LONDON – UAE based airline flydubai has announced that it will be expanding its summer seasonal route network by adding two new routes. The carrier currently operates flights to Sabiha Gokcen International Airport in Turkey and has said it will be adding Milas-Bodrum Airport (BJV) and Trabzon Airport (TZX) to its network.
Flights to Bodrum, which is the main gateway to the Turkish Riviera will be operated ona twice-weekly service starting from June 04 until Spetember 01, with the flights to Trabzon, a popular city on the black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey, will be servered on a three-times weekly service starting on May 13 running until September 01.
Commenting on the announcement, Jeyhun Efendi, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations and E-commerce at flydubai, added: “We recognise that since the pandemic it has not been possible for our customers to travel as much as they would have liked. Adding Bodrum and Trabzon to our seasonal schedule will provide passengers with more options to travel this summer. We have steadily grown our network to more than 75 destinations and we will continue to launch flights to more destinations in the region as restrictions ease. Flights are available to book on flydubai.com.”
All flights will be operated from Terminal 2 in Dubai International (DXB) which is the carriers main hub with flights to Bodrum running on Tuesday and Fridays, and flights to Trabzon running on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
The new routes will now see flydubai’s network reach 78 destinations, which includes Severn locations in Russia as well as flights to popular destinations including Bucharest, Colombo, Maldives, Minsk, Tel Aviv, Tbilisi, Baku, Tirana and Zanzibar. In addition to these new flights, Emirates airlines have announced alongside this that they will be code-sharing the new routes to offer passengers connections through Dubai International to more than 155 destinations between both carriers destinations including Australia, China, Indian Ocean, Japan, South Asia and the United States.
flydubai also confirmed it would be extending its multi-risk travel insurance for all customers, ensuring that customers who book flights have peace of mind when travelling and with constant changes in travel restrictions around the globe these types of insurance offers are perfect for business and leisure travellers that need to fly.