What you need to know about Emirates Fly Dubai Connecting flightsIn order to achieve schedules’ synergy Emirates airlines and Fly Dubai have entered into partnership agreement, under which you can fly on Fly Dubai network with Emirates tickets. If you hold such a ticket, there are a few important things to note.
For any changes like cancellations, amendments, upgrades and so on, you need to contact and Emirates customer service center. Fly Dubai will be unable to assist.
The baggage policy on the Fly Dubai flights will be identical as on the Emirates flights, and the same rules as indicated on your ticket will apply to both flights. Note that the benefits resulting from the frequent flyer’s cards (Silver, Gold or Platinum) cannot be applied to the legs flown on Fly Dubai.
For an Emirates / Fly Dubai connecting flights, your baggage will be checked in to the final destination and will be automatically transferred to the next flight at the Dubai International Airport. In some cases, when your first flight is on Fly Dubai, you may need to present yourself at an Emirates transfer desk when you arrive in Dubai, for a new boarding pass to be issued.
Upon transiting at Dubai International Airport, you need to know that Fly Dubai operates from the low cost Terminal 2. For Emirates and respectively Fly Dubai connections, there are signs to guide you to the buses. The transfer staff will happily assist. The bus ride takes approximately 30 minutes. You don't need to pass thru immigration, the bus links the transit areas of both terminals.
Destinations in the following countries served by Fly Dubai can be connected with Emirates flights:
In Europe: Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Macedonia (FYROM), Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine
In Middle East: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Oman
In Africa: Djibouti, Eritrea, Egypt, Somaliland, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania
In Rest of world: Bangladesh, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan
For more information on the Emirates / Fly Dubai connections, you can visit the Emirates website.
Written by Connectionreview.com editorial team