flydubai is inviting you to enjoy an amazing summer season. Flights to Batumi in Georgia, Qabala in Azerbaijan and Tivat in Montenegro will operate from June to September 2017, creating a network of 93 destinations in 44 countries for the Dubai-based airline. This reflects the growth and maturity of flydubai which since 2015 has added 18 new destinations.
flydubai’s popular leisure destinations reflect the diversity of its network. Last year, its top four destinations for a beach getaway in terms of passenger numbers were Colombo, Salalah, Male’ and Zanzibar. The airline has seen passenger numbers to Colombo grow by 24% in 2016 compared to the previous year, with passenger numbers to Salalah and Male’ increasing by 40% and 29% respectively during the same period.
For those looking for a city break, Amman, Tbilisi and Beirut were amongst the most visited destinations in 2016. The number of passengers travelling to Amman grew by 7% in 2016 compared to the previous year along with Tbilisi which saw passenger numbers double for the same period. Other popular destinations included Istanbul and Bucharest, with passenger growth figures of 21% and 37% respectively in the same period. The highest growth of passengers in 2016 was seen by Azerbaijan’s capital Baku, which saw six times the number of passengers travel in 2016 compared to the previous year due to changes in visa requirements.
Along with a diverse network, flydubai continues to enhance its product offerings for passengers. 48 out of flydubai’s 58 aircraft are now equipped with WiFi and Live TV services, providing passengers with greater connectivity throughout their journey. flydubai’s Business Class continues to offer passengers a personlised travel experience with increased comfort and added convenience. OPEN, flydubai’s new rewards programme, has been well received across the region since its launch in October 2016 and has been designed to make earning and spending reward points simple and straightforward.