A spokesperson from Dubai Airports has stated that flight delays are anticipated to persist until operations return to normal, which is expected to take approximately 24 hours. Image Credit: flydubai

Dubai: Dubai carrier flydubai has resumed scheduled operations from Dubai International (DXB), the airline said in a statement. However, delays are expected to continue. “Operations from both Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 at DXB have resumed with delays expected to the flight schedule,” the airline said in a statement.

“Our teams are working hard to minimise the disruption to passengers’ travel plans, and we would like to thank our passengers for their patience and understanding,” said the airline. 

Full refund for cancelled flights

The airline said passengers whose bookings have been cancelled will be contacted and offered a full refund.

In a fresh advisory to passengers, flydubai said, “Our flights are operating today; however, we are expecting delays.” The airline has also advised travellers to check in online before leaving for the airport.

“Allow significant extra time for your journey to the airport and carefully plan your route. The airport will be very busy so please aim to arrive early before your flight,” the airline said. 

Air Arabia resumes scheduled operations

Air Arabia has resumed scheduled operations from Sharjah International Airport as of 04:00 today, 18th April.

In a statement on its official X account, the airline said that regarding all flights cancelled on 16th and 17th April due to severe weather conditions in the UAE and the region, passengers with cancelled bookings will receive a full credit voucher for the amount paid.

This credit voucher can be used for future flight bookings. Alternatively, passengers have the option of a full cash refund.

Passengers who originally booked through travel agents are requested to contact them for rebooking options or refund requests, the airline stated.