Emirates - FlyDubai partnership turns 2 years old and 5,27 million networked passengers
At the end of October, the Emirates - FlyDubai partnership turned 2 years old. At the same time, more than 5.27 million passengers were reported on the joint flight network. And the project continues in the 3rd.
The report also shows that 800 000 of Emirates Skywards members earned 1.5 billion Skywards miles on Emirates and FlyDubai flights operated by codeshare.
The Emirates - FlyDubai partnership is 2 years old
Currently, Emirates passengers can travel to 94 from destinations in the Flydubai network through Dubai International Airport. At the same time, flydubai passengers can travel to 143 from Emirates destinations.
Globally, the preferred flydub destinations for Emirati passengers are: Belgrade, Bucharest, Catania, Kathmandu, Kiev, Kilimanjaro, Krakow, Tbilisi and Zanzibar. Following this report, perhaps Emirates will decide to introduce flights on the route Dubai - Bucharest.
5,27 million passengers transported in the network
The agreement between Emirates and Flydubai does not only mean the exchange of codes on flights, but also the optimization of connection times, common services and benefits to 2 airline passengers.
Starting with August 2018, Emirates Skywards has become the joint loyalty program for Emirates and flydubai customers. Buying flights with the help of miles, one of the most used benefits. The members have spent over 500 million on flydubai flights in the last year, the top destinations being: Dubai, Beirut, Alexandria, Tbilisi, Sabiha Gokcen, Bucharest and Baku.