flydubai has placed a firm order for up to 111 aircraft from Boeing. This order includes up to 100 Boeing 737 MAX and up to 11 Next-Generation Boeing 737-800s.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of flydubai, said: “flydubai recognized, growing demand for travel to and from Dubai. Today’s commitment for an order for up to 111 aircraft from Boeing signifies the strength of flydubai’s business model and still untapped opportunity to connect previously underserved markets to Dubai.“
The first aircraft, Next-Generation Boeing 737-800s from this order, will be delivered between 2016 and 2017. Deliveries of the first Boeing 737 MAX will commence in second half of 2017 and continue until the end of 2023.
In 2013, flydubai announced 16 new routes and increased several destination frequencies.