Dubai based flydubai is contemplating to launch more flights to tier-II cities in India in a bid to offer extensive connectivity to air travellers seeking tickets from under-served destinations of the nation.
flydubai, the Dubai based low-cost airline is planning to start more flight services from Dubai to tier-II cities in India. Considering the high influx of travellers from India to Dubai, the airline believes that this is the ideal time to run more flights to under-served cities and offer extensive connections to air travellers who seek tickets to fly from these cities.
“Since we started flying to India in 2010 there has been strong demand for our flights.” said the airline’s senior vice president. He also confirmed the launch of more flights.
The airline is running flights to major Indian cities of Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Lucknow and recently expanded its network across by launching services to Delhi, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram. The airline started offering tickets for four weekly flights to the capital of India and connected Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram with three-times-a-week service.
“We are thankful to the authorities for providing us with the opportunity to deliver more options to passengers who are looking to travel to India and the UAE. The interest in this delegation reflects the increasing levels of investment, trade and tourism between the two business-friendly countries and the flydubai network highlighting the importance of improving connectivity. We look forward to working closely with the authorities going forward.” quoted by CEO of the reputed carrier.
With flights to six destinations in India, the airline can offer tickets for around 5,140 seats till summer 2015, of which it is utilising 3,441. flydubai is keen to offer flight tickets to fly from many of 30 international airports in India.
The carrier has also started providing tickets for Business Class seats on its flights from Delhi, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram.