Articles Tagged ‘flydubai’

flydubai launches new route to Najaf in Iraq from its Dubai base

flydubai launches new route to Najaf in Iraq from its Dubai base

flydubai now flies from Dubai International Airport to Najaf in Iraq, competing with Iraqi Airways and indirectly with Air Arabia.

flydubai launches third route to Iraq from Dubai

flydubai launches third route to Iraq from Dubai

flydubai now flies to Baghdad from its Dubai Airport base. This is the low-cost airline’s third destination in Iraq.

A year of hallmarks for Boeing, but Airbus still wins the delivery race; both celebrate '7000' milestones

A year of hallmarks for Boeing, but Airbus still wins the delivery race; both celebrate ‘7000’ milestones

Airbus has out-delivered Boeing every year since 2003 and the trend continued in 2011. But what’s the new monthly best for A380 production? Which airline received the 7000th 737 ever built? And why could Airbus have taken most of December off?


flydubai reaches 50 destinations; will serve Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan with two weekly flights from next month

flydubai reaches 50 destinations; will serve Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan with two weekly flights from next month

Fifty destinations in just two and a half years shows just how quickly flydubai is growing. But where is Kyrgyzstan currently connected to and what is flydubai’s schedule? And why is the IATA code for Bishkek FRU?

flydubai heads further west; now serving Belgrade

flydubai heads further west; now serving Belgrade

Dubai’s LCC now links Serbian capital with Middle East with four weekly flights.

flydubai’s latest new route is Tbilisi in Georgia

flydubai’s latest new route is Tbilisi in Georgia

Rapidly expanding Gulf LCC starts twice-weekly flights to Tbilisi, competing with Georgian Airways.


How European LCC network are fundamentally different from LCCs elsewhere in the world

How European LCC network are fundamentally different from LCCs elsewhere in the world

When it comes to the low-cost carrier ‘rulebook’ it seems that there are basically two versions when it comes to network planning models. One for Europe and one for the rest of the world. We explain all in our unique analysis of the world’s leading low-cost airlines.

flydubai launches new routes to Ukraine and Russia from Dubai

flydubai launches new routes to Ukraine and Russia from Dubai

flydubai now serves Kiev Boryspil, Kharkov and Donetsk in the Ukraine and Kazan and Ufa in Russia from Dubai.

flydubai launches new low-cost route from Dubai to Ahmedabad in India

flydubai launches new low-cost route from Dubai to Ahmedabad in India

flydubai now flies to its third Indian destination Ahmedabad in Gujarat from its Dubai base.


flydubai launches new route from Dubai to Dammam

flydubai launches new route from Dubai to Dammam

flydubai now flies daily from Dubai to Dammam in Saudi Arabia, the low-cost airline’s sixth Saudi airport.

New airline routes launched (7 - 13 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (7 – 13 June 2011)

53 new routes saw the light of day in the last week. But which low-cost airline took on three network carriers? And which airline returned to Baghdad after 21 years of absence? We have lots of pictures to go with the analysis and of course the downloadable spreadsheet detailing all the routes.

flydubai to start seven weekly flights to fast-growing airports: Kiev, Donetsk, Kharkiv from September

flydubai to start seven weekly flights to fast-growing airports: Kiev, Donetsk, Kharkiv from September

Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO of flydubai, flew into Kiev to announce his airline’s entry into the fast-growing Ukraine airport market with new routes from Dubai to Kiev (3-weekly), Donetsk (2) and Kharkiv (2) starting mid-September. Kiev Borispol’s traffic soared 16% last year to 6.7 million. Ukraine will co-host (with Poland) next year’s EURO 2012 football […]