flydubai touches down in Budapest and Warsaw
• Dubai-based carrier launches flights to Warsaw and Budapest from 30 September
• flydubai will operate four times a week to Budapest and daily flights to Warsaw
aerobd.news : flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, has launched flights to Warsaw and Budapest from 30 September.The carrier will operate four weekly flights from Dubai International (DXB) to Budapest International Airport (BUD) and daily flights to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW). This will be the carrier’s second destination in Poland after Krakow (KRK).
Representative of this new direct air-link, the first flight to Budapest was piloted by Captain Fabian Laszlo from Hungary and First Officer Eisa Al Suwaidi from the UAE. In addition, among the Hungarian cabin crew operating the inaugural flight was the Captain’s daughter, Senior Cabin Crew Cserne Fabiana Rebeka and Cabin Crew Toth Reka. The inaugural flight to Warsaw was operated with Polish nationals including Senior Cabin Crew Agata Samborska and Cabin Crew members Katarzyna Boryna and Paulina Kaniowska.
Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer at flydubai, said: “we have seen growing demand for travel this summer and with the start of flights to Budapest and Warsaw, we are expanding our network over the winter schedule to offer our passengers more choice for travel. Our newly launched operations to Hungary and Poland will also strengthen links with the UAE.”
Warsaw is the capital and largest city in Poland. It is known for its beautiful architecture as well as its vibrant café and restaurant culture. Situated on the Vistula River and offering numerous green outdoor spaces, Warsaw has become a popular destination especially among those seeking an experience that is steeped in history.
Located on both sides of the Danube River Budapest is a popular leisure destination and can be explored by bike, boat, bus or on foot. Visitors to the Hungarian capital can explore a wide variety of museums and galleries, impressive architecture and the well-known thermal baths.
Jeyhun Efendi, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations and E-commerce at flydubai,added: “the start of direct flights to Budapest and Warsaw expands our network in Europe to 20 points in 17 countries. We are excited to offer passengers a reliable and affordable option to travel to Dubaiand the convenience of connecting further afield on code share flights on the combined Emirates and flydubai network of 190 destinations.”
Complimentary 1-Day Ticket to visit Expo 2020
Passengers booking a flydubai flight to Dubai will enjoy a complimentary 1-Day Ticket to visit Expo 2020 Dubai, taking place from 01 October 2021 to 31 March 2022. The initiative is valid for all bookings made from 01 September for travel during the event dates.
Emirates will code share on this route offering travellers more seamless connections through Dubai’s international aviation hub to more than 190 destinations between both the Emirates and flydubai networks including Australia, China, Indian Ocean, Japan, South Asia and the United States.
Flights from Terminal 3, Dubai International (DXB) to Budapest International Airport (BUD) will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, while flights to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) will operate daily.
Return Business Class fares from DXB to BUD start from AED 7,995 and Economy Class Lite fares start from AED 1,095. Return Business Class fares from BUD to DXB start from HUF 523,700 and Economy Class Lite fares start from HUF 86,792.
Return Business Class fares from DXB to WAW start from AED 7,000 and Economy Class Lite fares start from AED 1,730. Return Business Class fares from WAW to DXB start from PLN 5,470 and Economy Class Lite fares start from PLN 1,686.
Passengers are required to make sure that they are up to date with the regulations from the IATA Travel Centre and the IATA destination tracker for their whole journey, and follow the guidance issued by the authorities and the airline. Passengers can also visit the COVID-19 information hub on flydubai.com for more information.
Flights are available to book on flydubai.com, the official flydubai App, the Call Centre in Dubai on (+971) 600 54 44 45, the flydubai travel shops or through our travel partners. In addition, passengers have the option to choose full packages from holidays by flydubai.
For the full timetable and fares, please visit: https://www.flydubai.com/en/plan/timetable
From its home in Dubai, flydubai has created a network of more than 90 destinations served by a fleet of 54 aircraft. Since commencing operations in June 2009, flydubai has been committed to removing barriers to travel, creating free flows of trade and tourism and enhancing connectivity between different cultures across its ever-expanding network.
flydubai has marked its journey with a number of milestones :
- An expanding network : Created a network of more than 95 destinations in 50 countries across Africa, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Central and South-East Europe, the GCC and the Middle East, and the Indian Subcontinent.
- Serving underserved markets : Opened more than 70 new routes that did not previously have direct air links to Dubai or were not served by a UAE national carrier from Dubai.
- An efficient single fleet-type : Operates a single fleet-type of 54 Boeing 737 aircraft and includes: 36 Next-Generation Boeing 737-800, 15 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 3 Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft.
- Enhancing connectivity : Carried more than 75 million passengers since it began operations in 2009.