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Flydubai Will Offer Holiday Packages To Boost Revenues

Dubai’s budget carrier flydubai said it will offer holiday packages, insurance, and other ancillary benefits in order to expand its business and strengthen revenues.  CEO Ghaith al Ghaith said “We certainly realize the potential of the ancillary revenues and hope to extend into that market by providing holiday packages, insurance, and other services.”   

Ghaith said the airline does not have any immediate plans to expand its fleet of aircraft further, but they will receive a sixth plane next month.  The carrier, he said, is still committed to going forward with its India plans, which were cancelled last month, although it’s too early to say when this might be launched.  Operational issues forced flydubai to postpone three new routes to Lucknow, Chandigarh, and Coimbatore.  Ghaith said India and the continent is an important market for flydubai and “we shall announce our strategy for the region in time.”
 

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