Flydubai restarting flights to Kazakhstan

Having resumed flights to Dhaka, Djibouti and Kuwait this week, the Dubai airline will further expand its network with services to Almaty and Nursultan

A handout photo of Esentai Tower in Almaty where The Ritz-Carlton Almaty is located (Courtesy: The Ritz-Carlton Almaty)
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Flydubai will restart flights to Almaty and Nursultan in Kazakhstan on Tuesday.

This week, the Dubai carrier restarted flights to Dhaka, Djibouti and Kuwait, bringing its current network up to 24 destinations.

Its service to Almaty International Airport, FZ 1735, will operate twice a week, on Tuesdays and Fridays. From Wednesday, flight FZ 1705 to Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport will also operate twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Both will take off from Dubai International's Terminal 2.

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Flydubai will fly to 24 destinations from July 7 and hopes to increase this to 66 by the end of summer. Courtesy Flydubai

Passengers can book via flydubai.com, travel agents or any of flydubai's travel partners.

Flydubai is currently flying to the following destinations in Africa and the subcontinent: Addis Ababa, Dhaka, Djibouti, Juba and Khartoum.

As part of its European network, it is flying to Belgrade, Bucharest, Kiev, Prague, Sarajevo and Sofia. Almaty, Baku, Bishkek, Dushanbe, Kabul and Nursultan make up its central Asian network. And in the Middle East, the airline is connecting UAE travellers to Alexandria, Baghdad, Basra, Beirut, Erbil, Kuwait and Sulaimaniyah.

The airline is currently allowing guests to change their date of travel, or rebook on another flight or to a different destination, with no penalties.