Dubai’s no-frill carrier flydubai today announced it would reimburse 100 per cent fares for its flights from Lucknow between August 15 and September six through travel vouchers to mark the month of Ramadan.
While the airline has launched the offer for its flights to and from several countries,in India the facility can be obtained on “all flights to and from Lucknow – including connections beyond Dubai”,the airline said in a statement here.
“Passengers will only have to pay for the taxes for certain flights booked before August 1 with travel dates between August 15 and September 6.
“The fare will be given back to passengers in the form of a voucher via email on September 9. Passengers receiving the vouchers will have the privilege of using them on any flydubai route and is valid until December 8,” the statement said.
The low-cost carrier claimed the move was “a first of its kind” and “no other airline in the region has offered all its passengers travelling within specific dates the full fare refund”.
flydubai CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith said the scheme was launched during the Ramadan to enable people to connect with family and friends. “We believe in giving our customers genuine offers and schemes,which are not only exciting but also unmissable”,he said.
Besides the UAE,the offer is valid in countries like Azerbaijan,Bahrain,Egypt,Jordan,Kuwait,Lebanon,Oman,Qatar,Pakistan,Sri Lanka,Sudan and Syria.
Government-owned flydubai was established in 2008 and began commercial flights from June,2009. It currently has a fleet of nine Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft and operates to 22 destinations.