FlyDubai Cancels Service To Almaty After Violent Protests in Kazakhstan’s Capital

flydubai cancel flight to almaty

flydubai has cancelled flights to Kazakhstan’s capital Almaty till January 8 due to violent protests rocking the Central Asian country and the government declaring a state of emergency in Almaty.

In Almaty, protests continued on Thursday following a fuel price increase that resulted in the deaths of eight people earlier this week. As protesters tried to storm the government offices again on Thursday, police clashed with them. A police official confirmed on Thursday that dozens of people had been killed as part of the attacks.

After the violent protests, Kazakhstan’s president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev accepted the resignation of the government.

As a result of the situation in Almaty in Kazakhstan, flydubai flights FZ 737/8 and FZ 1721/2 between Dubai and Almaty have been cancelled through January 8, 2022. Due to the volatile political situation in the Central Asian country, the Dubai-based low-cost carrier cancelled flights on January 5 and 6.

According to the spokesperson, flights to Nur-Sultan are operating and updates will be available on flydubai.com. “We are monitoring the situation and assessing our flight schedule.”

Share With Your Friends
Facebook
WhatsApp
Twitter
Reddit
LinkedIn
Pocket

Headline

Never Miss A Story

Get our Weekly recap with the latest news, articles and resources.
Cookie policy
We use our own and third party cookies to allow us to understand how the site is used and to support our marketing campaigns.