Khaleej Times, Saturday, Apr 30, 2022 | Ramadan 29, 1443
Flydubai adds Izmir to its growing network in Turkey
Emirates: Flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, announced today the
launch of flights to Izmir in Turkey starting from June 26 with a three-times
weekly service. Flights to Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB) will operate from
Terminal 2 at Dubai International (DXB) on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
With the start of flights to Izmir, flydubai’s network in Turkey will grow to
four points including Ankara (ESB), Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) and
Istanbul Airport (IST). flydubai will also operate summer seasonal routes to
Bodrum (BJV) and Trabzon (TZX) frpm 23 June to offer passengers more options to
travel this summer.
Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer at flydubai, said: “we are pleased to
see our network in Turkey further grow with the start of flights to Izmir.
During the busy summer period, we will operate 24 flights a week to Turkey,
providing passengers with more opportunities to experience different cities in
the country whether they are travelling for a city break or beach holiday. The
new direct flights will help stimulate trade links between Dubai and one of the
busiest cities in Turkey.”
Izmir is the third largest city in Turkey located on the Aegean coast. It is
known for its archaeological sites, rich heritage and its pleasant coastal
climate. Its central location provides access to the most mesmerising coastal
villages and beautiful beaches, ideal for a day trip to unwind and get away from
the city’s urban atmosphere.
Jeyhun Efendi, Senior Vice-President, Commercial Operations and E-commerce at
flydubai, said: “we are committed to making travel more accessible and providing
more choice for our passengers. We are confident that Izmir will be a popular
choice for passengers from the UAE and GCC. We look forward to welcoming our
passengers on board and we hope they enjoy the flydubai experience whether they
are travelling in Business Class or Economy Class.”
Flights from Terminal 2, Dubai International (DXB) to Izmir Adnan Menderes
Airport (ADB) will operate three times a week on Wednesdays, Fridays and
Sundays. Emirates will codeshare on this route offering passengers more options
for connections through Dubai’s international aviation hub. Return Business
Class fares from DXB to ADB start from Dh8,900 and Economy Class Lite fares
start from Dh1,900.