Forget the $455-$665 return air ticket fees you are accustomed to on various carriers trolling the Entebbe-Dubai route daily. Dubai-based Flydubai will take take you on a return flight to Dubai at a paltry $399. Flydubai announced the addition of three east african destinations Entebbe inclusive at the beginning of September.
Commenting on the launch of these new routes, Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer of Flydubai, said: “We are delighted to announce the launch of three new East African destinations which also sees Flydubai become the first national carrier from the UAE to fly to Rwanda and Burundi, underlining our commitment to opening up underserved markets.”
Flydubai will operate seven flights a week between Entebbe and Dubai starting from 28 September 2014.
Air Travel has tremendously improved in the past three years with Entebbe airport attracting and maintaining daily flights by big carriers like Fly Emirates, Ethiopian and Qatar airways. this announcement from flydubai comes as a blessing since its a cheaper option compared to the other carriers. To the uganda business community and leisure travelers, the future looks bright.