flydubai To Launch First Direct Service Between Dubai, Langkawi, And Penang In Malaysia

In a significant development for the travel industry, flydubai, the Dubai-based carrier, has announced plans to launch a daily service to Langkawi and Penang in Malaysia. This move will make flydubai the first airline to offer flights between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the popular Malaysian islands of Penang and Langkawi.


New Flight Routes

The new flights to Malaysia will give convenient options to passengers looking to travel to these popular Malaysian islands. The daily service will start on February 10, 2024. Flights to Langkawi will operate via a short stop in Penang, offering passengers from the UAE and the region convenient travel options via Dubai’s aviation hub.

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Aircraft and Schedule

flydubai will deploy its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on these routes, featuring lie-flat seats in Business Class and the added comfort and enjoyable travel experience in Economy Class. The non-stop flight from Dubai to Penang will continue on to Langkawi, giving passengers easier options to travel to these popular tourist destinations from Dubai.

Expanding Presence in Southeast Asia

Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer at flydubai, commented on this development, stating that they are pleased to see their presence in Southeast Asia grow with the launch of operations to Langkawi and Penang. He further added that flights from the UAE to these popular holiday destinations are vital for tourism and business connectivity. These destinations in Malaysia offer cultural diversity, leisure activities, and investment opportunities. The new flights are expected to be popular for passengers not only from the UAE but also from the GCC and European markets.

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The launch of flights to Langkawi and Penang marks a significant milestone for flydubai as it expands its footprint in Southeast Asia. This move is expected to boost tourism and business connectivity between the UAE and Malaysia. As we look forward to these new routes, it's clear that flydubai is committed to providing convenient travel options for its passengers.

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