flydubai finalized the purchase of 175 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes — the largest single-aisle jet order in Middle East’s history

Largest single-aisle jet order in Middle East history pushes total MAX orders above 4,200 Airline to fly several models of 737 MAX family to suit its network and growth plans Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and flydubai finalized the purchase of 175 737 MAX airplanes in the largest single-aisle… Read the full press release

flydubai inaugurates flights to Kilimanjaro

flydubai becomes first UAE airline to provide direct air links to Kilimanjaro Dubai-based carrier expands network in Africa to twelve destinations with 14 flights a week Kilimanjaro becomes third point in Tanzania DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight touched down today at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), increasing capacity to… Read the full press release

flydubai announces new financing structures to support its strategy of integrating the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft into its growing fleet

Dubai, UAE, 2017-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai, today announced, that it has closed two new financing structures: a Japanese Operating Lease with a Call Option (JOLCO) and an Aircraft Finance Insurance Consortium (AFIC) insured debt financing structure, to support the airline’s strategy of integrating the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft into its growing… Read the full press release

flydubai marks the UAE’s 46th National Day with cultural activities

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. Commenting on the occasion, flydubai’s Chief Executive Officer, Ghaith Al Ghaith said: “It’s great to see our colleagues come together to celebrate the… Read the full press release

flydubai further expands its service to Moscow with new daily flights to Sheremetyevo International Airport

The airline will offer daily flights to Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) in addition to its service from Vnukovo International Airport (VKO) Starting 01 January 2018, flights to Sheremetyevo will be operated on the new Boeing 737 MAX 8 Carrier marks new milestone for its operations to Russia with more than 50 weekly flights scheduled for the New Year holidays… Read the full press release

flydubai adds Dubrovnik, Croatia and Kutaisi, Georgia to its European network for 2018 summer season

Dubai-based carrier adds Dubrovnik and Kutaisi to its seasonal summer schedule Following popular demand last summer flights to the holiday destinations Batumi, Qabala and Tivat resume flydubai’s network grows to 100 destinations in 45 countries DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today announced the launch of two new seasonal destinations for… Read the full press release

flydubai orders 225 Boeing 737 MAX aircrafts to support its continued expansion

Third aircraft order in airline’s 8-year history DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today announced a commitment to a US$27 billion order for 225 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to support the growth of its fleet.  This is the third aircraft order placed by the airline with Boeing in its eight-year history and… Read the full press release

flydubai presents its brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8 at the Dubai Airshow

Airline is the first operator in the region to take delivery of the new aircraft type DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai marks its fifth Dubai Airshow by unveiling its brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8. This is the first aircraft to be delivered from the largest single-aisle Boeing aircraft order placed in… Read the full press release

Emirates and flydubai announce new, expanded partnership

Nearly 14,000 sectors ticketed during the first week of operation New exotic destinations included such as: Zanzibar, Kathmandu and Kilimanjaro Combined network expected to reach 240 destinations by 2022 DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Building on the success of the initial phase of their partnership, Emirates and flydubai today announced 16 additional… Read the full press release

Emirates and flydubai partnership announces first codeshare routes

With the start of the partnership, Emirates will codeshare on 29 routes operated by flydubai Passengers can book from 03 October with travel commencing on 29 October Reach more destinations easily, frequently and quickly DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the commencement of their partnership, Emirates and flydubai today announced that Emirates will… Read the full press release

flydubai expands operations in Russia

Top five experiences in flydubai’s Russian destinations in September DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai connects people and cultures between 97 destinations in 44 countries, providing opportunities to explore their historical and cultural heritage, architecture, food and day to day life. Why not explore Russia this September and benefit from pleasant weather… Read the full press release

flydubai becomes the first in Middle East to operate Boeing’s newest single-aisle airplane — 737 MAX 8

flydubai becomes the first in Middle East to operate Boeing’s newest single-aisle airplane — 737 MAX 8   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and flydubai celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX 8, making the Middle East carrier the first in the region to operate Boeing’s newest single-aisle airplane…. Read the full press release

flydubai adds three destinations to its Russian network; will fly to Makhachkala and Voronezh and Ufa

flydubai adds three destinations to its Russian network; will fly to Makhachkala and Voronezh and Ufa   Launches flights to Makhachkala and Voronezh and restarts operations to Ufa Dubai, 2017-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today (July 24, 2017) announced the addition of three destinations to its Russian network, bringing its presence in… Read the full press release

flydubai rolls out new uniform as it enters its ninth year of operation

Dubai, 2017-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai is excited to announce today the roll out of a new uniform as it enters its ninth year of operation. The new design will be worn by more than 2,500 uniformed staff across the flydubai network; including Pilots, Cabin Crew, Training, Engineering and Maintenance staff as… Read the full press release

flydubai launches seasonal flights to Batumi in Georgia, Qabala in Azerbaijan and Tivat in Montenegro this summer

