Flydubai to resume flights to Asmara
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Flydubai to resume flights to Asmara

Flydubai to resume flights to Asmara

Flights to Eritrea’s capital start from April 15


Dubai-based carrier flydubai has resumed flights to Eritrea’s capital Asmara with a weekly flight service.

Flights to Asmara start from April 15, and will operate between Terminal 2 at Dubai International (DXB) and Asmara International Airport (ASM).

Return fares from DXB to ASM for Business Class passengers begin at Dhs4,410, while Economy Class fares start from Dhs2,010. Meanwhile, return Business Class fares from ASM to DXB start at $1,270, while Economy Class fares commence at $510. Fares include a $30 charge for Covid-19 testing on arrival to Asmara.

Flight Number Frequency Departure Airport Departure Time Arrival Airport Arrival Time
FZ 657 Thursdays DXB 3.45am ASM 6.40am
FZ 658 Thursdays ASM 7.45am DXB 12.30am

Passengers can book their flights on the carrier’s website, via its app, call centre or through flydubai travel shops or travel partners.

Flydubai has been steadily increasing its operations and has recently announced the start of flights to a number of destinations including Doha, Istanbul and the Maldives as well as new routes such as Malta, Tel Aviv and Tirana.

Read: Flydubai to begin twice weekly flights to new destination in Europe

Flydubai will also become the first UAE-based carrier to offer direct flights between DXB and Salzburg Airport (SZG), beginning May 13, 2021.

Read: Flydubai adds four new flights to Europe; first UAE carrier to begin direct service between Dubai-Salzburg

Sudhir Sreedharan, senior vice president of commercial operations (UAE, GCC, Africa and the Indian Subcontinent) at flydubai, said: “We are pleased to relaunch our operations to Eritrea as we continue to offer convenient and reliable travel services between both countries. We look forward to welcoming our passengers from Asmara back onboard our flights as they travel to Dubai and beyond on our growing network.”

Flydubai has recently introduced an extended multi-risk travel insurance that includes Covid-19 cover. In the UAE, it has also partnered with Aster DM Healthcare and NMC Healthcare to offer passengers PCR testing at special rates.

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