flydubai named “Best Low-Cost airline serving the Middle East” at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards

Awards demonstrate the recognition by passengers of the unique travel experience offered across the flydubai network Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai was named “Best Low-Cost airline serving the Middle East” at this year’s Business Traveller Middle East Awards, which was held during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) at the Grand… Read the full press release

flydubai starts flights to Sochi, Russia

flydubai becomes the first UAE based airline to offer direct flights to Sochi Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today (April 23, 2019) has announced the start of flights to Sochi, Russia. Flights between Dubai and Sochi will operate twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays, starting from 07 June 2019…. Read the full press release

flydubai reports an annual revenue increase of 12.4% compared to the same period the previous year

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Key Results for 2018 flydubai has today, 20 February 2019, announced its Results for the reporting period ending 31 December 2018 flydubai reports total annual revenue of AED 6.2 billion (USD 1.7 billion) compared to AED 5.5 billion (USD 1.5 billion) last year; an increase of 12.4%… Read the full press release

flydubai becomes the first UAE-based airline to operate direct flights to Uzbekistan

With the launch of five flights a week to Tashkent, flydubai will offer 33 weekly flights to seven points in Central Asia   The new destination will operate as a codeshare route with Emirates with a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today has announced the start… Read the full press release

flydubai announces new service to Budapest in Hungary and Naples in Italy starting June 2019

Dubai-based carrier to operate daily flights to Budapest and up to five flights a week to Naples Flights to Naples will start on 04 June 2019 with flights to Budapest starting on 27 June 2019 flydubai becomes the first UAE carrier to offer direct flights to Naples Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

flydubai to start service to Shymkent in Kazakhstan

Dubai-based carrier flydubai will operate flights to three points in Kazakhstan following the relaunch of its Shymkent service  Shymkent will be operated from 28 December 2018  Dubai, UAE, 2018-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today has announced the start of flights to Shymkent in Kazakhstan (CIT). The twice a week service will be… Read the full press release

flydubai to operate flights to 39 destinations from DWC during the refurbishment project period at DXB

flydubai has announced today  that it will operate flights to select destinations from Dubai World Central (DWC) in order to provide more travel options to passengers flydubai flights to select destinations will operate for 45-day period from 16 April 2019 to 30 May 2019 39 routes will operate from DWC* The scheduling of flights to… Read the full press release

flydubai recognised with CEO Middle East Award for ‘Aviation CEO of the Year’ and APEX Awards for ‘Best Cabin Innovation’ and ‘Best Passenger Comfort Innovation’

On behalf of the efforts and hard work of the flydubai team, Ghaith Al Ghaith, received the ‘Aviation CEO of the Year’ award flydubai recognised for ‘Best Cabin Innovation’ and ‘Best Passenger Comfort Innovation’ Dubai UAE, Country, 2018-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based airline flydubai was recognised in the ‘Aviation CEO of the Year’… Read the full press release

flydubai introduces updated safety video featuring characters from the popular FREEJ cartoon series

New safety demo features characters from the popular FREEJ cartoon series Dubai, UAE, 2018-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai has launched its updated safety video featuring characters from the popular FREEJ cartoon series. The new safety demo is shown to passengers onboard the airline’s fleet of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft before each… Read the full press release

flydubai resumes flights to Sulaimaniyah from 10 May 2018

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, announced today that flights to Sulaimaniyah will resume from 10 May 2018. The carrier now operates to five points in Iraq including Baghdad, Basra, Erbil and Najaf. The decision to relaunch the flights was taken following the Iraqi authorities’ announcement that that the… Read the full press release

flydubai recognised by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum for its contribution to the development of Dubai as a global hub for aviation

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai was recognised by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of flydubai for the contribution and support it has given to the development of Dubai as a global hub for aviation.  Hamad Obaidalla, Chief Commercial Officer at flydubai, received the award on behalf… Read the full press release

flydubai inaugurates daily flights to Congolese capital, Kinshasa with enroute stop in Entebbe

Dubai-based carrier launches daily flights to Kinshasa with enroute stop in Entebbe flydubai’s network in Africa grows to 13 destinations across 10 countries DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight touched down yesterday at N’djili Airport (Kinshasa International Airport – FIH).  flydubai will operate daily flights to N’djili Airport with an… Read the full press release

flydubai launches flights to Thessaloniki in Greece and Aqaba in Jordan from June 2018

Dubai-based airline grows its network to 102 destinations in 46 countries served by a fleet of 61 Boeing 737 aircraft Flights to Thessaloniki in Greece and Aqaba in Jordan commence on 15 and 16 June respectively Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai has announced the start of flights to… Read the full press release

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 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 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