Flydubai to introduce new daily services to Malaysia


The Dubai-based carrier will be the first Middle East airline to fly to Langkawi and Penang 

Dubai-based carrier Flydubai has announced the launch of a new daily service to the tourist-friendly islands of Langkawi and Penang in Malaysia. 

Flights from terminal 3 of Dubai International airport (DXB) to Penang International Airport (PEN) and Langkawi International Airport (LGK) will commence from 10 February 2024, with flights to Langkawi operating via the stop in Penang.

With the launch of flights to Langkawi and Penang, Flydubai expands its footprint in Southeast Asia to four destinations, including its operations to Krabi and Pattaya in Thailand.

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Flydubai will deploy its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on the Malaysian routes, featuring lie-flat seats in Business Class and the added comfort and enjoyable travel experience in Economy Class.

Commenting on the launch of flights, Flydubai chief executive officer Ghaith Al Ghaith said: “We are pleased to see our presence in Southeast Asia grow with the launch of operations to Langkawi and Penang. These destinations in Malaysia offer cultural diversity, leisure activities and investment opportunities. Our new flights will be popular for passengers not only from the UAE, but from the GCC and the European markets as well.”

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