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The flydubai check-in opens 3 hours before any scheduled departure and closes 60 minutes before departure.
Boarding gates close 20 minutes before flight departure. If you arrive late, you will not be accepted onto the flight, your baggage will be offloaded and we won't offer a refund.
flydubai operates flights from Terminal 2 with select flights from Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC). The airport name and terminal number is clearly mentioned in your booking confirmation.
If you've purchased a 'Lite' or 'Value' fare in Economy Class and you don't make your flight ('no show'), you'll no longer be able to obtain a refund.
If you've purchased a 'Flex' or 'Business' fare, you can rebook your flight within 720 hours (30 days) of your original flight departure time. In such case, you will be charged any difference in the fare. Please note, if you are unable to rebook your flight within the specified time, your booking will be void and you will not be entitled to any refund.
If you're denied boarding on a flight for which you have a valid booking confirmation, you'll be entitled to travel on the next available flydubai flight. You'll also get refreshments and a flydubai voucher refunding the total amount of your booking. This does not apply if we refuse to carry you for reasons permitted by our Conditions of Carriage.
An OK to Board approval from flydubai is mandatory for India and Pakistan citizens travelling from the below cities:
Indian citizens: flying from Delhi. The approval is required only if you have a paper visa or an electronic visa with the below conditions:
Pakistani citizens: flying from Faisalabad, Karachi, Multan, Quetta or Sialkot.
Approval for OK to Board
When you've paid for your booking, you can contact a local flydubai office or one of the flydubai travel shops in UAE, India or Pakistan (depending on where your visa is being processed) for the approval. Nominal charges will apply. Operating hours for flydubai local offices may vary.
Please note: your departure and return flight must be booked with flydubai. Please make sure to submit your original visa, passport copy, and booking receipt. It is your responsibility to obtain the approval prior to your departure. If you arrive at the airport without an OK to Board approval, you will not be allowed to check in and board your flight. flydubai will not be responsible for any losses you may incur as a result, including providing any refund of any amounts paid.
You can fly with flydubai as normal up to the end of your 28th week of pregnancy. If you decide to fly after the 28th week of pregnancy, you'll need to provide a medical certificate from your doctor or midwife.
Please check our Flying while pregnant page for more information.
You can travel with a new born child (infant) once they are 7 days old. Whether you're travelling with flydubai or Emirates, the age regulation is the same.
No. We can’t carry a child under 12 years of age (on the date the relevant flight commences) unless that child is accompanied by a parent or guardian who is at least 16 years of age.
Adult passenger must be at least 16 years old or over to accompany a child or an infant and take full responsibility for them during the entire journey.