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Flydubai books strong passenger traffic growth from Bulgaria, Serbia, Romania

Author Radomir Ralev
Flydubai books strong passenger traffic growth from Bulgaria, Serbia, Romania Source: flydubai

BELGRADE (Serbia), February 21 (SeeNews) - Dubai-based airline Flydubai said it has recorded strong growth in passenger traffic from Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia in 2018.

"Flydubai increased the number of passengers carried from Bulgaria by 56%, from Romania by 45%, from Russia by 42%, from Serbia by 35% and from Ukraine by 2%," the company said in a statement on Wednesday. 

The airline operates flights linking Dubai to Bulgaria's Sofia, Serbia's Belgrade and Romania's Bucharest.

As a result of strong demand in previous years, Flydubai operated a number of flights to seasonal summer destinations such as Montenegro's Tivat and launched a seasonal flight to Croatia's Dubrovnik last year, the company said.

Flydubai recorded annual revenue of $1.7 billion (1.5 billion euro) in 2018, up 12.4%.  

($ = 0.880804 euro)

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