flydubai adds its tenth Russian destination

  • flydubai, having started services just last week to Novosibirsk, has added Nizhny Novgorod (GOJ) to its Russian route roll call this week from its base in Dubai (DXB). As a result, the carrier now operates to 10 destinations in Russia, having first entered the market in 2010 with the launch of flights to Samara and Yekaterinburg. Commenting on the inaugurals, Ghaith Al Ghaith, flydubai CEO said: “Since the start of our flights to Russia five years ago, we have seen strong demand for affordable, reliable and direct services to Dubai. We are committed to growing our network in the market and the new flights to Nizhny Novgorod and Novosibirsk will provide passengers from the UAE and Russia with an accessible means to explore both countries.” The twice-weekly service (Wednesdays and Saturdays), flown by the LCC’s 174-seat 737-800s and commenced on 7 October, will encounter no direct competition. flydubai has announced 18 new destinations since the start of 2015.


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