flydubai launches new route to Hyderabad

15/06/2011 - Dubai Investment News Posted by Neil King
flydubai launches new route to Hyderabad

Investment relations between India and the UAE could be strengthened over the coming years following the launch of a new flight schedule.Low cost carrier flydubai has introduced a thrice weekly flights from Dubai to Hyderabad.The move doubles the airline's routes into India, with flight to Lucknow already available, and takes it total number of worldwide destinations to 37.Ghaith Al Ghaith, chief executive of flydubai, said: "India is a key destination for flydubai and will provide a low cost alternative to the existing full service and other budget carriers operating in India."We target the business circle, tourists and largely the Indian expat community in the UAE."Recent figures have shown that some 1.8 million Indian expatriates live and work in the UAE.Meanwhile the Emirates Industrial Bank has said tourism numbers will double in the UAE over the next 14 years.