Flydubai service to Indian city hits glitch

06 July 2009

Dubai's budget airline, Flydubai, has hit its first operational glitch, acknowledging it was still trying to work out 'the final few pieces' of the service it plans to launch later this month to Chandigarh, India. Flydubai had expected its flights to the city to arrive there at around 11pm and take off again before midnight; however, The Times of India reported that the Indian Air Force does not allow civilian planes to operate at Chandigarh after 10pm. 'The final few pieces of the operation are being worked out now and we do not anticipate any issues that cannot be resolved,' Flydubai's CEO, Ghaith Al Ghaith said in the statement.

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