Fifa World Cup: flydubai flies 130,000 fans to Qatar on 1,290 shuttle flights

  • 2 years ago
Dubai carrier flydubai has grown 80 per cent bigger than it was prior to the pandemic, said airline CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith. After operating 1,290 flights between Dubai and Doha during the month-long Fifa World Cup and seeing an exceptional performance during Expo 2020, the CEO said he is confident the airline will be able to sustain the same levels of air travel demand in 2023 as well.

The carrier enabled more than 130,000 football fans to travel conveniently to Doha for the games. In the first quarter of this year, flydubai operated 19,000 flights between January 1 and March 31, carrying 2.35 million passengers.

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