flydubai to Resume Service to Asmara From April 15, 2021
flydubai will resume weekly service to Eritrea’s capital Asmara starting April 15, 2021. The carrier also recently restarted flights to Doha, Istanbul and the Maldives, and launched new service to Malta, Tel Aviv and Tirana.
On Tuesday (April 6, 2021), Dubai-based flydubai announced the resumption of weekly service between Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Eritrea’s capital Asmara (ASM) starting April 15, 2021. Tickets are now bookable to Asmara on the carrier’s website and the flights will operate out of Dubai International’s Terminal 2. Flydubai has been steadily increasing their operations with the recent restart of flights to Doha, Istanbul and the Maldives, as well as the launch of new service to Malta, Tel Aviv and Tirana.
In Tuesday’s announcement, flydubai’s Chief Executive Officer, Ghaith Al Ghaith, said,
“We continue to reopen destinations on our network and look forward to offering our passengers the convenience of direct airlinks to Dubai.”
Also commenting on the resumption of service to Asmara, flydubai’s Vice President – UAE, GCC. Africa and the Indian Subcontinent, Sudhir Sreedharan, added,
“We are pleased to relaunch our operations to Eritrea as we continue to offer convenient and reliable travel services between both countries. We look forward to welcoming our passengers from Asmara back onboard our flights as they travel to Dubai and beyond on our growing network.”
flydubai was founded in 2009 and currently serves over 70 destinations in 47 countries across Africa, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Europe, the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council), the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent. The Dubai-based carrier has opened more than 40 new routes that previously did not have direct air links to Dubai. flydubai operates a single fleet type of 50 Boeing 737s including 37 Next Generation 737-800s, 11 737 MAX 8s and three 737 MAX 9s. The airline has carried over 75 million passengers since 2009.