flydubai added Batumi in Georgia, Qabala in Azerbaijan, and Tivat in Montenegro to its growing network of destinations, the company announced on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The flights will operate from June to September 2017. According to the company, flydubai will be the first carrier to offer direct flights from the UAE to Qabala and Tivat, and the first from Dubai to Batumi. The current network of flydubai comprises 93 destinations in 44 countries spanning from Yekaterinburg in the north, Bangkok in the east, Zanzibar in the south and Prague in the west. The company plans to expand further, according to Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer at flydubai:
We continue to look for opportunities to further expand our network and offer our passengers more options to travel especially for the summer holiday season. These popular new routes in will complement our existing comprehensive network and will be a gateway to explore this part of the region.
Flights can already be booked directly on the official website of flydubai.
Schedule of flights to Batumi, Qabala, and Tivat
flydubai will operate three weekly flights between Dubai and Batumi from 22 June to 30 September 2017 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
Batumi is the second largest city in Georgia, located on the coast of the Black Sea in the country’s southwest region. Batumi is a popular tourist destination known for its bustling seaside resorts during the warm months of the summer. The city is also an important sea port with thriving shipbuilding, food processing, and light manufacturing industries.
flydubai will operate two weekly flights between Dubai and Qabala from 22 June to 17 September 2017 on Thursdays and Sundays.
Qabala, also known as Gabala, is the capital of the Gabala District one of the richest archeological and historic regions of Azerbaijan. Qabala is considered a popular tourist destination due to the combination of a mild climate, woods along the mountains, excellent wildlife and recreational resorts.
flydubai will operate two weekly flights between Dubai and Tivat from 23 June to 25 September 2017 on Mondays and Fridays.
Already a popular tourist resort, Tivat is set to become a nautical tourism centre for the southern Adriatic. This coastal town in southwest Montenegro is renowned for its pleasant climate and natural beauty and is conveniently located a short drive away from Dubrovnik in Croatia and Sarajevo in Bosnia-Herzegovina.