flydubai expands its footprint in Moscow with new service to Sheremetyevo International Airport

Flydubai Boeing 737-8KN WL A6-FEU (msn 40273) BFI (Brandon Farris). Image: 926389.

Dubai-based flydubai has announced the start of its new daily flights to Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) in Moscow from November 29, 2017. This will increase the airline’s frequency to the Russian capital to double daily with the existing service to Vnukovo International Airport (VKO).

flydubai first started operating to Moscow in 2014 and has grown its network in Russia to 11 unique points.  Makhachkala, Ufa and Voronezh being the latest additions with operations commencing in October 2017. Along with these newest points on flydubai’s network the airline operates direct flights to Kazan, Krasnodar, Mineralnye Vody, Moscow (VKO), Rostov-on-Don, Samara and Yekaterinburg.

The airline, which recorded a 45% growth in passenger numbers to Russia in the first half of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016 and is the first carrier to operate direct flights to Sheremetyevo International Airport from the UAE. The airport is one of the three airports serving the city of Moscow, along with Domodedovo International Airport and Vnukovo International Airport, and is one of the largest airports in Russia.

flydubai operates flights to more than 95 destinations in 44 countries offering passengers from Russia greater opportunity to connect onwards on the flydubai network to popular routes like Male (Maldives), Colombo (Sri Lanka) and Zanzibar (Tanzania) via Dubai’s aviation hub. Business Class and WiFi are available on flydubai’s flights to Russia.

Top Copyright Photo: Flydubai Boeing 737-8KN WL A6-FEU (msn 40273) BFI (Brandon Farris). Image: 926389.

Flight Details

Flights between Dubai (DXB) and Sheremetyevo (SVO) will start on November 29, 2017. flydubai’s FZ 917/918 will operate daily between Dubai International, Terminal 2 and Sheremetyevo International Airport.

Flight Number Route Departure Time Arrival Time
FZ 917 DXB – SVO 00:55 Local Time 05:25 Local Time
FZ 918 SVO – DXB 06:25 Local Time 12:40 Local Time

 

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