Flydubai becomes first UAE carrier to fly direct to Ljubljana in Slovenia
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Flydubai becomes first UAE carrier to fly direct to Ljubljana in Slovenia

Flydubai becomes first UAE carrier to fly direct to Ljubljana in Slovenia

The airline will now operate flights to 20 destinations across 17 countries in Europe

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Dubai-based carrier flydubai became the first airline to operate direct flights to to the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana from the UAE.

The inaugural flight FZ 1789 from Dubai International (DXB) to Ljubljana Joze Pucnik Airport (LJU) touched down just after 2pm on September 24 to a water cannon salute.

The Boeing 737 Max flight from Dubai will operate every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and will depart from Dubai’s Terminal 3 at 10am arriving in Ljubljana by 2.15pm. The return flight departs at 3.15pm from Slovenia and arrive in the UAE by 11.05pm.

Return Business Class fares from DXB to LJU start from Dhs8,000 and Economy Class fares start from Dhs1,900. Return Business Class fares from LJU to DXB start from EUR1,700 and Economy Class fares start from EUR350.

“We are excited to see our network in Europe grow to 20 points in 17 countries, many of which had very few or no direct links to the UAE. flydubai’s direct flights to Ljubljana will strengthen the ties between our two countries and help stimulate tourism, trade and investment opportunities in the future. We look forward to welcoming on board our passengers from Slovenia, especially as our city gets ready to welcome the world as Expo 2020 Dubai opens its doors to visitors from beginning of October,” said Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO at flydubai.

Flydubai has grown its network to over 95 destinations 50 countries across Africa, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Central and South-East Europe, the GCC and the Middle East, and the Indian Subcontinent.

With the resumption of flights to Prague and Zagreb on September 23 and the launch of operations to Ljubljana on 24 September, the airline has stated that it will also additionally resume flights to Budapest and Warsaw on September 30 and Ankara and Helsinki in October, serving a total of 20 destinations in Europe.

Read: Dubai’s flydubai resumes operations to Prague, Zagreb

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