Dubai-based lowcost carrier flydubai today (February 5) announced the start of flights to Al Ula in Saudi Arabia, becoming the first UAE carrier to operate on this route from Dubai.
The carrier will also resume its operations to Yanbu with three flights a week (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays), thus growing its network in the kingdom to six points including Dammam, Jeddah, Madinah and Riyadh.
Flights to Yanbu’s Abdul Mohsin bin Abdulaziz International Airport will begin on February 24, while flights to Prince Abdul Majeed bin Abdulaziz Airport (ULH) will start on March 2.
On this Al Ula route, flydubai will operate twice a week (Wednesdays and Saturdays), from Terminal 2, Dubai International (DXB).
Chief Commercial Officer Hamad Obaidalla said: “We are 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 in Al Madinah Province. flydubai is dedicated to further strengthening the cultural, trade and tourism ties between our two countries by making travel more accessible,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service