List of destinations operating from Al Maktoum International (DWC) during the southern runway refurbishment project (16 April 2019 to 30 May 2019).
- Abha (AHB)
- Addis Ababa (ADD)
- Ahmedabad (AMD)
- Alexandria (HBE)*
- Amman (AMM)
- Bahrain (BAH)*
- Bishkek (FRU)
- Chennai (MAA)
- Chittagong (CGP)
- Colombo (CMB)
- Dammam (DMM)*
- Delhi (DEL)
- Esfahan (IFN)
- Faisalabad (LYP)
- Gassim (ELQ)
- Gizan (GIZ)
- Ha’il (HAS)
- Hofuf (HOF)
- Hyderabad (HYD)
- Istanbul (SAW)
- Jeddah (JED)*
- Kabul (KBL)*
- Karachi (KHI)
- Kathmandu (KTM)*
- Khartoum (KRT)
- Kochi (COK)
- Kozhikode (CCJ)
- Kuwait (KWI)*
- Lar (LRR)
- Lucknow (LKO)
- Mashhad (MHD)
- Madinah (MED)
- Multan (MUX)
- Mumbai (BOM)
- Muscat (MCT)*
- Najaf (NJF)
- Riyadh (RUH)
- Shiraz (SYZ)
- Sialkot (SKT)
- Tabuk (TUU)
- Ta’if (TIF)
* These flights will be available from both Dubai International (DXB) and Al Maktoum International (DWC) during this period.
Here are some frequently asked questions regarding flydubai operations during southern runway refurbishment project:
Why is flydubai operating from Dubai World Central (DWC)?
We’re temporarily operating selected flights from Dubai World Central (DWC) between 16 April and 30 May 2019 during the planned runway refurbishment project at Dubai International (DXB). From 31 May 2019, the flying schedule returns to normal from DXB and DWC as applicable.
For how long will flights operate from DWC?
Flights will operate from DWC for 45 days – from 16 April until 30 May 2019. Before and after these dates, all flights will operate from DXB and DWC as applicable.
Is there public transport available at DWC?
There is a planned bus service operated by Dubai Airports between DWC and DXB:
- A free bus service to T1, T2 and T3 will be running from DWC and back every half hour
- The RTA will deploy additional taxis
- Public transportation is available at DWC to numerous locations across Dubai including metro stations
Does flydubai have dedicated bus service for flydubai passengers?
There won’t be a dedicated bus service for flydubai passengers.
Can passengers transfer from DWC to DXB or vice versa?
Passengers connecting to another flight that departs from another Dubai Airport, will need to clear customs and immigration at the airport when they enter the UAE. This will require a visa into Dubai as per the passport holder’s nationality. Paid and free public transport is available for transportation to the other airport but it is their responsibility to ensure that they have left sufficient time to transfer and to make it to their next flight.
How far is DWC from the Dubai Marina and Dubai International?
DWC is about 20 minutes from the Dubai Marina and 1 hour from Dubai International. Journey times will vary depending on traffic.
Is the move to DWC permanent?
No. Upon the completion of the runway enhancement project on 30 May 2019, flydubai flights will resume from DXB and DWC as applicable.
Are there shops and cafes at DWC?
There are shops, cafes and duty-free stores available.
Is there free parking at DWC?
Yes, free parking is available at DWC.
Will there be flights available from DXB and DWC to the same destinations?
Some routes will operate from only DWC. In addition, flights to eight destinations will operate from both DXB and DWC.
Flights that will operate from both DXB and DWC include Alexandria (HBE), Bahrain (BAH), Dammam (DMM), Jeddah (JED), Kabul (KBL), Kathmandu (KTM), Kuwait (KWI) and Muscat (MCT).
What if the passenger doesn’t hold visa/transit visa?
It's the passenger’s responsibility to hold a valid visa for entry into Dubai.
What if the passenger shows up to the wrong terminal?
It’s the passenger’s responsibility to check their airport of departure before taking their flight between 16 April and 30 May 2019 to ensure they make their way to the correct airport.
We advise all passengers to arrive at the check-in desks 2 to 3 hours prior to their flight departure time. We encourage all passengers arriving into Dubai to check their airport of arrival and to remind anyone picking them up that they might be arriving at Dubai World Central (DWC).
Does flydubai have dedicated trucking service for cargo services?
Yes, a dedicated trucking service is available for cargo transportation. Please review our schedule at cargo.flydubai.com for more information.
Can cargo be transported between DWC and DXB?
Yes, flydubai Cargo can transfer cargo between DWC and DXB using the flydubai trucking service for cargo terminating at DXB and DWC. We provide the transfer of general cargo and perishable cargo, in addition to prior approval for special loads to any destination operated from either airport. Please contact your nearest cargo representative for more information.
What if cargo documents show incorrect details for clearance?
It’s the Shipper’s or Agent’s responsibility to ensure that the correct documents accompany every shipment. Any amendment can delay shipments and incur penalties.
What if the cargo arrives at a wrong airport and then request for amendment?
It’s the Shipper’s or Agent’s responsibility to check the shipment airport of arrival and transit before choosing their flight between 16 April and 30 May 2019 to ensure that they arrive at the correct destination.
Who can I contact for more information before making a cargo reservation?
Please contact your nearest cargo representative.