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Review of FlyDubai flight Kuwait City Dubai in Economy

Airline FlyDubai
Flight FZ56
Class Economy
Seat 29F
Aircraft Boeing 737-800
Flight time 01:45
Take-off 16 Jan 15, 10:35
Arrival at 16 Jan 15, 13:20
FZ 19 reviews
whitelight44
Published on 7th March 2015
Hi all,

This is about my trip back home to Iran and to the Arabic countries in the Persian Gulf area, you can see all parts here:


Toronto to Frankfurt- Air Canada: http://flight-report.com/en/report-9253.html
Frankfurt to Tehran- Lufthansa- Tehran Pictures: http://flight-report.com/en/report-9322.html
Tehran- Shiraz- Tehran- Mahan Air: http://flight-report.com/en/report-9666.html
Tehran to Kuwait- Kuwait Airways: http://flight-report.com/en/report-9383.html
Kuwait to Dubai- Kuwait Airways: http://flight-report.com/en/report-9456.html
Dubai to Doha- Qatar Airways: http://flight-report.com/en/report-9501.html
Doha to Bahrain- British Airways: http://flight-report.com/en/report-9519.html
Bahrain to Kuwait- United Airlines: http://flight-report.com/en/report-9554.html
Kuwait to Dubai- Fly Dubai: http://flight-report.com/en/report-9600.html
Dubai to Vienna- Austrian Airlines: http://flight-report.com/en/report-9622.html
Vienna to Toronto- Austrian Airlines: http://flight-report.com/en/report-9629.html


In this segment we were going back to Dubai for the last part of our trip before heading back to Canada. I had no idea that Fly Dubai has its own terminal at Kuwait and when the taxi driver by passed the main terminal I was a bit shocked as I thought he is going the wrong way and then he said that Fly Dubai has its terminal on the other side of the airport.

Then we arrived at the Sheikh Saad Terminal here that is designated to Fly Dubai. The terminal was very tiny with not much to do at all.


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Small check in area

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Small shopping area before security check at the centre of the terminal with a small food court upstairs

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Upstairs with windows overlooking the apron, which was nice

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The flight prior to us leaving for Dubai

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Beutiful KUwait A340. I love Kuwait's livery :)

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Location of the terminal compared to the main terminal

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Then we went past small secuirty check and passport control to air side- Air side was just a small waiting area with no shops at all.

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We sat next to the window and I could take some pictures of planes going by

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Our plane from Dubai just landed

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Here it is

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Flight crew opening the doors

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A beautiful 777 passing by :)

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Then it was time to board and we walked towards the plane

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Looking back at the terminal, it looks much nicer from the outside

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The seat

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ok legroom and seat width

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The only function that worked on the IFE was the flight map and you had to pay extra for the movies

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And of course you had to pay for the food too

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Security video with some popular Arabic cartoon figures called Freej, which was fun to watch :)

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Taxing with the whole terminal visible

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Take off

Kuwait water towers

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hazy Dubai

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DXB

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Disembarking

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RJ 787

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Fly Dubai flies out of Terminal 2 in DXB on the other side of the airport and below is their ramp

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Going towards immigration

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Thankfully the line ups at this time were not as bad as the huge line ups at terminal 1

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Baggage hall

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Hope you enjoyed this FR :)












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Verdict

FlyDubai

7.0/10
Cabin8.0
Cabin crew8.0
Entertainment/wifi6.0
Meal/catering6.0

Kuwait City - KWI

6.5/10
Efficiency7.0
Access7.0
Services5.0
Cleanliness7.0

Dubai - DXB

8.0/10
Efficiency5.0
Access9.0
Services9.0
Cleanliness9.0

Conclusion

Fly Dubai is a low cost carrier and like any other low cost career they charge you extra for any single option added. The fare seems cheap but when you pay for luggage and pay to pick your seat, order food or watch IFE it may not be very cheap after all. The flight was ok and the cabin was nice. The seats were comfortable too.

Information on the route Kuwait City (KWI) Dubai (DXB)

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