UAE: Airlines Increase Capacity Amid Eid Holidays

by Deeplata Garde
UAE: Airlines Increase Capacity Amid Eid Holidays

There’s been a constant surge in the travel industry post-pandemic. Airlines all across the world are expanding their operations as demand rises and travel restrictions godown. But due to the festival month around, UAE is prepping for people to travel for Eid celebrations. UAE recently declared that many airlines increase capacity for Eid Al Fitr. People gear up to travel for the festival and summer months.

Which Airlines Have Increased The Capacity?

FlyDubai, a UAE based airline has understood the rising demand for travelling in the UAE region and has increased the frequency of its flights. It also has opened routes to Baku, Tbilisi, Maldives and Sarajevo. Other popular destinations that seem to have an increase in demand are Colombo and Istanbul.

Between the 30th of April and the 8th of May, over 2,200 flights will fly.  This is a significant increase above the carrier’s typical schedule. Over the next two weekends, the expected seat factor is around 80 per cent and the total capacity. This capacity mentioned above will be on flights to Almaty, Budapest, Colombo, Kathmandu, Naples, and Yerevan.

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Carry Important Documents And Check-In Early

Many custom-made package deals to travel to specific destinations have made it more convenient for the masses. This is a reason behind the surge in demand for increased airlines’ capacity. We can observe a fair enough rise in the economy and business class ticket bookings.

Over the period, customers choosing packaged hotel stays and excursions to fit their interests, have increased their bookings for unique Holidays by flydubai packages.  Passengers flying during this period should check-in online, arrive at the airport three hours before their flight’s departure schedule, and have all necessary travel papers.

Passengers must ensure that they are up to date on the guidelines from the IATA Travel Centre and the IATA destination tracker. During the voyage, you need to obey the authorities and the airline’s instructions. For further information, they may go to the Covid-19 information portal on

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