Over 100 destinations promised: Emirates, Flydubai partnership

Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

31st Aug, 2020. 08:21 pm
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A partnership between airline giants Emirates and Flydubai now promises Emirates customers access to 30 more locations via Flydubai.

Both corporations have announced that they can once again gain access to a wide range of locations around the world that will connect seamlessly and safely through Dubai.

Following the resumption of global travel, the two airlines reviewed their strategic partnership to offer their customers better connectivity, convenience and flexibility whilst keeping a sharp focus on health and safety that is now a requirement due to the global pandemic.

Emirates customers now have the ability to access to over 30 locations offered by Flydubai while Flydubai customers now have access to over 70 locations that Emirates had access to. Some of the favorite locations that Flydubai now offers Emirates customers are Belgrade, Bucharest, Kyiv, Sofia and Zanzibar.

“We are delighted to announce that our customers can once again take advantage of the complementary strengths of Emirates and flydubai to access an enhanced network of cities on a single ticket and integrated loyalty programme, enjoy a safe, smooth and stress-free transfer experience through Dubai and have their baggage checked through to their final destination. The partnership has crossed a number of successful milestones since its inception in 2017 and over the coming months, Emirates and flydubai will be working together to re-open even more of the world for our customers” said Adnan Kazim, Emirates’ Chief Commercial Officer.

Hamad Obaidalla, Chief Commercial Officer at flydubai said: “We are confident that the demand for travel will continue to increase as more countries gradually start to lift restrictions on international travel. flydubai has restarted operations to 32 points around the network since June and we expect the number to steadily grow over the next few months.”

Both Emirates and Flydubai are offering traveling experiences with health safety measures forall involved including customers and staff. Using Dubai as the connecting point, customers and staff go through thermal screening at the Dubai international. Transfer desks have also been fitted with anti-microbial screens while airport staff have been dressed in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

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