Flydubai announced that it will start its flights to Tirana, the capital of Albania, to be the first Emirati carrier to provide direct flights to this city.
Flydubai will operate two flights per week between Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Tirana International Airport (TIA), effective March 28.
Commenting on the announcement, Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO of flydubai, said: “As countries within our aviation department continue to lift travel restrictions, we continue to look for new opportunities to connect previously underserved markets in Dubai. Wataniya operates direct flights between Dubai and Tirana. “
Tirana, the capital of Albania, offers visitors a wide range of heritage and cultural attractions including many museums. Additionally, Albania is famous for its castles and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Nature parks, lakes, and thermal waters attract visitors seeking activities and adventures.
“The start of direct flights between Dubai and Tirana provides a more convenient travel option for Albanian citizens living in the UAE and for many tourists visiting Albania for leisure, business, or transit traffic,” said Ermal Derrida, Ambassador of the Republic of Albania to the United Arab Emirates. People have the opportunity to discover the beauty of Albania, which is located in the heart of the Balkans and the Mediterranean. Albania also offers excellent food and a range of attractions at an affordable price. Albanians are known for their hospitality, which makes visitors from the UAE and GCC countries feel at home. “.
“The flights to Tirana will be available for booking starting today on the airline’s website … and through our travel partners with a flight from Dubai of less than six hours, Tirana has a location,” said Jehun Effendi, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations and E-commerce at flydubai. Central in southeastern Europe with easy access to the beautiful coastlines and mountains along the Adriatic Sea. We look forward to welcoming our passengers on our flights. “
Flydubai provides comfortable and reliable travel services, and passengers will have the option to experience Business Class and enjoy the space and privacy in the cabin, the spacious comfortable seat, and entertainment on board with the latest movies and TV programs available to watch and a range of dining options. Passengers will also benefit from priority check-in service at Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport.
Economy class passengers will enjoy a Recaro-designed seat that provides ideal levels of space and comfort in the air. Flydubai continues to deploy Wi-Fi service across its fleet, allowing passengers to stay in touch during their flight, can surf the web, send emails, use social networks and get the latest news. Passengers can choose from various packages of prices, whether combined, flex or value, according to their travel needs.
The flights on this destination will be part of the codeshare flights with Emirates Airlines, providing passengers with smoother connections through Dubai Airport as a global hub for aviation to 155 destinations between the Emirates network and flydubai networks including Australia, China, the Indian Ocean, Japan, South Asia, and the United States.
The flydubai passenger experience has been redesigned to enable travel in a safe environment that minimizes crew and passenger contact and provides passengers with the confidence to travel every step of their journey. Flydubai provides comprehensive multi-risk travel insurance that includes coverage against COVID-19 to give passengers greater peace of mind when traveling.