Flydubai adds three new African routes

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Dubai-based flydubai has announced the addition of three new East African routes, bringing the total number of destinations in the carrier’s network to 80. With the launch of flights in September to Bujumbura in Burundi, Entebbe in Uganda and Kigali in Rwanda, flydubai will fly to nine destinations in Africa.

In addition to operating between Dubai and these three new cities, flydubai has obtained the rights to carry passengers between Uganda and Burundi.

Commenting on the launch of these new routes, Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer of flydubai, said: “We are delighted to announce the launch of three new East African destinations which also sees flydubai become the first national carrier from the UAE to fly to Rwanda and Burundi, underlining our commitment to opening up underserved markets.” Flydubai will also offer Business Class for the first time between Dubai and Burundi.