Flydubai Dhaka service from Feb 14
Dubai's low-cost carrier flydubai will operate to the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka from February 14.
The second destination in Bangladesh, flydubai is set to start services to Chittagong on January 17.
An official release quoted Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO, flydubai, as saying: "I am very pleased that the addition of Dhaka to our route network is our first announcement of 2011 – a year that is set to be even busier than 2010."
“There is a large Bangladeshi population living and working in the UAE, and I’m confident that the addition of flydubai’s flights to the capital will be popular with this community, as it will provide opportunities for them to travel home more often.”
Flights to Dhaka from Dubai will operate four times per week from February 14, 2011.
While flight FZ 583 will leave Dubai at 1340hrs, arriving in Dhaka at 2015hrs local time, it will turn around as flight FZ 584 departing from Dhaka at 2115hrs, to land in Dubai at 0100hrs.
A one-way fare to Dhaka from Dubai will cost from Dh460, including one piece of hand luggage weighing up to 7 kilos plus one small laptop bag or hand bag. Flights from Dhaka to Dubai start from $200.
Tickets to the Dhaka flighs went on sale on Thursday.
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