Flydubai plans fifth destination in Pakistan


Dubai-based carrier flydubai plans to launch direct daily flights to Faisalabad, the third largest city in Pakistan, together with an increase in the frequency of its flights to the region.The daily service to Faisalabad will commence on July 10 with seven weekly flights, increasing to nine flights per week from August 3.

From July 10 flydubai will also increase the frequency of its flights to Karachi up to 28 flights per week and to Multan up to nine flights per week. Starting July 13 flights to Sialkot will go up to eight per week.

Ghaith Al Ghaith, chief executive officer of flydubai, said: “Since the launch of our first flight to Pakistan in 2010 we continue to see growing demand in the region for direct flights to Dubai and onwards.  Our aviation hub in Dubai serves as a gateway to more than 250 international destinations available through our interline agreements and we will continue to connect previously underserved markets.”

Faisalabad becomes the 16th destination to join the flydubai network since the start of 2015. The air carrier’s extensive network includes over 90 destinations within a six hour flying radius from Dubai and includes business and leisure destinations in Africa, Central Asia, Caucasus, Eastern Europe, the GCC and Middle East, Russia and the Subcontinent.

Economy Class fares from Dubai to Faisalbad start at Dh1,250 ($340.3) and from Faisalabad to Dubai at Dh1,633 ($444.62). – TradeArabia News Service


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