Batumi, Qabala and Tivat provide passengers with a variety of new options for summer Visa on Arrival for UAE nationals and residents entering Batumi and Tivat Dubai, 2017-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — With more than 90 destinations in 44 countries, flydubai’s diverse network provides numerous opportunities to experience culture, history, beautiful surroundings and adventure… Read the full press release

flydubai to equip its new Boeing MAX 8 fleet with seats from German aircraft seat manufacturer

flydubai to equip its new Boeing MAX 8 fleet with seats from German aircraft seat manufacturer The airline will equip its new Boeing MAX 8 fleet with seats from the German seat manufacturer Dubai, UAE, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based carrier flydubai and the German aircraft seat manufacturer Recaro Aircraft Seating today (April… Read the full press release

flydubai’s inaugurates flight to Sylhet, Bangladesh

City becomes flydubai’s third destination in Bangladesh Dubai, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight to Sylhet landed today and was greeted by a traditional water cannon salute. Upon arrival, a flydubai delegation led by Sudhir Sreedharan, Senior Vice President Commercial for GCC, Subcontinent and Africa, was met by H.E. Rashed Khan… Read the full press release

flydubai launches service to Sylhet, Bangladesh starting 15 March 2017

flydubai launches service to Sylhet, Bangladesh starting 15 March 2017   Dubai-based carrier to commence four flights a week from 15 March 2017 Dubai, UAE, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today (February 22, 2017) announced the addition of Sylhet to its network, becoming the airline’s third destination in Bangladesh after Chittagong and… Read the full press release

flydubai to operate up to 14 flights a day between Kuwait and Dubai from 22 February to 27 February 2017

flydubai to operate up to 14 flights a day between Kuwait and Dubai from 22 February to 27 February 2017   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai will operate up to 14 flights a day between Kuwait and Dubai from 22 February to 27 February 2017. The additional 24… Read the full press release

flydubai launches flights to Batumi in Georgia, Qabala in Azerbaijan and Tivat in Montenegro starting June 2017

flydubai launches flights to Batumi in Georgia, Qabala in Azerbaijan and Tivat in Montenegro starting June 2017   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today (February 15, 2017 ) announced the addition of three new destinations for the upcoming summer season. Batumi in Georgia, Qabala in Azerbaijan and Tivat… Read the full press release

Dubai Islamic Bank launch new credit card in partnership with flydubai

Dubai Islamic Bank launch new credit card in partnership with flydubai   Dubai, UAE, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), the largest Islamic bank in the UAE, announced today (November 27, 2016) the launch of its credit card in partnership with Dubai-based flydubai. The credit card will enable customers to enrol… Read the full press release

flydubai launches Business Boarding Gate at Terminal 2, Dubai International

The new dedicated gate brings additional convenience for Business travellers Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2015-11-6 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai has announced the launch of its Business Boarding Gate at Terminal 2, Dubai International. This latest service will ensure a more comfortable and quicker transition for Business Class passengers from check-in to boarding. Combined… Read the full press release

flydubai starts two flights a week to Astana, Kazakhstan

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2015-11-6 — /Travel PR News/ —  flydubai today marked the launch of its first flight to Astana, the airline’s third destination in Kazakhstan. With two flights a week to Astana flydubai is the first Dubai-based carrier to provide a direct link to the Kazakhstan capital. Speaking at a press conference in Astana… Read the full press release

flydubai launches flights to two new destinations in Russia, Nizhny Novgorod and Novosibirsk

Dubai-based carrier now serves 10 points in Russia confirming its commitment to the market  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2015-10-9 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai, today, inaugurated flights to two new destinations in Russia, Nizhny Novgorod and Novosibirsk, making it the first Dubai-based airline to serve these cities.  Offering one of the most comprehensive networks from… Read the full press release

Dubai-based flydubai takes delivery of its 50th aircraft

Marks the fulfilment of the airline’s vision set out in 2008 Dubai, UAE, 2015-9-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai received its 50th aircraft. The delivery of the Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 completes the order the airline made at the Farnborough Air Show in 2008. Commenting on the completion of the order, Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer, flydubai… Read the full press release

flydubai launches its first network-wide sale offering customers 30% off Business and Economy Class fares

Dubai, UAE, 2015-9-10 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai today launched its first network-wide sale offering customers 30% off Business and Economy Class fares to more than 90 destinations. Customers who plan to travel between 01 October 2015 and 30 June 2016 and book before 20 September will receive 30% off. With a fleet of 49 modern… Read the full press release

flydubai announced the launch of its flights to Astana, Kazakhstan

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-8-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today announced the launch of its flights to Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, extending the airline’s route network in the country to three destinations. The airline will operate four flights a week, starting from 26 October 2015, and will be the first Dubai-based carrier to… Read the full press release

Dubai-based flydubai will commence new passenger services from Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC)

flydubai will operate 70 flights per week during winter schedule Increased capacity will benefit both business and leisure passengers Greater choice and convenience for passengers living across the Emirate of Dubai Dubai, UAE, 2015-8-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai announced today that it will commence new passenger services from Al Maktoum International at Dubai World… Read the full press release

flydubai adds Gizan and Jouf to its Saudi network

Dubai, UAE, 2015-6-8 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai continues to expand its Saudi network, reaching out to two previously underserved points in the Kingdom. The Dubai-based airline will operate direct flights to Gizan and Jouf in July 2015. flydubai operations to Gizan will commence on 10 July with daily flights. Jouf will follow on 11 July… Read the full press release

flydubai announces direct flights to Quetta in Pakistan starting 11 June 2015

Airline is the first UAE national carrier to provide direct air links between Quetta and Dubai Dubai, UAE, 2015-5-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today announced direct flights to Quetta in Pakistan. Flights to the airline’s fourth destination in the country will commence on 11 June 2015 with three flights a week. Commenting on the… Read the full press release