The budget airline now serves three destinations in Uzbekistan, including Samarkand and Tashkent
Dubai-based low-cost carrier Flydubai will launch flights to Namangan in Uzbekistan from 24 September 2022 with a twice-weekly service.
When flights launch, Flydubai will be the first carrier to offer direct flights from Dubai to Namangan.
Flights will operate from Terminal 2, Dubai International (DXB) to Namangan International Airport (NMA) twice a week on Wednesday and Saturday.
Return Economy Class fares from DXB to NMA start from AED1,800 (US$490). Return Economy Class fares from NMA to DXB start from US$480.
The addition of flights to Namangan mark the third destination in Uzbekistan to be served by the airline, including current flights to the capital, Tashkent, and twice-weekly flights on Tuesday and Friday to Samarkand, which will commence on 20 September 2022.
Flydubai chief executive officer Ghaith Al Ghaith said: “Uzbekistan has become an emerging market for Flydubai and we are delighted to see our network expand there with the start of flights to Namangan and, launching next week, Samarkand. The commencement of our 10 weekly flights to the market will strengthen trade and cultural links between the UAE and Uzbekistan.”
Flydubai senior vice president Commercial Operations and E-commerce Jeyhun Efendi added: “Central Asia has become a fast-growing market for flydubai where we have seen sustainable demand for travel since starting operations. We look forward to welcoming more travellers from Namangan as they connect to other points in the Flydubai network, including Jeddah, Madinah and Malé.”
The airline is now on track to fly to seven destinations in Central Asia, including Almaty and Nur-Sultan in Kazakhstan, Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan and Dushanbe in Tajikistan, as well as Namangan, Samarkand and Tashkent in Uzbekistan.
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