flydubai, a Dubai-based airline, announced today that direct flights to Poznan, will begin on October 29, making it the first airline in the United Arab Emirates to operate direct flights from Dubai. The launch of flydubai’s three-times-weekly service to Poznan expands the airline’s Polish network to three destinations, including Krakow and the capital, Warsaw. On Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, flights to Poznan Airport (POZ) will depart from Terminal 2 at Dubai International (DXB). Additionally, flydubai operates a daily service to Warsaw and a five-weekly service to Krakow, which will increase to a daily service on June 26, 2023.
Ghaith Al Ghaith, the chief executive officer of flydubai, stated, “We have seen growing demand for travel between the UAE and Poland since the start of our operations to the market in 2018 with the launch of flights to Krakow. We are pleased to see our network expand to three points with the launch of flights to Poznan which will offer our passengers more options for travel to Poland and open up opportunities for more trade and tourism. flydubai is committed to enhancing connectivity between different cultures and we look forward to strengthening links between the two countries.”
The United Arab Emirates and Poland strengthened their relationship in 2022 by implementing a joint economic programme that promotes bilateral business and investment opportunities between the two nations, involving collaboration in sectors such as renewable energy, advanced technologies, agriculture, transportation, and tourism.
Commenting on the route launch announcement, Grzegorz Bykowski, Chief Executive Officer of Pozna Airport, said: “The announcement by flydubai to launch direct flights between Poznań and Dubai is a milestone for the development of the network of connections from Poznań Airport. Direct flights to Dubai mean that residents of Poznań, Wielkopolska and all of western Poland have access to flydubai’s wide network of 120 destinations in 52 countries.”
Bykowsk added, “The new route announcement opens up entirely new travel opportunities from Pozna, which we anticipate will generate additional passenger flows supporting both tourist and business traffic to this region of the globe.”
Poznan, one of the oldest cities in Poland, is renowned for its rich heritage and magnificent architecture, including its Renaissance Old Town. Located in the country’s west-central region, the city has become a significant economic, trade, and tourism hub.
On Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays beginning on October 29, 2023, there will be three weekly flights between Terminal 2 at Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Pozna Airport (POZ).
Business Class return fares from DXB to POZ begin at AED 11,300, while Economy Class Lite fares begin at AED 2,950. Business Class return fares from POZ to DXB begin at €2,670, while Economy Class Lite fares begin at €500.