Insights: Everything you need to know about flydubai in numbers

April 24, 2018 10:53 am


Following an exclusive interview with flydubai CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith at ATM 2018, AMEinfo shares with you  a list of all you need to know about the carrier.

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All you need to know about flydubai is here: 

03 aircraft orders. flydubai placed three aircraft orders since it began operations in 2009.
3.11 years. flydubai’s aircraft have an average age of 3.11 years.
06 hours flying range from Dubai.
06 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft joined flydubai’s fleet in 2017.
8.8 billion USD. flydubai’s second aircraft order, placed at the Dubai Airshow in 2013, was worth 8.8 billion USD.
10 new routes. flydubai launched nine new routes in 2017.
10 seats are available in Business Class on flydubai’s Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.
10.1 million USD. flydubai reported a net profit of 10.1 million USD for the full year 2017.
10.9 million passengers. flydubai carried 10.9 million passengers in 2017.
12 seats are available in Business Class on flydubai’s Next-Generation Boeing 737 aircraft.
27 billion USD. flydubai’s third and largest single-aisle aircraft order, placed at the Dubai Airshow in 2017 is worth 27 billion USD.
42 inches. The seat pitch in Business Class on flydubai’s Next-Generation Boeing 737 aircraft is 42 inches.
48 countries. flydubai operates flights to 48 countries.
50 million passengers. flydubai carried 50 million passengers since it started operations in 2009.
61 aircraft. flydubai has a fleet of 61 aircraft, including Boeing 737 and Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.
71 underserved markets. flydubai opened up routes to 71 previously underserved markets, that did not have direct airlines from and to Dubai.
78 inches. The seat pitch in Business Class on flydubai’s Boeing 737 MAX aircraft when the seat is fully reclined is 78 inches.
91 destinations are available on the EK/FZ codeshare network.
95 destinations. flydubai operates a network of 95 destinations.
162 seats are available in Economy Class on flydubai’s Next-Generation Boeing 737 aircraft.
189 seats are available in flydubai’s Next-Generation all Economy Class configured aircraft.
225 aircraft. flydubai placed its third and the largest single-aisle aircraft order in the Middle East at the Dubai Airshow in 2017, with up to 225 aircraft on order.
240 destinations. flydubai and Emirates have a combined network of 240 destinations.
296 aircraft are on order and due for delivery over the next decade.
1770 flights. flydubai operates 1770 weekly flights through its hub in Dubai.
4000 employees. flydubai has a workforce of over 4000 employees in the air and on the ground.

 

 

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