IATA Code: FZ | ICAO Code: FDB | Callsign SKYDUBAI

Emirate Group Building
Sheikh Zayed Road P.O.Box 353 UAE Dubai
Tel: +971 4-708-5741/2/3/4
Fax: +971 4-2200032

Ownership: Government of Dubai (100%)

The airline was founded on March 19, 2008 by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the chairman of Emirates Airline. Although flydubai is not part of The Emirates Group, Emirates supported flydubai during the initial establishing phase.  On 14 July 2008 flydubai signed a firm order with for 50 Boeing 737-800s with a total value of 4 billion USD, with the option to change the order to the longer range Boeing 737-900ER, subject to flydubai requirement. Additionally, a leasing agreement was concluded with Babcock & Brown for four more 737-800s, planned to be delivered starting 2009. The first of these aircraft was delivered on 17 May 2009. Scheduled flights commenced on 1 June, with services to Beirut, Lebanon and Amman, Jordan. Since the referred aircraft delivery, the route network was significantly expanded.

Executives: Ghaith Al Ghaith (Chief Executive Officer), Kenneth Gile (Chief Operations Officer)

flydubai fleet consists of the following aircraft :
  • 23 x Boeing 737-800
flydubai Launches it Mobile Web Presence with Full Features
Thursday, July 19, 2012

Dubai, flydubai Dubai’s low-cost carrier launches a new mobile portal, designed to work with any device with internet connection and a web browser. The customers may  book, pay for flights, select seating, purchase checked baggage and book insurance. 

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flydubai Expand Further in Eastern Europe with the Planned Launch of Flight Services to Bucharest, Romaina and Skopje, Macedonia
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
flydubia, the low cost carrier wholly owned by the Government of Dubai, have announced the planned launch of flight services to Bucharest in Romania and Skopje in the Republic of Macedonia. Increasing the carrier's destinations to fifteen in ten countries of Central Asia & Eastern Europe. Read More
flydubai Secures Aircraft Financing with Standard Chartered’s Pembroke for a Value of USD 172 Million
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Dubai, flydubai, Dubai’s low-cost carrier, has signed with Pembroke, a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Chartered Bank specialising in aircraft leasing, financing and management services, to finance twoBoeing 737-800NG aircraft. Read More
flydubai Records Passenger Growth from the Gulf (AGCC) and CIS Markets
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Dubai, flydubai, has released new figures covering the period from February 2011 to March 2012 that highlight the growth in its passenger numbers, particularly from the CIS, Eastern & Central Europe and AGCC markets. Read More
flydubai Announce to Start Four Weekly Flights to Sana'a, Yemen
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Dubai, flydubai, shall start flight services to Yemen  on 22 April 2012, with four weekly flights to Sana’a. The nation's capital and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Sana'a is also Yemen’s largest city, political and administrative center. Read More
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