Flydubai News

flydubai receives first Boeing 737 MAX 8

flydubai receives first Boeing 737 MAX 8

1 August 2017 Airline News

Boeing and flydubai have celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX 8, making the Middle East carrier the first in the region to operate the manufacturer’s newest single-aisle airplane. The delivery is the first of 75 737 MAX airplanes the airline will be adding to their all-Boeing fleet of Next-Generation 737s.

Emirates and flydubai announce extensive new partnership

Emirates and flydubai announce extensive new partnership

17 July 2017 Airline News

Emirates and flydubai have unveiled an extensive partnership which will see the two Dubai-owned airlines join forces to offer customers new travel options. Both airlines will continue to be managed independently, but will leverage each other’s network to scale up their operations and accelerate growth.

Ghaith Al Ghaith, chief executive, flydubai

Ghaith Al Ghaith, chief executive, flydubai

2 May 2017 Videos

Ghaith Al Ghaith, chief executive, flydubai, speaks to Breaking Travel News during Arabian Travel Market 2017. On the agenda is the launch of new flights to Montenegro and the continued expansion of the carrier’s low-cost network.

Profits rise at low-cost carrier flydubai

Profits rise at low-cost carrier flydubai

1 February 2017 Airline News

flydubai has today reported a profit of AED31.6 million (US$ 8.6 million for financial 2016. The low-cost carrier reported total revenue of AED5 billion (US$ 1.37 billion) an increase of 2.4 per cent compared to the same period last year.

Ghiath al Ghaith, chief executive, flydubai

Ghiath al Ghaith, chief executive, flydubai

19 December 2016 Videos

Travel Talk with Phil Blizzard in the capital of Thailand talking to Ghaith al Ghaith, chief executive, flydubai. The launch of the airline’s ‘double daily’ service from Dubai to Bangkok, by Dubai’s fastest growing airline, is the focus of this edition of Travel Talk. Phil Blizzard flew on board the business class configured 737-800 for ‘One Night in Bangkok’.

flydubai launches OPEN rewards programme

flydubai launches OPEN rewards programme

27 October 2016 Airline News

Dubai’s fast growing carrier, flydubai, has announced the launch of its rewards programme OPEN, reports Phil Blizzard in Dubai. Commenting on the launch of the online rewards programme, Ghaith Al Ghaith, chief executive, flydubai told Breaking Travel News: “We are committed to introducing product innovations that enhance the overall customer experience with flydubai.”

Dubai World Central sees near doubling of passenger traffic

Dubai World Central sees near doubling of passenger traffic

23 August 2016 Airline News

Passenger traffic at Dubai’s second airport, Dubai World Central continued the upward trend in the first half of the year surging more than 95 per cent, according to the traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports. Passenger traffic for the first six months of the year totalled 410,278, up 95.4 per cent compared to 209,989 passengers recorded during the corresponding period in 2015.

Eid holiday tips from flydubai

Eid holiday tips from flydubai

29 June 2016 Airline News

A significant increase in passengers is expected to travel every day with flydubai this Eid break, reports Phil Blizzard in Dubai. With this in mind, flydubai has compiled a list of its most important travel tips to help travellers maximise this holiday.

flydubai to serve Prague with daily flights

flydubai to serve Prague with daily flights

23 June 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Dubai-based flydubai has announced that it will begin daily operations to Prague from July 1st, up from four weekly flights, reports Phil Blizzard. Ghaith Al Ghaith, chief executive of flydubai, told Breaking Travel News: “We are delighted to offer more flights to Prague which remains a popular destination for our passengers in the GCC.”

No survivors in flydubai crash

No survivors in flydubai crash

19 March 2016 Airline News

A Boeing 737-800 passenger jet operated by the low-cost carrier, flydubai, has crashed in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all 55 passengers and seven crew on board.