flydubai has opened bookings for repatriation flights to 13 countries, media reports said. With that, residents and visitors in the UAE can book their flights to any of those countries. However, the new special flights are subject to government approval.
These flights are scheduled to operate between April 14 to April 22. flydubai is a budget carrier in the UAE. The airline announced it repatriation flights to help stranded passengers return to their respective countries.
The airline said on its website “In light of the recent flight restrictions imposed by various countries, at flydubai we are working round-the-clock to help you travel back home safely. We would like to announce that residents and visitors from selected destinations…who are currently in the UAE can now fly back to their home countries on special repatriation flights.”
Residents and visitors in the UAE can return back to Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Iraq, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan through this special repatriation service, media reports said. flydubai’s repatriation flights will only carry citizens of those countries. All flights are expected to operate from Dubai International Airport’s Terminal 2.
Another flight offering a similar service is Etihad Airways. Eithad had also announced that its repatriation flights will carry back residents and visitors back to their respective countries. Eithad Airways’ special passenger flights will include destinations such as Brussels, Dublin, London Heathrow, Tokyo Narita and Zurich, media reports said.
Etihad Airways has resumed its special passenger flights from Dubai International Airport Terminal 3 until April 22, media reports said.