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Flydubai to launch new Saudi Arabia route

The low-cost carrier is the first UAE airline to fly to AlUla

Flydubai has announced that it will launch direct flights from Dubai to AlUla in Saudi Arabia.

The new AlUla route will operate twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays from Dubai International (DXB), Terminal 2.

The airline will also resume its operations to Yanbuin in Al Madinah Province on the Kingdom’s west coast, with three flights per week operating on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

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Speaking about the airline’s increased operations, Flydubai chief commercial officer Hamad Obaidalla said: “We’re pleased to be able to offer passengers from the UAE and our network the opportunity to visit and explore one of the world’s most beautiful and untouched destinations.

“We are also looking forward to the resumption of our operations to Yanbu. Flydubai is dedicated to further strengthening the cultural, trade and tourism ties between our two countries by making travel more accessible.”

Flights to Yanbu’s Abdul Mohsin bin Abdulaziz International Airport will begin on 24 February 2022, while flights to Prince Abdul Majeed bin Abdulaziz Airport (ULH) will start on 2 March 2022.

Flydubai’s network in the kingdom now comprises six cities, including Dammam, Jeddah, Madinah and Riyadh.

For more information, visit www.flydubai.com

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