Articles Tagged ‘flydubai’

flydubai touches down in Thiruvananthapuram

flydubai touches down in Thiruvananthapuram

flydubai’s new route to Thiruvananthapuram makes India its third biggest market by destinations served.

flydubai serves over 70 destinations in first five years

flydubai serves over 70 destinations in first five years

While Emirates is the biggest player in Dubai, the role of flydubai should not be overlooked. Launched just five years ago it now serves over 70 destinations in over 30 countries using a fleet of over 30 737-800s. We reveal which are the leading country markets for the airline, and which of the top 12 […]

flydubai adds two more destinations in India

flydubai adds two more destinations in India

flydubai now serves five cities in India. Delhi and Kochi services started this week.


Hamad International Airport opening signals start of new era in Qatar; seven new Qatar Airways routes to launch in next three months

Hamad International Airport opening signals start of new era in Qatar; seven new Qatar Airways routes to launch in next three months

Doha’s stunning new Hamad International Airport finally opened officially for passenger services last week. Qatar Airways operated a VIP flight to mark the opening, followed by flydubai with the first commercial service. We look at how monthly traffic has grown in the last five years, and which new destinations have been added in the last […]

flydubai begins twice-weekly flights to Hofuf in Saudi Arabia

flydubai begins twice-weekly flights to Hofuf in Saudi Arabia

flydubai makes Hofuf its 11th network point in Saudi Arabia, and the third new route to the Middle Eastern country in the last year.

Three more arches enter the 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition

Three more arches enter the 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition

Last week’s winners of the ‘Arch of Triumph’ racked up the biggest score of the competition so far. Quite rightly the fire crews at Dubai Al Maktoum are proud of one of the first awards that the fledgling airport has received.


Maldives welcome new services from AirAsia X, Cathay Pacific Airways, flydubai, Korean Air and Tigerair Singapore in the last 12 months

Maldives welcome new services from AirAsia X, Cathay Pacific Airways, flydubai, Korean Air and Tigerair Singapore in the last 12 months

Located just 600 kilometres south-west off the tip of India, the Maldives are a popular destination for global holidaymakers. We look at how Malé Airport, the main international gateway, has blossomed in the last 12 months after the government re-took control of the airport’s management and operations.

Bahrain ready for growth again following Gulf Air restructuring, bankruptcy of Bahrain Air

Bahrain ready for growth again following Gulf Air restructuring, bankruptcy of Bahrain Air

Bahrain’s home carrier Gulf Air has completed its network consolidation and is returning to new route growth in 2014 — good news for the country market which has not only had to deal with the restructuring of its biggest airline, but also the loss of its second carrier, Bahrain Air, last year too.

Airbus-Boeing 2013 deliveries up 7.2%; Seattle wins race as Airbus delivers 1,000th China unit

Airbus-Boeing 2013 deliveries up 7.2%; Seattle wins race as Airbus delivers 1,000th China unit

An impressive 1,275 airframes were delivered to worldwide airline customers by Airbus and Boeing last year, turning 2013 into a record year, Boeing delivered 649 aircraft and wins the race for the second year in a row.


flydubai makes Rostov-on-Don its 8th Russian route

flydubai makes Rostov-on-Don its 8th Russian route

flydubai links Dubai with Rostov-on-Don airport with twice weekly flights. Indirect competition from Air Arabia.

Ukraine International Airlines, Wizz Air Ukraine, UTair Ukraine help rise to challenge after AeroSvit's collapse

Ukraine International Airlines, Wizz Air Ukraine, UTair Ukraine help rise to challenge after AeroSvit’s collapse

When Ukraine saw its largest airline collapse, other carriers stepped up and more than replaced the lost capacity. We look to see how air traffic in the Ukraine has developed in recent years, and list the more than 50 new services which have launched from Kiev (and other cities) since the beginning of the year.

flydubai adds Krasnodar, Odessa and Volgograd to network

flydubai adds Krasnodar, Odessa and Volgograd to network

flydubai adds two new destinations in Russia and one in Ukraine. Krasnodar, Odessa and Volgograd all served twice-weekly with 737-800s.