FlyDubai To Resume Passenger Flights Soon

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
FlyDubai To Resume Passenger Flights Soon

Dubai’s low-cost airline Flydubai is all set to return to the skies. The announcement comes after the UAE government announced that residents can travel from 23 June. However, a date for the relaunch as not been announced yet. Furthermore, the UAE government is also yet to provide further details on travel. For now, FlyDubai has released information on what passengers can expect when they travel next.

What Can FlyDubai Passengers Expect?

FlyDubai has re-engineered the entire passenger journey to adhere to the rules put by international health and aviation organisations. Passengers can expect a very different experience. Firstly, all travellers must wear a facemask. Besides, the airline also recommend all passengers to carry along a spare facemask, a sanitizer and wet wipes. Customers who fail to bring these can purchase hygiene kits from the newly installed vending machine in Terminal 2. 

FlyDubai also recommends passengers to arrive well before their scheduled time, so there is time for thermal screening. Cabin crew will wear personal protective equipment including gloves, long-sleeved aprons, visors and face masks. Besides the aircraft toilets will be cleaned every 20 minutes.

Precautions Taken By FlyDubai

Prior to hitting the skies, FlyDubai aircrafts are sterilised every day. In addition, cabin air is also changed every two to three minutes.

Meanwhile, FlyDubai also operated repatriation flights to help UAE Residents head back home. These flights carried 23,000 people to several destinations around the world.

What Else?

Etihad Airways has launched a new in-flight service to ensure wellness of passengers. The Etihad Wellness program covers a host of precautions and services, to help passengers have a pleasant flight. Etihad flights now have ‘wellness ambassadors’ who will be around the aircraft to ensure safety of passengers. The dedicated team will receive special training in Abu Dhabi. The wellness program ensures safety of passengers pre boarding, during check in, on board, and while landing.


-All passengers will be provided details about protocols 24 hours before boarding
-Etihad passengers can change their flights free of cost
-Etihad’s transfer coaches will be sterilized and deep-cleaned before and after every use
-All drivers will wear face masks, and chauffeurs will be shielded with a protective screen


-Etihad’s wellness ambassadors will be available at the Abu Dhabi airport to assist passengers
-Passengers must maintain social distancing & undergo thermal screening
-All passengers and staff must wear facemask at all times. Food will be served as per Covid restrictions

On Board

-Passengers must maintain distance while scanning their boarding passes
-Aircrafts will be sterilized inside out
-Hygiene kits consisting of hand sanitizer, facemask and gloves will be handed out to all passengers
-Cabin crew will wear masks and PPE at all times

On Landing

-Passengers cannot run to exit as soon as they land. Social distancing must be followed even in the aisles.
-Before leaving, passengers will be advised on precautionary measures to be followed in the destination