FlyDubai

Flydubai operates first scheduled Dubai-Tel Aviv flight

On November 26, 2020, Flydubai operated the first direct flight Dubai-Tel Aviv, greeted by Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....


Emirates and flydubai move close to merger, Emirates CCO says

Shifting market conditions might push Emirates and its next-door neighbor flydubai into deeper cooperation, according to Emirates' CCO Adnan Kazim....


Flydubai working to apply 8 lessons from its Flight FZ981 crash

Flydubai Flight FZ981 from Dubai to Rostov on Don crashed in Russia, killing all 62 people on board the Boeing 737 in March 2016. Now, the airline says it is working to implement eight safety recommendations outlined by investigators’ in the final report. ...


FlyDubai reacts to FS981 crash final report

Three years after the fatal FlyDubai flight FS981 went down in Rostov-on-Don (Russia), the accident investigators have finally concluded their work. Publishing the final report in November 2019, they found pilot’s mistake as the main cause of the tragedy. ...


Final report into flyDubai 2016 crash released

The final report of FlyDubai Boeing 737-800 crash in Russia in 2016 rules the loss of control in flight as the main reason behind the fatal accident, which killed 62 people, also raising questions on the psychological factors that determine pilots’ decision-making in critical situations....


Dubai International retains world top position for 4th year

It was announced on September 11, 2018, that Dubai International Airport (the United Arab Emirates) retained its position as the world’s number one international airport for the fourth consecutive year in 2017, with annual traffic exceeding 88.2 million passengers....


Flydubai denies rumor of hijacked flight

The flight FZ301 from Dubai International Airport (DXB) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Hamid Karzai International Airport (KBL) in Kabul, Afghanistan, was re-routed to back to Dubai mid-flight due to a “disruptive” passenger. The first reports were suspecting  hijacking attempt. Flydubai denies this rumor....


AIR Convention – Commercial Aviation Conference in the Baltics Not to Miss

In any industry when looking for new ideas and partnerships in business, visiting a conference seems like the best solution: hundreds of companies from all over the world to network with, all in one place....


Boeing inks a 175-planes deal with Flydubai

Boeing announced finalizing a 175 737 MAX order with Flydubai ─ “the largest single-aisle jet order in Middle East history”, according to the manufacturer. ...


Middle East is still a desirable destination for pilots

Despite instability in the region, fluctuating oil prices and unpredictable politics, the Gulf region is still one of the most attractive destinations for aviation specialists. With the recent news of laptop bans, visa restrictions, a slowdown of the oil industry in the Middle East it may seem that the aviation industry in this region is stagnating. However, Dubai remains one of the top players in the industry and still attracts a significant amo...