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flydubai receives “Outstanding Sector Leadership and Growth” award at the MEA Business Achievement Awards 2024

flydubai receives “Outstanding Sector Leadership and Growth” award at the MEA Business Achievement Awards 2024

The Dubai-based carrier was recognised for its outstanding sector leadership and growth at the first edition of the MEA Business Achievement Awards 2024

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 June 2024: flydubai, the Dubai-based carrier, received the “Outstanding Sector Leadership and Growth” award at the MEA Business Achievement Awards. Francois Oberholzer, Chief Financial Officer at flydubai, received the award on the carrier’s behalf at an awards ceremony held in Dubai. The event was attended by key members across various industries such as travel and tourism, aviation, banking and finance, technology as well as hospitality.

Voted by industry experts, this award honours the carrier’s strong and agile business model and its dedication to innovation and enhancing connectivity to new and previously underserved markets which has enabled its sustained growth.

Commenting on the award, Francois Oberholzer, Chief Financial Officer at flydubai, said: “we are pleased to have received this award as it recognises our efforts and longstanding commitment to offering an enhanced and convenient travel experience for our customers. Since 2009, we have seen our fleet and network grow alongside the innovation of our products and services and as we continue to support Dubai’s position as an international aviation hub, we look forward to connecting more passengers from the UAE and around the flydubai network.”

Since the start of 2024, flydubai has added several destinations to its network including Mombasa in Kenya, Langkawi and Penang in Malaysia as well as Al Jouf and The Red Sea in Saudi Arabia. The carrier is also preparing to launch its first flights to Islamabad and Lahore in Pakistan from 01 July and expand its operations in Europe with the start of its services to Basel in Switzerland from 02 August, Riga in Latvia from 11 October in addition to Tallinn in Estonia and Vilnius in Lithuania from 12 October.

Today, the carrier continues to expand its network of over 125 destinations in 58 countries served by a young and efficient fleet of 88 Boeing 737 aircraft.

Since commencing operations in 2009, flydubai has welcomed on board more than 100 million passengers and opened up more than 90 new routes that did not previously have direct air links to Dubai or the UAE.

 

 

 

About flydubai

From its home in Dubai, flydubai has created a network of more than 125 destinations served by a fleet of 88 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:

An expanding network: Created a network of more than 125 destinations in 58 countries across Africa, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Central and South-East Europe, the GCC and the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent, and South-East Asia.

Serving underserved markets: Opened more than 90 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 88 Boeing 737 aircraft and includes: 29 Next-Generation Boeing 737-800, 56 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 03 Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft.

Enhancing connectivity: Carried more than 100 million passengers since it began operations in 2009.

 

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