MINSK, 22 February (BelTA) – Flydubai has launched flights to Minsk, BelTA learned from the press service of Minsk National Airport.
The air carrier will operate three flights a week between Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Minsk National Airport (MSQ) on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Departure from Dubai is at 18.50 on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, arrival in Minsk - at 23.50. The return flight departs from Minsk at 00.50 on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays and arrives in Dubai at 7.45.
“We are convinced that the development of air service between Belarus and the United Arab Emirates, including the launch of air service by Flydubai, will contribute to closer cooperation between our countries in economy, culture, and tourism and to the increase in both direct and transfer passenger traffic,” Director General of Minsk National Airport Vyacheslav Khoronenko said when commenting on the new flight.
Founded in 2008, Flydubai is a state-owned airline of the United Arab Emirates, based at Dubai International Airport. The airline offers passengers the opportunity to travel to 155 destinations through Dubai International Airport to the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Europe.
The visa-free regime between Belarus and the UAE has been in force since 16 January 2021. Citizens of Belarus can enter, travel and transit through the UAE, as well as stay there without visas for 90 days from the date of entry.
The Belarusian air carrier Belavia has also launched regular flights to Dubai.