flydubai

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About Flydubai

IATA code

FZ

ICAO code

FDB

Flydubai headquarters

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Main operational airport

Dubai International (DXB)

Number of destinations covered by flydubai

90

Most popular destination

DXB, MNL, LKO, EBB

Most popular routes

RUH - EBB, DXB - MUX, RUH - LKO, DXB - HYD

Year of establishment

2008

Parent company

Government of Dubai

Popular fleet 

Boeing 737 MAX, Next-Generation Boeing 737-800,

Official airline website 

www.flydubai.com/en/

   Flydubai contact number


(+971) 600 54 44 45

Flydubai is the most affordable airline which includes both comfort and over the edge technology. It offers remarkable service in both the air and the ground.

Founded in 2008, flydubai airlines covers over 90 destinations across Africa, Europe, Central Asia, the GCC, Middle East, Indian Subcontinent, and Southeast Asia. Throughout the years, flydubai has served more than 70 million passengers, becoming the second-largest airline operating from Dubai International Airport. 

Flydubai has been consistently expanding its network to meet an ever-increasing need for efficient, and comfortable flights connecting via Dubai. Most importantly, flydubai ticket price is at a reasonable rate. Therefore, it has partnered with Emirates airlines to offer customers better travel options. Flydubai customers can now travel to Emirates’ worldwide destinations and vice versa.

Flydubai also introduced ‘Business Class’ in 2013 and is recognized for creatively using the Emirati cartoon ‘Freej’ in their inflight safety video.

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Important Key Points on flydubai Story:

  • After one month of operating: Flydubai airways added flights to Alexandria, Amman, and Damascus.  
  • After 3 months: Flydubai had already carried 100,000 passengers.
  • By the end of 2009: Flydubai had added 7 routes.
  • By July 2010: Flydubai has carried 1 million passengers.

After more than 10 years of its establishment, Flydubai currently operates around 1,400 flights per week with over 500 pilots and 1,000 cabin crew.

Flydubai Fleet

Flydubai's young fleet consists of around 70+ New Boeing 737-800 Air Crafts. Flydubai airline carrier also has undergone requests for 100 more Boeing 737-800 to meet the demands of expanding airline network.

It first announced the arrival of 50 Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft in June of its first year of operation. 

With efficiency in mind, flydubai also cares about the environment. For example, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft uses less fuel per seat and incorporates the latest quiet-engine technology.

Flydubai Online Booking Benefits

Flydubai ticket booking comes with great benefits, including Skywards Miles, the airline’s frequent flyer programme and the loyalty program of Emirates. Moreover, flydubai flight booking process ensures affordable fares, such as Lite, Value, and Flex.

A few examples of the distinguished services on all flights:

  • The bright, airy cabins
  • A lighting system to help minimize jetlag
  • The benefits of the Boeing Sky Interior

Not to mention that Flydubai business class is renowned for its inclusivity and high-quality services.

Flydubai Cargo

Flydubai cargo services operate over 300 stations worldwide through interline agreements.

Accurate shipment details are provided to customers until successful delivery. Flydubai uses SkyChain air cargo to deliver packages, whether categorized as General cargo, Priority cargo, Dangerous goods, Perishable cargo, Valuable cargo, Courier cargo, Mail, or Live animals.

Flydubai Recognitions and Awards

Year Award/Nomination

Award / Nomination Type

2021

Best Low-Cost airline in the Middle East by Business Traveller Middle East Awards

2019

Air Cargo Operator of the Year by Business Traveller Middle East Awards

2018

Best Cabin Innovation by APEX

2018

Best Passenger Comfort Innovation by APEX

2018

Flydubai Recognised at the CEO Middle East Awards. Ghaith Al Ghaith received the ‘Aviation CEO of the Year’ award

(Awards & Recognitions)

Travel updates

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flydubai services for Economy Class and Business Class

Economy Class

  • High-quality comfortable seats
  • Legroom
  • In-flight entertainment
  • Individual touchscreen
  • A variety of snacks and beverages available for purchase
  • Onboard WiFi packages

Business Class

  • Extra comfortable wide seats
  • More legroom
  • Reclining seats into flat-beds
  • onboard entertainment
  • Onboard WiFi packages
  • Personal touchscreens
  • Delicious meals & snacks
  • Complimentary hot and cold beverages
  • priority service for fast-tracking
  • Business Class check-in desks
  • Access to business lounge

flydubai Baggage Allowance

Check the guidelines to guarantee you a relaxing trip. We have collected the necessary information to adjust the appropriate weight for your flydubai baggage allowance.

Checked Baggage

The following entails one-way flights for one passenger:

  • Check-in up to 3 pieces of baggage, but each piece has to weigh less than 32 kg and according to your flight ticket.
  • Checked baggage must be well packed and secured with a tag containing the passenger’s name, full address and a telephone number.
  • Checked baggage must not include valuable items, for example, money, jewelry or any  business documents.
  • Travelling with an infant, you can carry one piece of checked baggage with a maximum weight of 10kgs, only if it is within your flight fare.

Class 

Baggage Allowance

Max Size

# of Pieces

Economy Class

20 - 40  kg

75 x 55 x 35cm

Up to 3  (pre-paid)

Business Class

40 kg

75 x 55 x 35cm

up to 3

flydubai Check-in Information

Online check-in is available on flydubai website and mobile app between 48 hours and 90 minutes before departure time. 

Yet, passengers who check-in online still must go to the airport check-in counter to verify their documents and issue the boarding pass.

It’s essential to be mindful of all the following deadlines in order not to miss your flight: 

  • Arrive at the airport 3 hours before departure time 
  • Check-in closes 60 minutes before departure
  • Boarding starts 45 minutes before departure and closes 20 minutes before flight departure

See the official website to get the full list of countries where online check-in is available. 

Airport check-in

  • Airport check-in opens 3 hours before departure and closes 60 minutes before departure
  • Boarding starts 45 minutes before flight departure
  • Boarding gates close 20 minutes before flight departure

Home check-in & Belt pick-up and delivery

  • Home check-in & Belt pick-up and delivery are only available for passengers using Dubai International Airports 
  • Home Check-in service is available up to 6 hours before flight departure. Flydubai agent will arrive at the specified location between 24 and 4 hours before departure to finalize the check-in procedure and take your baggage directly to the airport
  • For passengers landing at Dubai International Airport, belt pick-up and delivery service can be requested up to 4 hours before flight arrival. The agent will handle your baggage and deliver it to your hotel/ home

FAQs for Flydubai

  • Does Flydubai allow web check-in?

    Yes, Flydubai allows web check-in.

  • Does Flydubai provide online seat selection?

    Yes, Flydubai offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • How many routes does Flydubai service in total/as overall?

    The total number of routes serviced by Flydubai is 326.

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