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Despite stalled growth in China, Brazil and Russia, a wave of newly middle-class travelers from the BRICs and beyond will start visiting international destinations in the coming decades — dwarfing the numbers we’ve seen thus far.
The so-called “premium services” are also available to economy-class flyers for a cost. Flydubai’s launch follows a global trend in which airlines re-bundle ancillary fees into tailored packages.
Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai has begun selling business-class fares, in preparation for the launch of its premium service operations in October.
The business-class fare will include extras such as premium seats, checked baggage, food and inflight entertainment, which are chargeable for economy-class passengers.