Airline

Flydubai starts service to Istanbul

Saturday, June 19 - Dubai’s first low cost carrier, flydubai, launched flights to the ancient capital of Turkey yesterday, its 18th destination.  Flight FZ751 landed at Sabiha International Gocken International Airport in Istanbul at 2250 hours. 

Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO of flydubai, said “Istanbul is one of the most popular destinations for UAE residents who are seeking a short break.  With a wealth of historical sites and shopping options there is much to delight and occupy visitors.  This year Istanbul is the European Capital of Culture so when you put that together with flydubai’s simple, uncomplicated, low fares, there has never been a better time to visit the capital.”  

Istanbul has a population of 18 million and its location on the outer edge of Europe makes it a melting pot of cultures because of centuries of influence from both the East and West.  Trade between the UAE and Turkey, currently valued at about $9 billion per year, will be strengthened by flydubai’s new service to Istanbul.  Ticket fares for flights to Istanbul start at Dh450 one-way including all taxes and one piece of hand luggage.   Flight FZ751 operates five times a week, departing from Dubai at 1855 hrs and arriving at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen Airport at 2250 hrs local time.  Return flight FZ752 departs at 2335 hrs and lands in Dubai at 0500 hrs local time.
 

More Airline
Turkish Airlines partners with Warner Bros and Lego Movies to launch new inflight safety video
Emirates announces one-off A380 service to Islamabad
Emirates now offers two flights a day to Prague
Latest Travel News
Experience the peaks near Lausanne Switz...
Looking for an adventure - go to Iraq fo...
Turkish Airlines partners with Warner Br...
Featured Sights To See
Phare et digue

Phare et digue

Nice, France

This place is located at one end of the Nice harbor and is a good place to go to relax. There is a sea wall here along which you can walk down to the Nice lighthouse.  The phare et digue is a wonderfully peaceful place with an atmosphere where you can truly unwind.     Port de Nice ...

Baha'i House of Worship

Baha'i House of Worship

Chicago, United States

Technically located just north of Evanston in Wilmette, the Bahai House of Worship is the oldest Bahai house of worship in the world, and the only one in North America.  The land was purchased in 1908 with Bahai contributions from around the world.  The cornerstone was laid by Abdul-Baha himself in 1912, but construction did not begin until the 1920s.  It was a protracted process, a...

What to do with kids in tow?

What to do with kids in tow?

Houston, United States

The Children’s Museum of Houston The Children’s Museum of Houston offers 20 interactive exhibits including robots, anchoring the news, being elected mayor of Kidtropolis, exploring nanotechnology, mathematics in Cyberchase, water in FlowWorks and a three story tower in PowerTower, along with many more. Website: www.cmhouston.org Telephone: +1 713 522 1138 Address: 1500 Binz, Houst...

Sharjah Aquarium

Sharjah Aquarium

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Seahorses, clownfish, moray eels and sharks are some of the 250 plus creatures you’ll find here at Sharjah’s newest attraction. Phone: 528 5288 Location: off Al-Meena St Opening Times: Mon-Thu 8am-8pm, Fri 4-9pm, Sat 8am-9pm Admission: Adult AED20, child under five free, family AED50...