Langkawi, Malaysia

flydubai Initiates Daily Services to Malaysia’s Langkawi and Penang

 

Dubai-based airline, flydubai, has announced the inauguration of daily services to Langkawi and Penang in Malaysia, starting from 10 February 2024.

This launch makes flydubai the first carrier to offer flights from the UAE and the Middle East to these sought-after destinations, enhancing connectivity and offering convenient travel options via Dubai’s aviation hub.

Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer at flydubai, expressed his pleasure at the expansion of flydubai’s operations in Southeast Asia, emphasizing the significance of these flights for tourism and business connectivity between the UAE and popular holiday destinations in Malaysia. He highlighted that these new routes would attract passengers from the GCC and European markets, in addition to those from the UAE.

With the inclusion of Langkawi and Penang, flydubai now extends its services to four destinations in Southeast Asia, adding to its existing operations to Krabi and Pattaya in Thailand.

Enhanced Travel Experience

flydubai will operate its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on these Malaysian routes, featuring lie-flat seats in Business Class and promising an enjoyable travel experience in Economy Class. Sudhir Sreedharan, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations at flydubai, emphasized the importance of the Malaysian market for the airline and expressed optimism about the popularity of the daily service among passengers across the network.

Diverse Tourist Experiences

Langkawi and Penang are renowned for offering a diverse range of experiences to tourists. Langkawi is famed for its immaculate beaches, lush rainforests, and stunning geological formations, offering activities like island hopping, cable car rides to the Sky Bridge, and exploration of the Kilim Karst Geoforest Park. The island’s duty-free status also makes it a shopper’s paradise.

Penang, dubbed the “Pearl of the Orient,” is a cultural melting pot, blending influences from Chinese, Malay, Indian, and British heritage. The UNESCO-listed George Town in Penang is known for its historic architecture, vibrant street art, and delectable street food.

flydubai’s new daily services to Langkawi and Penang are set to boost tourism and business connectivity between the UAE and Malaysia, offering passengers diverse cultural and leisure experiences and convenient travel options.

Flight details

Starting from 10 February 2024, flights will operate daily from Terminal 3, Dubai International (DXB) to Penang International Airport (PEN) and Langkawi International Airport (LGK).

Return Business Class fares from DXB to PEN start from AED 11,000 and Economy Class Lite fares start from AED 2,700.

Return Business Class fares from DXB to LGK start from AED 11,000 and Economy Class Lite fares start from AED 3,500.

Flight Number

Departure Airport

Arrival Airport

Departure Time

Arrival Time

FZ  1603

DXB

PEN

04:10

15:05

FZ  1603

PEN

LGK

16:05

16:45

FZ  1604

LGK

PEN

19:45

20:45

FZ  1604

PEN

DXB

21:45

01:05

All Times Local

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