Time to get planning a European city break…

If you’re making travel plans for 2019, you might want to add Budapest and Naples to your bucket list as flydubai has announced it will launch direct routes to both cities next year.

Flights to the Italian city of Napes will begin from June 4, 2019, making the budget airline the first UAE airline to offer direct flights to the city

It will be shortly followed by the Dubai to Budapest route, which will begin from June 27, 2019.

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The new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircrafts will be deployed on both the new routes, which will leave from Terminal 3, Gulf Business reports.

“Budapest and Naples are important centres for commerce, trade and industry and are incredibly popular leisure destinations, especially during the summer,” said Jeyhun Efendi, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations and E-commerce for flydubai.

“Making these destinations more accessible to travellers looking for new places to explore will undoubtedly stimulate traffic flows and tourism. These new routes provide those in Hungary and Italy with the opportunity to explore Dubai and beyond on our network,” added Efendi.

Last year, flydubai added direct travel routes to cities including the Italian island of Sicily, Thessaloniki in Greece and the Polish city of Krakow, bringing its total routes to 24 European destinations.

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