional airports has been a significant factor in our growth in the region and with the announcements of these six new routes today, a greater number of people will be able to visit the UAE and beyond with our affordable direct flights.”
 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

IATA: Middle East sees growth in air freight in 2015

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released figures for global air freight markets showing cargo volumes measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) expanded 2.2% in 2015 compared to 2014, but the Middle East grew

IATA releases 2015 passenger traffic results with Middle East showing strongest growth

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for 2015 showing demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 6.5% for the full year compared to 2014. Middle East carriers had

Dubai Duty Free celebrates the Chinese New Year of the Fire Monkey

On February 4, Dubai Duty Free officially welcomed the 'Year of the Fire Monkey' with an exclusive Chinese-themed celebration in Terminal 3 (Concourse B) of Dubai International Airport.

Gulfstream G500 completes flutter testing

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced the Gulfstream G500 has completed flutter testing.

737NG engine support for Oman Air

AFI KLM E&M and Oman Air have signed a new, long-term contract providing flight hour support for CFM56-7 power plants equipping Oman Air's Boeing 737NG's.

Volga-Dnepr's C-check ushers In approvals expansion phase

Volga-Dnepr Gulf, a division of Volga-Dnepr Technics, the Middle East aircraft MRO branch of Russia's Volga-Dnepr Group, has received EASA (Part 145) approval for C check inspections and maintenance and has completed the first

Mixjet IASO SK 18N-17F16
See us at
Global Aerospace Summit 2016Reed Exhibitions BT 7O23M16ADAE 2016 BT 10M16Marrakech Airshow 2016 rev1 BT 30A16Istanbul Airshow BT 2016Aviation Iran BT S-3Mar16