flydubai expands Pakistan network
Multan and Sialkot join airline’s existing operation to Karachi
Dubai, UAE; 10 February 2013 – flydubai, Dubai’s innovative airline, is to begin operations to two new destinations in Pakistan – Multan and Sialkot.
Flights to the north-eastern city of Silkot and Multan, located in central Pakistan, will operate three times a week from 13 March 2013 and 14 March 2013 respectively. Return fares start at AED 1,050.
flydubai’s CEO, Ghaith Al Ghaith, said: “Our flights to Karachi have been busy since operations began in June 2010. With a significant number of expatriates living in the UAE, and established trade links, we expect these new destinations to be equally successful as people seek affordable fares between our nations.”
Sialkot: Flights to Sialkot will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. FZ337 is scheduled to depart Dubai Terminal 2 at 0025, arriving in Sialkot at 0425 local time. Return flight, FZ338, will leave Sialkot at 0525, landing in Dubai at 0815 local time.
Multan: Flights to Multan will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. FZ339 will take-off from Dubai Terminal 2 at 0030, landing in Multan at 0405 local time, with return flight FZ340, departing Multan at 0505, with a scheduled arrival time in Dubai of 0715 local time.
Return fares to Sialkot from Dubai start at AED 1,050, while those to Multan cost from AED 1,230. All fares are inclusive of taxes plus one piece of hand luggage weighing up to 7kg and one small laptop bag or handbag. Checked baggage starts at AED 50 for 20kg. A seat with extra legroom costs AED100. Once on board, passengers can choose from a range of optional extras, including in-flight entertainment packages priced from AED 10 or select from the varied menu of refreshments and Duty Free items.
Flights can be purchased from flydubai’s website (flydubai.com), its Call Centre (+9714 231 1000), flydubai Travel Shops or through travel partners. Bookings in Pakistan can be made by calling 042 111786747. Further information and details of the carrier’s car rental and travel insurance services can also be found on flydubai.com.
Established in March 2008, flydubai is Dubai’s first low-cost airline and the fastest growing start-up airline in the world. Since commencing operations in June 2009, the airline has established an operational route network of more than 50 destinations across the Middle East, Africa, Indian Subcontinent, Asia and Central & Eastern Europe and has built up fleet of 28 aircraft. Owned by the Government of Dubai, the low-cost carrier supports the city’s commercial and tourism sectors by serving all travellers and providing them with affordable air links to a range of destinations. The airline is dedicated to quality service and comfortable travel, lowering costs by optimising operational efficiencies and offering the passenger more choice. flydubai Cargo started operations on 1 January 2012 and operates within the flydubai passenger network as well as to offline stations.
For more information about flydubai services, please visit flydubai.com.