Dubai-based flydubai today announced the addition of a third destination in Bangladesh. The airline will commence direct flights between Dubai and Sylhet on 01 April 2015.
The service will begin with five flights a week and will increase to daily starting 04 May 2015.
Commenting on the new announcement, Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer at flydubai, said: “We are happy to welcome Sylhet, another previously underserved point, to our growing network of more than 90 destinations. This announcement sees our weekly service to Bangladesh grow to 34 flights, and we look forward to welcoming the people of Sylhet onboard flydubai.”
The Subcontinent remains an important market for flydubai. Last year, the airline launched four routes in India, more than doubling its network in the country. Chennai will also welcome flydubai’s first flight at the end of this month.
flydubai serves a wide network of destinations in the Subcontinent. This network covers eight points in India, three points in Bangladesh and Pakistan, two points in Afghanistan, as well as the capital cities of the Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka, Male, Kathmandu and Colombo respectively.
The Sylhet operation is in joint partnership with Regent Airways, Bangladesh.
Flights can be booked from flydubai’s website (flydubai.com), its Contact Centre (+971) 600 54 44 45, flydubai Travel Shops or through travel partners. Further information and details of the carrier’s car rental and travel insurance services can also be found on flydubai.com.
Flights between Sylhet and Dubai start on 01 April 2015 with five flights a week. flydubai’s FZ 595/596 operates between Dubai International Terminal 2 and Sylhet’s Osmani International Airport on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Starting 04 May 2015, flydubai will operate daily between the two cities.
Economy Class return fares from Dubai to Sylhet will start at AED1,350 including 7kg hand baggage, while Business Class return fares will start at AED2,700 and are inclusive of all taxes and 40kg checked baggage.
Economy Class return fares from Sylhet to Dubai will start at USD440 including 7kg hand baggage, while Business Class return fares will start at USD1,300 and are inclusive of all taxes and 40kg checked baggage.