Dubai-based airline flydubai has announced the resumption of flights to Qatar, with a double daily service from Dubai International (DXB) to Doha’s Hamad International Airport starting on January 26.

Return business class fares start from (Doha to Dubai) at QR4,000 and economy class at QR725, the airline said on Thursday.

Commenting on the announcement, Ghaith al-Ghaith, chief executive officer at flydubai said, “with today’s announcement we see the flydubai network grow to 64 destinations. Flights to Doha will start from January 26 and to meet expected demand we are pleased to launch operations with a double daily service. We hope to be able to continue to grow the service.”

Sudhir Sreedharan, senior vice president (Commercial Operations -UAE, GCC, Africa and the Subcontinent) at flydubai said, “flydubai offers convenient and reliable travel services between both countries. Passengers have the opportunity to choose how they would like to travel whether it is in the comfort of business class or a customised experience in economy class. Tickets are available to book today on”

Passengers will have the option to experience business class enjoying space and privacy in the cabin, a comfortable spacious seat, inflight entertainment with films and TV shows available to watch and a range of delicious snacks and complimentary hot and cold beverages.

Passengers travelling in economy class will enjoy a Recaro designed seat offering optimal levels of space and comfort in the air.

flydubai continues to roll-out WiFi across its fleet enabling passengers to stay connected during their flight and can browse the web, send emails, use social networks and get the latest news.

Passengers are also able to choose between bundled (Flex/Value) or unbundled (Lite) fares depending on their travel needs.

“flydubai’s passenger experience has been redesigned to enable travel in a safe environment that minimises crew and passenger contact and offers passengers confidence to travel at every step of their journey. The airline has recently introduced an extended multi-risk travel insurance that includes Covid-19 cover to offer passengers greater piece of mind when travelling.”

In the UAE, flydubai has also partnered with Aster DM Healthcare and NMC Healthcare to offer passengers PCR testing at special rates. To take advantage of these special rates, passengers must be able to present a valid flydubai booking confirmation along with their Emirates ID or passport copy.

Passengers are required to make sure that they are up to date with the regulations from the IATA Travel Centre for their whole journey, and follow the guidance issued by the authorities and the airline.

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