flydubai Launches Flights from Dubai to Mombasa

flydubai Launches Flights from Dubai to Mombasa
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flydubai has this week inaugurated new flights between Dubai and Mombasa in Kenya, as route growth continues at the airline.

It is understood that this service will operate on a four times per week basis, with the first flight welcomed by authorities on January 17.

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

flydubai Launches Flights from Dubai to Mombasa…

flydubai Launches Flights from Dubai to Mombasa
Photo Credit: flydubai.


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It is understood that the service schedule for the flights between Dubai and Mombasa with flydubai is as follows:

Flight NumberDeparture AirportArrival AirportDeparture TimeArrival Time
FZ  1289 Wednesdays and SundaysDXBMBA09:2013:55
FZ  1290 Wednesdays and SundaysMBADXB14:5521:25
FZ  1289 Mondays and FridaysDXBMBA16:0020:25
FZ  1290 Mondays and FridaysMBADXB21:2503:55

Commenting on the inauguration of a new route was Sudhir Sreedharan, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations (UAE, GCC, Subcontinent and Africa) at flydubai:

“flydubai’s inaugural flight to Mombasa reflects our commitment to further strengthening our network in Africa and to providing our passengers with more options for convenient travel to one of East Africa’s most attractive destinations.”

“The start of operations will serve the growing Kenyan community in the UAE, support trade between our two countries and provide passengers from the UAE and from across the growing flydubai network with access to a gateway to explore the tourism offering in Kenya”.

Henry Ogoye, Ag. Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Kenya Airports Authority added to this saying:

“Today marks a significant milestone in the ever-changing aviation landscape in our beloved country.”

“The arrival of flydubai to Moi International Airport not only enhances connectivity between our nations but also represents a testament to the vibrant and growing partnership between Kenya and the UAE.”

“Moi International Airport has long been a gateway to East Africa, fostering economic growth, tourism, and cultural exchange.”

“With the introduction of flydubai, we are opening new doors of opportunity for both business and leisure travellers.”

“The seamless connectivity this airline provides will undoubtedly strengthen our ties and facilitate trade and experiences between our two nations,”

All eyes will be on how this new route performs.

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