flydubai is set to resume operations to Naples in Italy. The three weekly flights to Naples International Airport (NAP) will commence on July 1, 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 August 1.
From June 2, 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, 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, Commercial Operations and E-commerce, 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. flydubai has made these European destinations more accessible for passengers from the UAE and the GCC and we look forward to restarting our operations to Catania in the coming few weeks.’’
Flights to Bodrum and Trabzon in Turkey will start from June 4 and 24, respectively. The carrier will commence flights to Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt from June 15, and to the Greek islands Santorini and Mykonos from June 18.
flydubai will also restart its operations to Batumi in Georgia and Tivat in Montenegro from 25 June and both destinations offer UAE residents visa on arrival.
Passengers are required to make sure that they are up to date with the regulations from the IATA Travel Centre and the IATA destination tracker for their whole journey, and follow the guidance issued by the authorities and the airline. Passengers can also visit the COVID-19 information hub on flydubai.com for more information.