Thursday 29 February 2024

flydubai unveils special Argentina livery ahead of World Cup shuttle

DUBAI, November 19, 2022

Dubai-based budget carrier flydubai has unveiled a special livery on two of its latest Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft as part of its regional partnership with the Argentine Football Association (AFA). 
The new design features members of the Argentine national football team including shining stars Lionel Messi, Angel Di Maria, Julian Alvarez, Lautaro Martinez, Leandro Paredes and Rodrigo De Paul.
Announcing the livery unveiling, flydubai said the aircraft A6-FKA and A6-FKB will operate on select routes around its network, including on Match Day Shuttle flights from Dubai World Central (DWC) to Doha International Airport (DIA).
flydubai operated a special flight FZ 4001 carrying the Argentina national football team from Al Bateen Airport (AZI) to Hamad International Airport (DOH) in Doha on November 17.
This marks the launch of the Argentina national team’s race to the World Cup as well as the countdown to the start of flydubai’s 30 daily Match Day shuttle flights to Doha.
From Monday (November 21) to December 19, flydubai in partnership with Qatar Airways will provide football fans the option to travel on one of 30 daily Match Day shuttle flights operating from Dubai World Central (DWC) to Doha International Airport (DIA).
flydubai has urged football fans travelling on its Match Day shuttle flights to check the following travel requirements prior to reaching DWC airport. These include:
*An approved Hayya Card - It is vital to enter Qatar. The travel document details in the Hayya Card application should match the travel document details you have entered in the booking.
*Ensure that all travel document details are added to the booking.  This can be done by going to the Manage Booking section on
*Each passenger will need to make sure that they have completed all the travel requirements for entry to Qatar. 
*Only one piece of hand baggage per passenger can be taken. This must not weigh more than 14 kgs in business and 7 kg in economy and the maximum size must not exceed 55 x 38 x 20 cm. 
*Passengers will not be able to take any checked baggage on Match Day shuttle flights.
flydubai said it was taking special care as the budget carreir was committed to enabling more football fans to travel conveniently to Doha to take part in the world’s most exciting tournament.-TradeArabia News Service


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