FlyDubai adds Kilimanjaro to its network

FlyDubai yesterday commenced flights to Kilimanjaro International Airport, the springboard to Tanzania’s northern safari circuit.

This is the third destination in Tanzania FlyDubai is now serving after Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar, giving travelers on this low cost airline from across its growing network excellent connectivity at affordable cost.

The flights, six times a week to start with, are using a brand new Boeing B737MAX8 in the airline’s typical two class configuration of Business and Economy.

Three of these flights are routing via Dar es Salaam on the way back to Dubai, also increasing capacity to the commercial capital of Tanzania while raising the number of services to Tanzania to now 14 per week.

FlyDubai now offers flights to a dozen African destinations, among them Entebbe, Addis Ababa, Asmara, Djibouti, Khartoum and Juba, all within nonstop reach of their B737-800NG and B737MAX8 fleet aircraft. The new B737MAX8 aircraft offers better operating economics but also a longer range and more seats compared to the B737-800NG.

FlyDubai has of late also been cooperating very closely with Emirates, its sister airline and the two are now offering a growing number of code shared destinations expanding each others reach out of Dubai.

Source: ATC News