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Inclement weather may impact flydubai schedule at DXB, spokesperson says

Inclement weather may impact flydubai schedule at DXB, spokesperson says
15 Apr 2024 18:30

Abu Dhabi (ALETIHAD)

The adverse weather conditions that have been forecasted in the UAE over the next few days may impact flydubai's flight schedule at Dubai International (DXB), according to a flydubai spokesperson.

"We are working hard to minimise any disruption to our passengers' travel schedules and are coordinating with all parties at the airport. We will continue to monitor the weather conditions closely and we advise our passengers to allow extra time for their journey to the airport and to check the status of their flight on flydubai.com," the spokesperson said.

The spokesperson also advised passengers to update their contact details via the Manage Booking section of flydubai.com, check in online between 48 hours and 75 minutes before flight departure time, and arrive at the airport at least four hours before departure time.

The airline spokesperson also noted passengers that Terminal new self-service kiosks can save time during check in and bag drop, and encouraged passengers to regularly check the flight information screens for their departure gate and ensure that they are at the gate in plenty of time to board their flight.

Emirates


Emirates airline also issued an advisory on its website.

"Due to forecasted heavy thunderstorms in Dubai on April 16 and 17, Emirates' customers headed to Dubai International Airport are advised that they may experience road delays. Customers are encouraged to plan extra travel time to reach the airport and complete their check‑in formalities ahead of arrival for added convenience."

The airline added that to receive flight updates and notifications, customers need to provide their latest contact details under Manage Your Booking.

The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) has issued a weather advisory detailing at-intervals-fluctuations in weather patterns across the country from Sunday, April 14, to Wednesday, April 17.

Widespread convective cloud formation is expected, leading to variable-intensity rainfall accompanied by lightning, thunder, and the potential for hail in localised areas. These conditions may result in flooding and strong winds, impacting horizontal visibility.

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