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A codeshare pertains to an airline marketing services on another airline’s fleet. For example, flydubai markets EK 001 DXB-LHR as FZ 6001.
Interline allows both airlines to book multiple segments to take advantage of each other’s network. It means an airline can connect you from one destination to another destination not on its network, via another airline, while keeping the entire booking in its name. For example, Emirates passengers can travel Cape Town to DXB on Emirates and in Dubai they transfer onto flydubai for the Dubai to Tbilisi segment of the journey.
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The operating carrier is the carrier that physically operates the flight. The marketing carrier is the airline that sells the itinerary under their flight code. For example, a flydubai passenger is booked from Zanzibar to Manchester:
Zanzibar to Dubai – FZ688 flydubai operates the sector.
Dubai to Manchester – FZ6020 Emirates operates the sector and flydubai markets the sector.
We’ve teamed up with Emirates with the aim of harnessing our unique strengths to deliver better travel experience and operational efficiency. This new partnership will give you access to a wider network of destinations, more flights, and seamless connectivity – all at affordable prices.
If you are flying with flydubai you will receive benefits that flydubai has to offer. If you're flying with Emirates, you will receive their benefits.
When you book a flight with flydubai that includes an Emirates operated flight, the fare selected will be baggage and seat inclusive and will include a meal on the Emirates operated flight.
When you book a flight with flydubai that includes a flydubai operated flight, the fare selected will be baggage and seat inclusive in Economy Class. If you are travelling in Business Class, baggage, seat and meal will be included.
There will be no changes in handling flydubai flights. However, passengers must check-in at the operating carrier’s terminal.