“From June 7, Flydubai airline began to operate flights on the route Dubai-Sochi-Dubai,” the carrier’s press service reported.
"Russia is an important market for us. Flydubai became the first airline from the Persian Gulf countries offering direct flights between Dubai and Sochi. The launch of flights to Sochi is another example of how we continue to open previously underserved markets," The report cites Jeyhun Efendi, the senior vice president of commercial operations and e-commerce.
Aircraft Boeing-737-700 on this route will fly during the period of spring-summer navigation. The flights are operated twice a week on Mondays and Fridays, departure from Dubai is at 01:15, arrival in Sochi is at 04:10. The opposite rout departure from Sochi is at 05:10, arrival in Dubai is at 10:00.
Flights are operated jointly with airline Emirates Airlines.