flydubai is the first UAE carrier to operate flights to Aqaba and Thessaloniki. Flights to Thessaloniki will operate three times a week starting from 15 June, while flights to Aqaba will operate four times a week from 16 June.
flydubai earlier announced the launch of several new routes for 2018 including Tivat, Krakow, Dubrovnik, Catania, Kutaisi, Qabala and Batumi from March onwards. This brings the number of destinations served by the carrier in Eastern and Southern Europe to 27, Caucasus and Central Asia to 11 and GCC and Middle East to 30.
Thessaloniki is the second-largest city in Greece with over one million inhabitants and a major transportation hub for the country and southeastern Europe, notably through the Port of Thessaloniki. The city is renowned for its festivals, events and vibrant cultural life and is considered to be Greece’s cultural capital. Annual events such as the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair and the Thessaloniki International Film Festival attracts thousands of visitors especially during the summer period.
Aqaba Airport (also known as King Hussein International Airport) serves the city of Aqaba in Jordan. Aqaba is located on the Gulf of Aqaba and is the country’s major seaport, as well as being an important industrial centre and a growing tourist destination. Home to many luxurious hotels and resorts, the city attracts victors interested in visiting Aqaba and diving in the Red Sea, doing a day trip to Petra, camping in the neighbouring Wadi Rum along with a number of historical and cultural attractions.