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flydubai resumes operations to Italy

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flydubai is set to resume operations to Naples in Italy. The three weekly flights to Naples International Airport (NAP) will commence on 1 July and offer passengers from the UAE more options for travel this summer. flydubai will increase the frequency of flights to Naples to a four-weekly service from 1 August.

From 2 June, a quarantine-free travel corridor has been established between Italy and the UAE enabling passengers to travel between the two countries with less restrictions. A negative COVID-19 test result will be required 48 hours before departure from the UAE. On arrival in Italy, all passengers over the age of two years will be required to take a rapid antigen test. The safe travel corridor with Italy is the latest in a series of agreements signed by the UAE including those with Bahrain, Greece and Serbia.

Hamad Obaidalla, chief commercial officer in flydubai, said, “We are pleased to see more countries opening up for safe tourism and is a step in the right direction to speed up recovery and boost travel this summer. This is a good sign that confidence in travel is returning and the efforts taken by stakeholders in the tourism industry to safeguard every step of the journey will benefit our passengers. We look forward to restarting our flights to Naples, a much-anticipated destination on the flydubai network.”

Commenting on the announcement, Jeyhun Efendi, senior vice president in commercial operations and e-commerce in flydubai, said: “We are excited to offer our passengers convenient travel options to some of the most popular holiday spots in Europe including Mykonos and Santorini. Naples is another popular destination for the summer and a great starting point to discover the beauty of the Amalfi coast.”

Flights to Bodrum and Trabzon in Turkey will start from 4 and 24 June, respectively. The carrier will commence flights to Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt from 15 June, and to the Greek islands Santorini and Mykonos from 18 June.

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