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Budget Carrier Flydubai Starts Selling Business-Class Fares for October Launch

Excerpt from ATWOnline

Aug 21, 2013 1:31 pm

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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.

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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.

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