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flydubai recognised at the 2022 Business Traveller Middle East Awards

flydubai recognised at the 2022 Business Traveller Middle East Awards

Dubai-based airline was named Best Low-Cost Airline serving the Middle East for the 8th time

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 May 2022: flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, was recognised as the Best Low-Cost Airline serving the Middle East at this year’s Business Traveller Middle East Awards. It is the 8th time that flydubai has won the award.

Voted by the public and readers of the magazine, the award reflects flydubai’s agility as a business and highlights the contributions the airline has made to the travel sector in the past year. Francois Oberholzer, Chief Financial Officer at flydubai, collected the award on behalf of the airline on Monday evening during a gala event held in Dubai.

Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer at flydubai, commented on the award: “we are honoured to be named Best Low-Cost Airline serving the Middle East for the 8th time. This recognition is a demonstration of our strong business model and preparedness to increase our operations as soon as travel restrictions started to ease and demand for travel returned. With our growing fleet of 63 aircraft and by opening up more destinations and underserved markets we are able to cater to our customers’ demand for increased travel, in particular over summer. Thanks to the hard work and commitment of everyone at flydubai, we were able to increase our network to more than 95 destinations in 50 countries, including new routes to AlUla, Ljubljana, Pisa, and Salzburg as well as seasonal operations to Batumi, Bodrum, Dubrovnik, Mykonos, Santorini, Tivat and Trabzon.”
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About flydubai

From its home in Dubai, flydubai has created a network of more than 125 destinations served by a fleet of 86 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 86 Boeing 737 aircraft and includes: 29 Next-Generation Boeing 737-800, 54 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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