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

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

JPA Design to design the cabin interior for flydubai’s 737 MAXs

JPA Design to design the cabin interior for flydubai’s 737 MAXs   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based carrier, flydubai, today (April 4, 2017 ) announced that it has appointed international transport design specialist JPA Design to design the cabin interior for its new fleet of aircraft. The announcement was made at… 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 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

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

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 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

flydubai publishes new research highlighting on the latest travel trends

Feedback from over 200,000 passengers through onboard survey covers 36 customer touchpoints Emergence of next generation of business class traveller Key factors influencing their airline choice include connectivity and value for money  Dubai, UAE, 2015-5-8 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai published today new research focussing on the latest travel trends, behaviours and preferences based on the… Read the full press release

flydubai to operate 78 flights a week to 12 points in East and North Africa

With the additional flights to Alexandria, Bujumbura, Juba and Zanzibar, airline will operate78 flights a week to Africa Dubai, UAE, 2015-3-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai announced that it is increasing the frequency of flights on some of its routes in Africa for the summer schedule. With the additional flights, flydubai will operate a total… Read the full press release

Dubai-based flydubai launches flights to Ahwaz, Hamadan, Esfahan, Shiraz and Tabriz in Iran

Dubai, UAE, 2015-2-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today announced the launch of flights to Ahwaz, Hamadan, Esfahan, Shiraz and Tabriz in Iran. The announcement will see flydubai’s Iranian network grow to seven points, adding to the launch of flights to Tehran and Mashhad in 2014. Flights to Shiraz, Esfahan and Ahwaz will commence on 8,… Read the full press release

Dubai-based flydubai now serves 7 cities in India with 25 flights per week

Strong demand sees India’s commercial capital added to a roster of nationwide destinations Dubai, UAE, 2014-10-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today celebrated the arrival of its inaugural service to Mumbai. The route will further strengthen the relationship between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), while offering passengers greater choice and flexibility. Today’s announcement… Read the full press release

flydubai to launch flights to Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in October

Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and Kilimanjaro join flydubai’s East African network Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2014-9-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today announced the launch of flights to Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Flights to the East African country will commence in October, expanding the airline’s network in Africa to 12 destinations…. Read the full press release

flydubai now serves nine destinations in Russia with the launch of direct daily flights to Moscow

Daily direct flights to Moscow make it nine destinations in Russia for flydubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2014-9-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight to Moscow landed today at Vnukovo International Airport and was welcomed with a traditional water cannon salute. flydubai’s delegation was headed by Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and… Read the full press release

flydubai adds three new East African routes; brings the total number of destinations in the carrier’s network to 80

Dubai, UAE, 2014-8-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today announced the addition of three new East African routes, bringing the total number of destinations in the carrier’s network to 80. With the launch of flights in September 2014 to Bujumbura in Burundi, Entebbe in Uganda and Kigali in Rwanda, flydubai will fly to nine destinations… Read the full press release

flydubai launches flights to two destinations in Iran, Tehran and Mashhad

Dubai, UAE, 2014-8-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today announced the launch of flights to Tehran and Mashhad, the carrier’s first two destinations in Iran. Flights to Tehran will begin on 11 August and Mashhad on 10 August. flydubai will serve Iran with four flights a week, providing passengers with greater convenience when travelling between… Read the full press release

Flydubai launches flights to Mumbai, bringing the total number of destinations served by the carrier in India to seven

Carrier announces the launch of five weekly flights to Mumbai and increases frequency to Delhi from October Dubai, UAE, 2014-7-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today announced the launch of flights to Mumbai, bringing the total number of destinations served by the carrier in India to seven, with 25 flights a week. In June,… Read the full press release

flydubai announces five new routes at the Arabian Travel Market

flydubai announces five new routes at the Arabian Travel Market Dubai, UAE, 2014-5-7 — /Travel PR News/ — At the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), the leading international travel and tourism event in the Middle East, flydubai announced five new destinations including Delhi. Building on the momentum from last year, when 17 new destinations where added to the… Read the full press release

flydubai to launch three times weekly service to Aden and twice weekly service to Kandahar

Dubai, UAE, 2014-5-2 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai today announced that it will launch a three times weekly service to Aden and a twice weekly service to Kandahar, starting on 01 August and 25 July 2014 respectively. These new route launches bring the airline’s network to 68 destinations. flydubai will become the first UAE-based carrier to… Read the full press release

flydubai announced full-year 2013 net profit of $60.7 million, increase of 47 per cent compared to 2012

• Reports AED 222.8 million (USD 60.7 million) profit for 2013 • Total revenue for the 12 months was AED 3.7 billion (USD 1.0 billion) • Carried 6.82 million passengers in 2013 • Passenger numbers increased 38 per cent compared to 2012 Dubai, UAE, 2014-3-5 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai today announced full-year 2013 net profit… Read the full press release

flydubai extends its reach into the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dubai-based carrier increases number of points in Saudi Arabia to 11 Dubai, UAE, 2014-2-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Extending its reach into the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, flydubai announces the launch of flights to Hofuf, the largest city in the Al-Ahsa governorate. The new twice-weekly service to Al-Ahsa Airport will commence on 06 February… Read the full press release