flydubai restarts its operations to Somaliland

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The Dubai-based carrier to operate a three-times weekly service to Hargeisa in Somaliland from 10 August growing its network in Africa to 12 points in nine countries

flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, announced today the start of its three-times weekly service to Hargeisa Egal International Airport (HGA) from 10 August. This will bring the number of destinations flydubai operates to in Africa to 12 points in nine countries including Sohag International Airport (HMB) and Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (SSH) which started earlier this summer.

Commenting on the relaunch of the route, Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer of flydubai, said: “we are committed to provide underserved markets with direct air links to Dubai. We are pleased to restart our operations to Hargeisa which will provide the Somali diaspora with a convenient option to visit their families and friends in their home country. With the codeshare agreement with Emirates and the interline agreements we have in place more than 200 destinations can now be reached through Dubai’s aviation hub.”

Sudhir Sreedharan, Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations (UAE, GCC, Africa and the Indian Subcontinent) at flydubai, said: “flydubai is committed to creating free flows of trade and tourism between the regions we fly to and we believe that our reliable and convenient passenger and cargo services will help to open up the trade opportunities between Hargeisa and Dubai and onward destinations. We are sure that both our Economy Class and Business Class will exceed the passengers’ expectations and we look forward to welcoming passengers from Hargeisa on board again soon.”

flydubai will become the first carrier to operate to Hargeisa, Somaliland from Dubai. The carrier continues to open up underserved markets and expand its network in Africa. flydubai also has plans to relaunch its operations to Uganda in the coming few weeks.

flydubai currently operates to 12 points in nine countries in Northern and Eastern Africa:

Airport Code
City
Country
1
JIB
Djibouti
Djibouti
2
HBE
Alexandria
Egypt
3
HMB
Sohag
Egypt
4
SSH
Sharm
Egypt
5
ASM
Asmara
Eritrea
6
ADD
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
7
HGA
Hargeisa
Somaliland
8
JUB
Juba
South Sudan
9
KRT
Khartoum
Sudan
10
DAR
Dar-Es-Salam
Tanzania
11
ZNZ
Zanzibar
Tanzania
12
EBB
Entebbe
Uganda
Flight details
Flights from Terminal 2, Dubai International (DXB) to Hargeisa Egal International Airport (HGA) will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 August 2021.

Return Business Class fares from DXB to HGA start from AED 4,700 and return Economy Class fares start from AED 1,600.

Flight Number
Emirates Codeshare flight Number
Departure Airport
Departure Time
Arrival Airport
Arrival Time
Flight Time
FZ 661
EK 2182
DXB
04:05
HGA
06:35
03:30
FZ 662
EK 2183
HGA
07:35
DXB
12:20
03:45
Flights are available to book on flydubai.com, the official flydubai App, the Call Centre in Dubai on (+971) 600 54 44 45, the flydubai travel shops or through our travel partners. In addition, passengers have the option to choose full packages from holidays by flydubai.
For the full timetable and fares, please visit: https://www.flydubai.com/en/plan/timetable

Passengers are required to make sure that they are up to date with the regulations from the IATA TravelCentre 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.

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