flydubai charts growth plan

flydubai charts growth plan

flydubai’s chief executive officer, Ghaith Al Ghaith
flydubai’s chief executive officer, Ghaith Al Ghaith

flydubai is o an optimistic growth trend. The carrier has made several developments across varied departments. According to flydubai’s chief executive officer, Ghaith Al Ghaith: “Our business model, which was built around our ability to be agile and flexible, has helped change the way people around the region travel. This in turn create free flows of trade and tourism.”

By the end of 2013, flydubai’s hub at Terminal 2 of Dubai International Airport will be home to a fleet of 35 aircraft, 13 of which will be configured with Business Class. Charting the future growth plan, flydubai has signed an agreement for US$228 million with five regional and international banks to finance six new Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

Along with its ongoing recruitment drive to attract 600 pilots by 2016, flydubai has launched a Cadet programme that trains and qualifies young Emiratis to become licensed pilots. flydubai aims to accommodate up to 100 Cadets in this programme over the next five years.

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