flydubai announces full reimbursement for flights from Lucknow
Dubai`s no-frill carrier flydubai today announced it would reimburse 100 per cent fares for its flights from Lucknow between August 15 and September six through travel vouchers to mark the month of Ramadan.
New Delhi: Dubai`s no-frill carrier
flydubai today announced it would reimburse 100 per cent fares
for its flights from Lucknow between August 15 and September
six through travel vouchers to mark the month of Ramadan.
While the airline has launched the offer for its
flights to and from several countries, in India the facility
can be obtained on "all flights to and from Lucknow -
including connections beyond Dubai", the airline said in a
"Passengers will only have to pay for the taxes for
certain flights booked before August 1 with travel dates
between August 15 and September 6.
"The fare will be given back to passengers in the form
of a voucher via email on September 9. Passengers receiving
the vouchers will have the privilege of using them on any
flydubai route and is valid until December 8," the statement
The low-cost carrier claimed the move was "a first of
its kind" and "no other airline in the region has offered all
its passengers travelling within specific dates the full fare
flydubai CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith said the scheme was
launched during the Ramadan to enable people to connect with
family and friends. "We believe in giving our customers
genuine offers and schemes, which are not only exciting but
also unmissable", he said.
Besides the UAE, the offer is valid in countries like
Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman,
Qatar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Syria.
Government-owned flydubai was established in 2008 and
began commercial flights from June, 2009. It currently has a
fleet of nine Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft and operates to 22