flydubai to Europe – 4 New Destinations announced

Flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, has announced the launch of flights to Basel, Riga, Tallinn, and Vilnius, making it the first UAE national carrier to offer direct flights to these cities in Europe. With these additions, flydubai’s European network now spans 43 destinations across 21 countries.

The airline will commence operations to EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (BSL) from August 2, 2024, marking its debut in the Baltic region with direct flights to Riga International Airport (RIX) in Latvia starting on October 11, and to Tallinn Airport (TLL) in Estonia and Vilnius International Airport (VNO) in Lithuania from October 12, 2024.

Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO of flydubai, expressed pride in the expansion of the airline’s network, highlighting the increased connectivity it brings to Dubai’s aviation hub. Jeyhun Efendi, Senior VP of Commercial Operations and E-commerce, emphasized the importance of the European market for flydubai, reaffirming the airline’s commitment to providing passengers with convenient and reliable service.

Each destination offers unique cultural and tourist attractions. Basel serves as a gateway to three different countries, while Riga, Tallinn, and Vilnius boast magnificent architecture and UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Flydubai will operate its latest aircraft on these routes, featuring lie-flat seats and internationally-inspired menus in Business Class, and seats designed for comfort in Economy Class.

Flight details for the four destinations

Flights will operate from Terminal 3, Dubai International (DXB). Emirates will codeshare on these routes, offering passengers more options for connections through Dubai’s international aviation hub.

Return Business Class fares from DXB to BSL start from AED 13,000 and Economy Class Lite fares start from AED 1,500. Return Business Class fares from BSL to DXB start from CHF 3,325 and Economy Class Lite fares start from CHF 500.

Return Business Class fares from DXB to RIX start from AED 7,060 and Economy Class Lite fares start from AED 1,920. Return Business Class fares from RIX to DXB start from EUR 1,370 and Economy Class Lite fares start from EUR 380.

Return Business Class fares from DXB to TLL start from AED 10,400 and Economy Class Lite fares start from AED 2,100. Return Business Class fares from TLL to DXB start from EUR 2,100 and Economy Class Lite fares start from EUR 490.

Return Business Class fares from DXB to VNO start from AED 7,060 and Economy Class Lite fares start from AED 2,180. Return Business Class fares from VNO to DXB start from EUR 1,370 and Economy Class Lite fares start from EUR 380.

Start DateFlight NumberDeparture AirportArrival AirportFrequency
02 August 2024FZ 1425/1426Terminal 3, DXBEuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (BSL)04 weekly flights
11 October 2024FZ 1441/1442Terminal 3, DXBRiga International Airport (RIX), Latvia03 weekly flights
12 October 2024FZ 1479/1480Terminal 3, DXBTallinn Airport (TLL), Estonia03 weekly flights
12 October 2024FZ 1263/1264Terminal 3, DXBVilnius International Airport (VNO), Lithuania03 weekly flights