flydubai announces double daily flights between Kiev and Dubai

flydubai announces double daily flights between Kiev and Dubai

Ukraine remains an important market for the airline

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today (September 6, 2018) has announced that it will move its existing operations to Boryspil International Airport (KBP) Kiev with effect from 28 October 2018.  From 02 October, double daily flights will be available between Kiev and Dubai.

flydubai launched its operations to Ukraine in 2013 and offers 17 weekly flights from Kiev and Odessa to Dubai. Ukrainian citizens travelling to Dubai can benefit from a Visa-on-Arrival. The visit visa is valid for 30-days and is free of charge. Through flydubai’s expanded codeshare partnership with Emirates, Ukrainian passengers also are offered unmatched travel options via Dubai’s aviation hub.

Jeyhun Efendi, Senior Vice President, Commercial at flydubai, said, “We welcome the start of our double daily service from Boryspil International Airport, which provides a more convenient travel experience and better connectivity via Dubai’s aviation hub to some of the most popular leisure destinations. Our passengers from Kiev were also one of the first on our network to enjoy our new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft with a flat-bed in Business Class and optimized space and comfort in Economy Class.”

The new Boeing 737 MAX 8 cabin offers a flat-bed in Business Class and in addition to the extra space and privacy, passengers can sleep comfortably during their flight. Economy Class offers new RECARO seats, which are designed to optimise space and comfort so passengers can sit back, relax and enjoy their flight. flydubai also offers exceptional inflight entertainment with a full HD, 11.6-inch screen, featuring a wide selection of movies, TV shows, music and games in English, Arabic and Russian. In addition, the Boeing Sky interior with its gently-sculpted sidewalls and its smooth-flowing lines provides passengers with a more relaxing travel environment.

Emirates will codeshare on this route as part of the Emirates flydubai partnership announced in July 2017. For bookings under the codeshare, Emirates passengers will receive complimentary meals and the Emirates checked baggage allowance on flights operated by flydubai in Business and Economy classes. With the partnership, passengers from Ukraine will have an opportunity to travel via Dubai to the hundreds of destinations all over the world.

flydubai operates over 1,700 flights per week to over 90 destinations in 48 countries, including popular routes among Ukrainian travellers, such as Dubai (UAE), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Kathmandu (Nepal) and Zanzibar (Tanzanzia).

Flight Details

flydubai flights FZ 728/727 and FZ 730/729 operate daily between Boryspil International Airport (KBP) and Dubai International, Terminal 2 (DXB), effective from 28 October 2018.

Flight Number Route Departure Time Arrival Time
FZ 728 KBP – DXB 14:25 Local Time 22:00 Local Time
FZ 727 DXB – KBP 09:20 Local Time 13:25 Local Time
FZ 730 KBP – DXB 23:15 Local Time 06:50 (next day), Local Time
FZ 729 DXB – KBP 18:00 Local Time 22:15 Local Time

Business Class return fares from Boryspil to Dubai start at USD1,853 and are inclusive of all taxes and 40kg checked baggage. Economy Class return fares start at USD 317 including 7kg hand baggage.

Flights can be booked through flydubai’s website (, Contact Centre in Dubai (00971) 600 54 44 45, the flydubai travel shops or through our travel partners.

For competitive travel packages visit Holidays by flydubai which provides passengers with thousands of hotel options that suit all budgets and ancillary services including airport transfers, sightseeing packages, UAE visa facilitation, car rental and excursions all available within a single booking process.

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About flydubai

From its home in Dubai, flydubai has created a network of more than 90 destinations and over the next decade the airline will see its fleet grow by up to 296 aircraft. Since commencing operations in June 2009, flydubai has been committed to removing barriers to travel, creating free flows of trade and tourism and enhancing connectivity between different cultures across its ever-expanding network.

flydubai has marked its journey with a number of milestones that represent the scale of the ambition planned for the airline:

  • An expanding network: Created a network of more than 90 destinations in 48 countries across Africa, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Central and South-East Europe, the GCC and the Middle East, and the Indian Subcontinent.
  • Serving underserved markets: Opened up more than 71 new routes that did not previously have direct air links to Dubai or were not served by a UAE national carrier from Dubai.
  • An efficient single fleet-type: Operates a single fleet-type of 62 aircraft including Boeing 737 MAX 8 and Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
  • Record-breaking orders: Placed the largest single-aisle aircraft orders in the region at the 2013 and 2017 editions of the Dubai Airshow.
  • Enhancing connectivity: Carried more than 50 million passengers since it began operations in 2009.

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Source: flydubai