Wednesday, February 20, 2013

► SOUTH SUDAN: flydubai to start Dubai - Juba from late April.

flydubaiflydubai (FZ), the Dubai based LCC, has announced operations to Juba, the capital city of South Sudan. Commencing 21 April 2013, flights will operate 4x a week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays using a Boeing 737-800 between Dubai Terminal 2 and Juba Airport.

flyDubai 737s in Dubai

flydubai(FZ): Dubai - Juba
-Effective 21 April 2013
  • FZ611 DXB1010 – 1400JUB 73H 1256
  • FZ612 JUB1500 – 2115DXB 73H 1256
Source [Amadeus]

flydubai’s CEO, Ghaith Al Ghaith, said: 
We are pleased to start operations to Juba as it enables us to further broaden our network in Africa and opens up more routes to previously underserved markets.
Source [flydubai]

With the addition of Juba to its African network (which consists of Djibouti, Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan), flydubai has increased accessibility to and from Dubai, launching to date 32 routes that either did not previously have direct links with the emirate or were not served from Dubai by a designated UAE carrier.