Fly to the United Arab Emirates

Immerse yourself in a fascinating and diverse world by booking a flight to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with flydubai. Kickstart your trip by stepping aboard one of our comfortable aircrafts, which will cater for your every need while cruising at 36,000ft.

Elevate your flydubai experience with a Business Class ticket to benefit from priority airport services.

Whichever of the country’s emirates you’re travelling to, you’ll arrive relaxed and refreshed, having enjoyed plush seating and a delicious menu. Boredom isn’t something our passengers experience thanks to our onboard Wi-Fi service and wide range of entertainment – choose from a selection of TV shows, films, music and games on your own personal screen.

Check-in is fuss-free, too. You can choose to check-in online before you arrive at the terminal from a number of our departure destinations or simply use one of the airport counters - whatever suits you best.

Elevate your flydubai experience with a Business Class ticket to benefit from priority airport services that allow you to breeze through check-in and security even more effortlessly.

You’ll board as one of just 12 business passengers and will get to enjoy personal service from a dedicated member of the crew. Sit back and relax in your Italian leather seat as you indulge in delicious food and drink from our carefully created menu.

Things to do

Shopping heaven

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No matter what your style or taste, shopping is part of the fabric of life in the United Arab Emirates. Delve into souqs for local bargains or visit one of the country’s malls for a shopping experience like no other – you’ll find zoos, ice rinks and aquariums among the vast avenues of shops.

Beautiful beaches

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Dubai has plenty of public and private golden beaches dotted up and down the country’s coastline. Pristine stretches of sand are gently nudged by the glistening waters of the Arabian Gulf, making for a truly spellbinding experience.

Soaring architecture

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The architecture that forms the UAE skyline is nothing short of iconic. The country is home to a number of award-winning projects that have captured the imagination of the world – go here and enjoy a first-hand view of famous buildings such as the Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab and Cayan Tower (Infinity Tower).

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Thanks to exponential ambition and accelerated business growth, the United Arab Emirates has become a thriving Middle Eastern hub for work and pleasure.

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Shopping, skiing and skating – all under one roof

The UAE is a country synonymous with shopping, but the mega malls pack in more than just shops. As well as numerous retailers lining the avenues, there are also cinemas, restaurants, ski slopes, theatres, ice rinks and zoos - the list goes on. Head to The Dubai Mall for a day out and you’ll find an extravaganza for all the family. Or if you’re visiting the Emirati capital, Abu Dhabi, venture to Marina Mall next to city’s waterside, for a shopping centre with everything you could want.

Culinary nirvana

It’s little wonder the UAE has become a magnet for foodies, with restaurants serving what seems like every cuisine on the planet. Let your imagination run wild on a gastronomic adventure across the globe, sampling everything from Taiwanese to Pakistani dishes on your way. If celebrity eateries are your thing, Dubai is the place for you, with chefs Gordon Ramsay and Nobu Matsuhisa – not to mention singer Asha Bhosle – at the helm of some of the city’s best restaurants. Or, if you’re game, dine in Abu Dhabi’s skies at Hyatt Capital Gate - the hotel’s restaurant is called 18 Degrees because of its unique architectural structure and certainly makes for a memorable culinary experience.

Escape to the desert

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Many cities and major towns in the UAE are fringed by vast deserts, providing the perfect opportunity for a sand-filled adventure. Thrill-seekers can try their hand at dune bashing and quad biking, while those who prefer a more sedate experience might like camel trekking through the country’s golden dunes.

Historical treasures

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The UAE’s historical sites can often go overlooked due to the country’s modern architecture and cities, but the mosques, museums and monuments that narrate its fascinating history can be found in all corners of the emirates. Leave today’s world behind and take a trip back in time at Dubai’s Heritage Village, discovering the city’s maritime past, or visit Dubai Museum in the historic Al Fahidi Fort for a dose of pre-oil Emirati life.

Sun, sea and sand

With warm temperatures all year round, there’s always a chance to soak up rays while in the country.

Sun-seekers flock to the United Arab Emirates for good reason – its sun-kissed beaches. With warm temperatures all year round, there’s always a chance to soak up rays while in the country. Sands are spotless, waters are tranquil and there are a whole host of activities to enjoy. Sport enthusiasts can go kite surfing, wake boarding, water skiing and paddle boarding, or play a game of volleyball. Facilities can vary depending on location, but expect swimming pools, cafes, playgrounds and lively beach clubs across the UAE’s coastline.

Explore the Emirates

Beyond Dubai, the capital city Abu Dhabi is only a couple of hour’s drive south. Here you can visit world-class attractions, such as the breathtaking Sheikh Zayed Mosque and the city’s brand new Louvre. Further afield, Fujairah is home to some of the best diving spots in the country and Sharjah is known for its rich history and culture.

Useful information

Visa

Before you travel to the UAE, you will need to ensure you have the right visa for your trip. Visas vary depending on the nature of your trip and the country you come from, so make sure you do your homework before you book your ticket – we’ve got plenty of information to help.

Currency

The UAE uses the Emirati Dirham as its main currency, with notes available in the following denominations: 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5.

Language

While the official language of the UAE is Arabic, most of the population speak English.

Weather

Expect a subtropical climate when you fly to the UAE. The warm weather lasts all year round, with summer temperatures hitting 47 °C and only dropping to 16 °C in winter months. However, evenings can be far chillier.

Getting around

The UAE is a well-connected country, with Dubai and Abu Dhabi bursting with transport options. Both cities have expansive bus services, plus an abundance of taxis and car rentals. You’ll also find Dubai has a super-efficient metro system that operates regular services around the city.

Airport information

Five of the UAE’s seven emirates have commercial air facilities, with the country’s biggest airport being Dubai International (DXB). You’ll find flydubai in Terminal 2, with plenty of transfer options to take you quickly into Dubai’s thriving centre.

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