flydubai, a low cost Dubai-based airline, is to
operate extra flights to Beirut for Eid Al Fitr.
To accommodate anticipated heavy demand,
flydubai has scheduled additional flights on 17, 18, 19 and 25
September departing from Dubai International Airport’s Terminal 2
at 7.40pm and arriving in Beirut at 10.15pm (local time).
For passengers wanting to travel
to Dubai the return flight will take off from Rafic
Hariri International Airport, Beirut, at 11pm (local
time), arriving in Dubai at 3.20am.
Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO of flydubai
said, “The extra flights will allow more people to spend
the festive season of Eid with friends and family and
will be popular to those planning a short getaway during
the holidays. This is a busy season for travel so we
urge passengers to book early so as not to be
The flydubai model is simple, with
customers paying only for the services they want to
receive. The ticket price includes all taxes and one
piece of hand baggage, weighing up to 10 kg, per
Passengers have the option to purchase
checked-in baggage in advance at just AED 40 for the
first piece and AED 100 for the second, weighing up to
32 kg, subject to availability.
Checked baggage at the airport
is also strictly subject to availability and passengers
are advised to book online early to secure the space, as
only pre-purchased baggage can be guaranteed.
A nominal payment of AED 5 allows
customers to select their seat and just AED 50 secures
the extra legroom positions. Bookings can be changed for
a small fee, plus any difference in the fare, and food
and drink can be purchased on board.
flydubai operates from a modernised
and enhanced Terminal 2 on the north side of Dubai
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