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flydubai Launches Daily Direct Flights between Dubai and Yangon; Includes Southeast Asia in its Routes Network

Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited (“YACL”), operator of Yangon International Airport (“YIA”), today welcomes the first inaugural flight of flydubai, a governmentowned budget airline, direct from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This marks flydubai’s first scheduled daily flight in Southeast Asia.

flydubai will take over the Dubai-Yangon direct flights from Emirates and will increase its flight frequency to daily from four flights per week between the two cities. The two airlines will now codeshare the Dubai-Yangon-Dubai route from today.

The budget airline will utilise next-generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft for the flights, which can carry up to 174 passengers. The flights will take approximately 5 hours and 35 minutes. Yangon International Airport “YIA” received 4,665 passengers from Middle East Nationality and the arrival grew by 8% compared to the same January – October period last year according to the source from Ministry of Hotels & Tourism. (Ref: https://tourism.gov.mm/statistics/arrivals-2019-october/ )

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