DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai marks the UAE’s 46th National Day with several cultural activities at the company’s headquarters, reflecting the achievements, growth and patriotism of the country.
As part of its role to enhance the economic development of the UAE by creating trade and tourism flows, flydubai at the 2017 Dubai Airshow made a commitment for a US$27 billion order for 225 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to support the growth of its fleet. The airline by the end of the year will have a fleet of 61 Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. In addition, there is a pipeline of 70 aircraft due for delivery by 2023.
Dubai-based flydubai strives to remove barriers to travel and enhance connectivity between different cultures across its ever-expanding network. Since launching its operations in 2009, flydubai:
- Created a network of more than 95 destinations in 44 countries.
- Opened up 67 new routes that did not previously have direct air links to Dubai or were not served by a UAE national carrier from Dubai.
- Operates a single fleet type of 61 Next-Generation Boeing aircraft
In addition, flydubai’s agility and flexibility as a young airline has enhanced Dubai’s economic development, in line with the Government of Dubai’s vision, by creating trade and tourism flows in previously underserved markets.