Flydubai announces international service reductions

The low cost carrier will halt numerous services throughout March

Dubai’s low cost carrier Flydubai has become the latest airline in the UAE to announce operational freezes
Dubai’s low cost carrier Flydubai has become the latest airline in the UAE to announce operational freezes

Dubai’s low cost carrier Flydubai has become the latest airline in the UAE to announce operational freezes on an international level.

The airline announced yesterday that the COVID-19 situation has led the company to adjust services across the globe. It explained: Flydubai follows the directives issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the local health authorities. We will continue to work closely with our airport and airline partners to ensure that all safety measures are in place and in line with international standards.”

Joining the likes of both Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways, Flydubai announced the following adjustments:

Saudi Arabia
Following a directive from the authorities in Saudi Arabia, flydubai flights to and from Saudi Arabia have been cancelled until March 31.

Iran
Flydubai flights to the Iranian cities of Esfahan, Lar, Mashhad, Shiraz and Tehran have been temporarily suspended following a directive from the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).

Bahrain
Flights to and from Bahrain have been cancelled until March 31.

Kuwait
Flights to and from Kuwait will be cancelled between March 14 and 19.

Italy
Flights to and from Catania have been cancelled from March 15 to May 20. Flights to and from Naples have been cancelled from March 14 to May 21.

Slovakia
Flights from and to Bratislava have been cancelled between March 13 and 27.

Poland
Flights from and to Krakow have been cancelled between March 15 and 28.

South Sudan
Flights and to Juba have been temporarily suspended from March 14.

Pakistan
Flights to and from Sialkot will be rerouted to Islamabad on from March 14 to 17. Flights to and from Faisalabad and Multan will be rerouted to Islamabad from March 15 to 17.  Flights to and from Quetta on March 16 and 17 have been cancelled and passengers will be rebooked on the Karachi flights. Flights to and from Karachi will continue to operate to schedule.

Djibouti
Flights from and to Djibouti have been suspended from March 18.

Jordan
Flights from and to Amman have been suspended from March 1.

Iraq
Following a directive from the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), flights from and to Iraq have been suspended from March 17.

Lebanon
Following a directive from the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), flights from and to Beirut have been suspended from March 17.

Turkey
Following a directive from the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), flights from and to Istanbul have been suspended from March 17.

Azerbaijan
Flights from and to Baku have been suspended from March 18.

India
Flights to and from India will be cancelled between March 17 and 31.

Ukraine
Flights from and to Ukraine have been suspended from 17 March.

Egypt
Flights to and from Alexandria will be cancelled between March 19 and 31.

Sudan
Flights from and to Sudan have been suspended from March 17.

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