flydubai lands at Mineralnye Vody Airport with its 7000th Boeing 737

for the Russian Air Fleet Day celebration

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 — Mineralnye Vody Airport welcomed the landmark 7000th Boeing 737 owned by the airline, flydubai, as part of the Russian Air Fleet Day celebration.

flydubai’s flight, FZ977, was met with a water cannon salute on landing at 02:55.

flydubai operates a fleet of 31 Boeing 737-800s, one of the most commercially successful models ever designed. It is an aircraft that has been the focus of years of design and refinement to increase efficiency and range and reduce operating costs.