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
Fourth Iraqi Destination for flydubai
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Dubai,  flydubai, Dubai’s low cost carrier, began its three-times weekly service to Najaf today, bringing its total number of destinations in Iraq to four. Read More
flydubai Commence Operations to Baghdad
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Dubai, flydubai, Dubai’s low cost airline, added to its network yesterday with the start of flights to Baghdad, Iraq. Read More
flydubai Announces its 50th Destination
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Dubai, Bishkek has been named as flydubai’s 50th destination, marking the pioneering airline’s entry into the Kyrgyz Republic and expanding its global network to 28 countries across the GCC, Middle East, Africa, Indian Sub-Continent, Asia and Central and Eastern Europe in just two and half years of operations. Read More
flydubai Fleet Expands as the 7000th 737 Arrives in Dubai
Monday, December 26, 2011
Dubai, the latest Boeing 737-800 NG was delivered to flydubai, it also marks the 7000th 737 to be delivered from Boeing’s production line. Commenting on the arrival, flydubai CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith said: “We are proud to be the recipient of the 7000th Boeing 737, officially the most commercially successful model ever designed.   Read More
flydubai Signs $20 Million Maintenance Support Contract with Honeywell
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Dubai, flydubai, Dubai’s low cost airline, has signed a Maintenance Cost Agreement with Honeywell (NYSE: HON), worth more than $20 million, to provide maintenance support for the carrier’s auxiliary power units (APUs) installed on its growing fleet of Boeing 737-800 NG passenger aircraft. Read More
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