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Flydubai starts flights to Hargeisa

“We strive to provide underserved markets with direct air links to Dubai."



By (Staff Report)

Published: Wed 10 Jun 2015, 11:11 PM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 2:45 PM

Dubai — Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight to Hargeisa landed on Tuesday at Hargeisa Egal International Airport marking the launch of a direct four times weekly service to Hargeisa.

Flydubai’s delegation was headed by Ghaith Al Ghaith, chief executive officer of flydubai, and Sudhir Sreedharan, senior vice president Commercial (GCC, Subcontinent and Africa) of flydubai. Upon landing in Hargeisa Egal International Airport, the delegation was greeted by Abdirahman Abdillahi Ismail, vice-president of Somaliland and Mohamud Hashi Abdi, Minister of Civil Aviation and Air Transport of Somaliland.

Ghaith Al Ghaith, chief executive officer of flydubai, said: “We strive to provide underserved markets with direct air links to Dubai. The addition of Hargeisa to our network will provide the Somali diaspora with the opportunity to visit their families and friends in their home country.  With the interline agreements we have in place more than 250 destinations can now offer flights to Hargeisa through Dubai’s aviation hub.”

Flydubai’s Business Class is available on flights to and from Hargeisa and across the airline’s network, offering passengers a more comfortable and personalised travel experience.

Cargo services are also available on the new route, providing cargo solutions to a network of more than 90 destinations in Africa, Middle East and Subcontinent, Eastern Europe, Russia, Caucasus and Central Asia, and 135 additional destinations worldwide due to interline agreements. 

  business@khaleejtimes.com


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