Wizz Air To Expand Into Dubai

Eastern European low cost carrier Wizz Air has announced an upcoming expansion into Dubai, with plans to link the emirate with Bucharest, Budapest, Kiev and Sofia using its fleet of 180-seat Airbus A320 jets. When the flights are launched in late October 2013, the airline will also become one of the first carriers to operate … Continue reading

Flydubai Looks To Russia And Central Asia For Growth

Middle Eastern low cost carrier Flydubai is looking to Russia and Central Asia for growth, announcing an expansion of operations for the region. 6 new destinations will be introduced within this year, with the airline launching service to Mineralnye Vody in mid-April and Dniepropetrovsk, Krasnodar, Odessa, Rostov and Volgograd to follow from mid-September 2013.   … Continue reading

Fairmont Grand Hotel Kiev Welcomes First Guests

Toronto’s Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has entered the Ukrainian capital Kiev with the opening of the new Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv, located in the heart of the city’s historic Podil district. Offering stunning views of the celebrated Dnepr River and the picturesque architecture, the hotel is easily accessible from the international airport and the central … Continue reading

Flydubai Launches New Ukrainian Flights

Low cost carrier Flydubai has bolstered its network with the launch of flights between Dubai and the Ukraine with its 189-seat Boeing 737-800 jets. The airline began services to Kiev, Kharkiv and Donetsk last weekend, as part of its commitment to develop routes underserved by direct air links to the UAE.   Dubai – Kiev … Continue reading

Flydubai Commences Services To Ahmedabad

UAE low cost carrier Flydubai has inaugurated flights between its base in Dubai and Ahmedabad, its third Indian destination after Hyderabad and Lucknow. The new route marks the airline’s entry into Gujarat and western India, with strong demand expected from business travellers.   Flight FZ 437 departs Dubai at 2210 hrs on Saturdays, arriving in … Continue reading