flydubai Adds Two Iran Destinations: Kish Island and Kerman

A flydubai Boeing 737 in flight.
Photo Credit: flydubai

Dubai-based airline flydubai has announced the launch of direct flights to two exciting Iranian destinations: Kish Island and Kerman.

This expansion strengthens flydubai’s commitment to opening up underserved markets and providing passengers with convenient travel options.

Route Inaugurations in September

Starting September 7th, flydubai will operate a four-times-weekly service to Kish Island. This is a popular tourist destination known for its stunning coastline and beaches.

Kerman, a city rich in history and culture, will be served by a twice-weekly service commencing September 9th.

Kish Island. Photo Credits: flydubai

“We are thrilled to offer our passengers more opportunities to explore Iran with these new direct flights,” said Hamad Obaidalla, Chief Commercial Officer at flydubai.

“This aligns with our mission to create seamless trade and tourism connections. We believe Kish Island and Kerman will be popular additions to our network.”


This announcement comes on the heels of flydubai launching daily services to Islamabad and Lahore in Pakistan in July.

The airline also has upcoming route expansions to Basel, Switzerland (August 2nd), Riga, Latvia (October 11th), Tallinn, Estonia (October 12th), and Vilnius, Lithuania (October 12th).

“With these new routes to Iran, flydubai strengthens the connection between the UAE and Iran,” commented Jeyhun Efendi, Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations and E-commerce at flydubai.

“It makes travel easier for passengers looking to explore Dubai or connect further through our extensive network.”

flydubai cabin crew member in Business class

Passengers flying with flydubai can expect a comfortable journey on their young fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft.

Business Class offers lie-flat or reclining seats, delicious international cuisine, and extensive inflight entertainment options. Economy Class features optimized seating for relaxation throughout the flight.

A History of Opening Up New Markets

Flydubai boasts a network of over 125 destinations, with a focus on underserved markets previously lacking direct connections to Dubai. This commitment to expanding travel options makes flydubai a leader in regional aviation.

Flight Details

  • Departures from Terminal 2, Dubai International Airport (DXB)
  • Codeshare with Emirates for increased connection options
  • Kish Island (KIH): Four times weekly (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays)
  • Kerman (KER): Twice weekly (Mondays, Thursdays)

Fare Information

  • Roundtrip Business Class fares start from AED 6,620 (DXB-KIH/KER)
  • Roundtrip Economy Class Lite fares start from AED 1,400 (DXB-KIH/KER)

Flydubai’s expansion into Iran provides travelers with exciting new destinations to explore, while strengthening the airline’s position as a leader in connecting underserved markets.

About flydubai

From its home in Dubai, flydubai has created a network of more than 125 destinations served by a fleet of 88 aircraft.

Since commencing operations in June 2009, flydubai has been committed to removing barriers to travel, creating free flows of trade and tourism and enhancing connectivity between different cultures across its ever-expanding network.

Currently, that network reaches than 125 destinations in 58 countries.  This covers Africa, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Central and South-East Europe, the GCC and the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent, and South-East Asia.

It operates a single fleet-type of 88 Boeing 737 aircraft and includes: 29 Next-Generation Boeing 737-800, 56 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 03 Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft.

The airline has carried more than 100 million passengers since it began operations in 2009.

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