Emirates has announced steady revenue growth and a rebound on profitability compared to the same period last year in half-year results for 2017-18.
Following the commencement of their partnership, Emirates and flydubai today announced that Emirates will expand its network to 29 flydubai destinations across three continents. The new partner network, through its codeshare, will offer greater frequency and easier access to more global destinations with the advantage of connecting baggage to the final destination.
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 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.
Dubai-based flydubai has announced the start of flights to Kilimanjaro from October 29th this year. The re-launched service to the carrier’s third point in Tanzania, along with Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar, will see flydubai’s network in Africa expand to 12 destinations.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.”