Fujairah Airport announces good news for Indian expatriates

Muhammed Farghaly - | Arab News

Good news announced by Fujairah Airport management for expatriates and citizens of Indian nationality residing in the United Arab Emirates

Based on the information provided by airport officials, Fujairah International Airport (FIA) may soon begin offering daily flights to a number of countries, including India. "Even though we are unable to disclose the precise dates, it is possible that it will occur very soon," said Mark Govender, who is the business development manager at FIA. It's possible that it might happen as soon as this year. Only a few pieces of documentation need to be completed before we can go forward.

Fujairah Airport announces good news

According to top executives of the Financial Institution of America (FIA), who were speaking to Khaleej Times at the Arabian Travel Mart (ATM) that opened in Dubai on Monday, they have been receiving a great deal of interest from a variety of airlines.

Egypt Air is planning to start offering flights to Fujairah during the month of July this year. The flights are scheduled to start on July 11th, and Govender expressed his excitement about the upcoming announcement. With one Indian airline, we are currently in the last stages of negotiations, and other airlines have also expressed interest. The airport in Fujairah is experiencing a period of great excitement.

SalamAir, which is located in Oman, started offering weekly flights to Fujairah in June 2023, and according to Govender, these flights have been quite successful. His statement was as follows: "We have two flights per week to Muscat, and both of those flights are operating at almost 100% capacity." "A significant number of passengers are also using it to travel to other destinations from Muscat."

In addition, SalamAir provided direct flights to Salalah from FIA throughout the khareef season, which is also known as the fall season. In addition, he stated that they were highly well-liked by inhabitants of the United Arab Emirates, who found them to be an economical means of traveling to Salalah during the peak tourist season.

Expansion Plans

The FIA intends to swiftly expand its activities, as stated in her plans. "Because of our parallel runway, we are able to accommodate more than two million passengers annually and we are able to service at least twenty flights every single day," said Govender. "From the point of view of the flight, they do not have any waiting times to land or any line, which means that it is quite convenient in terms of the amount of fuel that is used. Additionally, we are able to supply very coveted slots to a large number of airlines, something other airports are unable to do owing to the amount of traffic that they experience.

In addition, he disclosed that the FIA has a number of benefits that were advantageous in comparison to other airports in the nation. "A passenger at the Fujairah airport can land, finish immigration, collect his baggage, and be out of the airport in less than fifteen minutes," he added. "The airport provides excellent service." Because it is a relatively small airport, travelers will be able to view all of the gates from a single location, which means they won't have to trek for vast distances in order to find their gates.

Not only does the airport provide free parking, but it also provides a personalized experience, according to him. According to what he said, "We are a very small airport that caters to a niche market and specializes in providing a bespoke customer experience." There are a number of travelers that may find the airport to be an excellent choice because it is located around one hour's drive away from the major cities in Dubai.

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