The new agreement between Emirates Airlines and flydubai will reduce costs for passengers of both the Dubai-based airlines.
That’s according to aviation experts, who have praised the announcement saying it will help both carriers become more competitive in the region’s aviation market.
The deal, which will come in to effect in October, involves Emirates Airlines and flydubai coordinating flight scheduling and sharing their networks.
Saj Ahmad, chief aviation analyst at StrategicAero Research, explains why the development is good news for travellers.
Experts also say the new agreement will allow both carriers to branch out and expand their network of destinations.
Saj Ahmad from StrategicAero Research explains.