flydubai has announced the launch of direct flights to Kozhikode in Kerala. Starting from February 2019, the Dubai-based carrier will be operating this service three times a week.
Following this, Kozhikode becomes the eighth destination on flydubai’s Indian network — Other destinations include Ahmedabad, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Mumbai.
|Flight No.||Departure||Arrival||Time of Departure||Time of Arrival|
Owing to Emirates and flydubai’s network partnership, Emirates will codeshare on this route. Under these codeshare bookings, Emirates passengers will receive complimentary meals and the Emirates checked baggage allowance on flights operated by flydubai in Economy class.
Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer, flydubai said, “We have always been proud of the strong ties between India and the UAE. We have seen a stronger flow of trade and tourism between the two countries over the past few years. In 2017, India became the first source market to top 2 million annual visitors representing an impressive 15 per cent year-on-year increase in total number of visitors to Dubai. We are grateful for the support we have received from the Indian authorities and we remain committed to serving the market. We look forward to more opportunities to strengthen the airlinks between the two countries in the future.”
Kozhikode is a major commercial hub in Kerala, and this new flight service by flydubai’s is expected to further strengthen its position in the global business sector.