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Will they really be cheaper

Old Apr 23rd 2009, 8:29 pm
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http://www.flydubai.com/LandingPage.aspx?id=703

Will they really be cheaper, I just did a search on going to Amman and the flight is only 400AED cheaper than emirates, but there are added extras, like paying for food, paying for luggage, paying for the option to change ticket etc.

Oh why oh why can't they do something like Easyjet where I used to pay 40 quid for a return flight to Geneva for the weekend???
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Old Apr 23rd 2009, 10:33 pm
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Originally Posted by moto111 View Post
http://www.flydubai.com/LandingPage.aspx?id=703

Will they really be cheaper, I just did a search on going to Amman and the flight is only 400AED cheaper than emirates, but there are added extras, like paying for food, paying for luggage, paying for the option to change ticket etc.

Oh why oh why can't they do something like Easyjet where I used to pay 40 quid for a return flight to Geneva for the weekend???
yeah used to... but don't forget that budget airlines in the uk are now charging to use the toilet as well... and yes it does normally work out about £10 more expensive to fly with someone like ba over ryanair
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you don't need food on such a short flight and normally if you are sure on your dates you don't need the option to change your ticket. so in that case they do become cheaper.
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yeah used to... but don't forget that budget airlines in the uk are now charging to use the toilet as well... and yes it does normally work out about £10 more expensive to fly with someone like ba over ryanair
ooh I didn't know that - wow charging to use the toilet
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Originally Posted by moto111 View Post
http://www.flydubai.com/LandingPage.aspx?id=703

Will they really be cheaper, I just did a search on going to Amman and the flight is only 400AED cheaper than emirates, but there are added extras, like paying for food, paying for luggage, paying for the option to change ticket etc.

Oh why oh why can't they do something like Easyjet where I used to pay 40 quid for a return flight to Geneva for the weekend???
in this current climate I will be surprised if this even happens, if it does they won't last long anyway.
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in this current climate I will be surprised if this even happens, if it does they won't last long anyway.

yeh they've only got 2 routes at the minute, Amman and Beirut, saying that Beirut is great in the summer, the climate is fantastic......
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yeh they've only got 2 routes at the minute, Amman and Beirut, saying that Beirut is great in the summer, the climate is fantastic......
Beirut is gorgeous in the summer...

one minute youre lounging under the sun on the beach, 30 minutes later youre enjoying the cool cool breeze in the mountain...

But, dont let the fares fool you...Its usually supplemented by a, AED400 airport tax...And AED50-100 fuel surcharge...
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Beirut is gorgeous in the summer...

one minute youre lounging under the sun on the beach, 30 minutes later youre enjoying the cool cool breeze in the mountain...

But, dont let the fares fool you...Its usually supplemented by a, AED400 airport tax...And AED50-100 fuel surcharge...
if you can believe the web site, it states that all of that is already included in the price - am I being naive
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if you can believe the web site, it states that all of that is already included in the price - am I being naive
I dont think theyre paying the taxes out of pocket...
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I dont think theyre paying the taxes out of pocket...
...just including then in the fares they quote - a fair fare they call it.
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