flydubai, Dubai’s innovative low-cost carrier, has signed a joint partnership with leading Sharia-compliant financial services group, Islamic Finance Company PJSC (AAFAQ), further expanding its network of payment options across the UAE.

The collaboration will see both companies enhance business opportunities to new audiences, while providing flydubai’s passengers with an additional window at which they can pay for flight bookings.

The strategy of the Islamic Finance Company (AAFAQ) is to provide comprehensive financial solutions and services. Through this agreement the aim is to expand its marketplace for its joint partners by showcasing consistent financial services and activity in line with Sharia-compliant law.

Through this agreement, passengers who book through or flydubai’s call centre now have 24 hours to complete payment windows at any Islamic Finance Company (AAFAQ) outlet across the UAE. Customers can also pay at any of the airline’s existing payment partners, which include exchange houses, Emirates Post and Aswaaq supermarkets.