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flydubai celebrates International Women’s Day

flydubai celebrates International Women’s Day

flydubai today celebrated International Women’s Day with an all-female crew operating flights FZ001/FZ002 between Dubai and Doha

flydubai today celebrated International Women’s Day with an all-female crew operating flights FZ001/FZ002 between Dubai and Doha.

Captain Isabel Gonzalez from Spain and First Officer Vaidehi Chavhan from India were joined by Cabin Crew from Korea, Moldova, Morocco, Tunisia and Zimbabwe in welcoming flydubai’s passengers on board this special flight celebrating women in aviation.

A group of flydubai’s female employees from across different departments welcomed the flight crew upon their return to the company’s headquarters in Dubai: leading women from the airline’s Commercial, Commercial Systems, Engineering, Flight Operations, Human Resources, Inflight Services, Legal, Maintenance, Materials, Network Control, Network Planning, Revenue Management where represented.

“We celebrate women empowerment every day at flydubai and I am proud of all of our more than 1,400 female professionals who contribute to the growth and success of the airline. International Women’s Day is a great occasion to thank the female workforce in the airline for their hard work and dedication”, said Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO at flydubai.

More than a third of the 3,770 employees at flydubai are female with more than 1,000 female Cabin Crew members and more than 30 female Captains and First Officers.

About flydubai

From its home in Dubai, flydubai has created a network of more than 90 destinations and over the next decade the airline will see its fleet grow by up to 236 aircraft. Since commencing operations in June 2009, flydubai has been committed to removing barriers to travel, creating free flows of trade and tourism and enhancing connectivity between different cultures across its ever-expanding network.

flydubai has marked its journey with a number of milestones that represent the scale of the ambition planned for the airline:

  • An expanding network: Created a network of more than 90 destinations in 48 countries across Africa, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Central and South-East Europe, the GCC and the Middle East, and the Indian Subcontinent.
  • Serving underserved markets: Opened up more than 71 new routes that did not previously have direct air links to Dubai or were not served by a UAE national carrier from Dubai.
  • An efficient single fleet-type: Operates a single fleet-type of 59 aircraft including Boeing 737 MAX 8, MAX 9 and Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
  • Record-breaking orders: Placed the largest single-aisle aircraft orders in the region at the 2013 and 2017 editions of the Dubai Airshow.
  • Enhancing connectivity: Carried more than 70 million passengers since it began operations in 2009.

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