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flydubai inaugurates Bangkok service

The inaugural flydubai flight from Dubai International Terminal 2 landed at Bangkok International Airport on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. (File photo: Reuters)

Dubai-based flydubai has officially launched its Bangkok service, marking the start of its first double daily route outside of the GCC.

The inaugural flight from Dubai International Terminal 2 landed at Bangkok International Airport on Tuesday, November 29, providing connecting routes for travel through Dubai.

For the launch of flights to Bangkok, flydubai is offering special promo rates. Business Class return fares to Bangkok will be $882 (Dh3,240) while Economy Class return fares will be $338 (Dh1,240) including taxes.

Thailand is the latest addition to flydubai’s network of more than 90 destinations.

Commenting on the launch of the new route, Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer at flydubai, said: “Today’s inaugural flight to Bangkok is a significant milestone for our airline and represents the increasing maturity of flydubai’s network. We look forward to offering business and leisure travelers from both Dubai and Bangkok increased choice and flexibility across our network.”

Speaking at a press conference held with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Sudhir Sreedharan, Senior Vice President, Commercial (GCC, Subcontinent and Africa) for flydubai, said: “Bangkok is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world, offering a wide range of attractions and activities. With the addition of this important city to flydubai’s growing network we will not only offer passengers from Dubai alternative travel options through Thailand, but additionally connect Thailand to Russia and Europe via Dubai, strengthening the UAE’s position as an international travel hub.”

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Last Update: Wednesday, 30 November 2016 KSA 21:43 - GMT 18:43
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