flydubai to operate flights from DWC during DXB refurbishment project
Oct 05, 2018: flydubai will operate flights to select destinations from Dubai World Central (DWC) in order to provide more travel options to passengers during the southern runway refurbishment project, announced by Dubai Airports earlier. The refurbishment project is scheduled to take place between April 16, 2019 and May 30, 2019.
flydubai will operate flights to 39 destinations during the period of the refurbishment project to ensure minimum disruption to passengers’ travel plans. At DWC, passengers will continue to benefit from all the convenient travel services offered by flydubai at one of the world’s future aviation and logistics hubs. During this period, flights to ten destinations will also be available from DXB. Flights to all other flydubai destinations will continue to operate from Dubai International (DXB).
Commenting on the announcement, flydubai’s CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith, said, “As we saw in 2014, runway enhancement programmes continue to support the long-term vision for aviation in the UAE. With flydubai flights operating to select destinations from DWC, we aim to not only support this vision but to provide our passengers with as much choice as possible to travel across our network with minimum disruption.”
Flights to 39 destinations from flydubai’s network of 92 destinations will operate from DWC during the runway enhancement project including flights to Alexandria, Delhi, Istanbul, Jeddah, Kuwait, Mumbai and Riyadh. Following the completion of the runway enhancement project on May 30, 2019, flydubai will resume its flights to these 39 destinations from Dubai International (DXB).