Dubai-based flydubai today celebrated its inaugural service to Olbia, becoming the first Emirates airline to operate direct flights from Dubai.
This marks the start of three weekly flights to Olbia’s Emerald Coast Airport (OLB) as part of its seasonal operation and the expansion of its network in Italy to Catania, Milano Bega Mo, Naples and Pisa five locations.
The inaugural flight landed at Olbia Emerald Airport (OLB) to a water cannon salute and warm welcome by airport officials led by Olbia Emerald Airport CEO Silvio Pippobello.
Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer, said: “Dubai is committed to opening up to underserved destinations and we are delighted to introduce our flight to Olbia, Sardinia, More summer travel options.”
He said: “Italy has been a popular destination for UAE and GCC customers since we first started operating in the region in 2018, and we look forward to offering even more travel options as flydubai enters another record-breaking summer. “
Pipobello said: “Thanks to flydubai’s extensive network, today’s inaugural flight greatly enhances the connectivity of the island of Dubai, benefiting the region and its residents, while officially introducing our destination to the global market. Opening up presents significant opportunities.”
“In fact, starting today, Sardinia will be easily accessible from every corner of the globe, in just one stop.”
He added: “We thank the airlines for their trust in our destination, the region of Sardinia for their invaluable support, the Sardinian airports who have collaborated to achieve this milestone, and all stakeholders who have worked to make this flight a success. By.”
Commenting on the launch, flydubai Senior Vice President Commercial Operations and E-Commerce Jeyhun Efendi said: “With the launch of our fifth destination in Italy, we look forward to offering our passengers an easier and more reliable travel option between Dubai and Dubai. between Olbia.
“Our flights will be operated by Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, so passengers can enjoy a comfortable travel experience whether they choose business class or economy class,” he said.
He added: “Olbia joins flydubai’s seasonal summer destination network which includes Batumi, Bodrum, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Mykonos, Santori Ni, Tivat and Trabzon.”– trade arab news agency