flydubai expands network of flights on Saudi Arabia
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan.10 / Trend, E.Ismayilov /
flydubai, Dubai's innovative low-cost airline, has added another destination in Saudi Arabia to its network and will start flights to Ha'il, the company's press release says on Thursday.
Flights to Ha'il, an oasis city in Nejd in the north west of the country, will commence on 13 February 2013. The city contributes to a large percentage of the Kingdom's wheat, date and fruit production.
Flights to Ha'il will operate twice a week and will commence on 13 February 2013.
Round trip fares from Dubai to Ha'il will start at 272 USD.
"As we remain committed to better serve the Saudi market, we are grateful to the authorities for their continuous support of flydubai. The start of this service reaffirms our commitment to serve regional airports with direct flights to Dubai. We look forward to serving passengers from Ha'il, which is becoming increasing important to the Kingdom's economy," flydubai CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith said.
flydubai first launched services to Saudi Arabia in November 2010, and now serves Riyadh, Jeddah, Abha Yanbu, Dammam, Gassim, Tabuk and Taif and in addition to Ha'il.
flydubai's network now spans more than 50 destinations in 32 countries across the Middle East, Africa, Indian Subcontinent, Asia and Central & Eastern Europe.
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.