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Photo Caption: flydubai wins at the 2017 Business Traveller Middle East Awards

flydubai was named “Best Low-Cost Airline serving the Middle East”

Dubai-based flydubai was named “Best Low-Cost Airline serving the Middle East” at the 2017 Business Traveller Middle East Awards held in Dubai on 23 April. Voted by readers of the magazine, the distinction reflects flydubai’s comprehensive regional network, evolving business model and its role in creating trade and tourism flows in previously underserved markets. flydubai currently has a network of 93 destinations in 44 countries, and carried 10.4 million passengers in 2016.

Ken Gile, Chief Operating Officer at flydubai, represented flydubai at the awards ceremony and is pictured with the award.

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 237 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 47 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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Dubai Aviation Corporation, trading as “flydubai”,
Dubai International Airport,
PO Box 353,
Dubai,
UAE

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