flydubai News Stories

flydubai Firms Up $27bn Boeing 737 MAX Order

December 21, 2017

UAE low cost carrier flydubai has firmed up an order with Boeing for 175 737 MAX aircraft in a deal worth USD$27 billion at list prices.


flydubai Orders 175 Boeing 737 MAX

November 15, 2017

UAE low cost carrier flydubai has signed a commitment for 175 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft at the Dubai Airshow.


Emirates, flydubai Announce Codeshare Launch

October 2, 2017

Emirates and low cost carrier flydubai announced a new partnership with the launch of a codeshare agreement, initially to 29 flydubai destinations.


Emirates, flydubai To Extend Partnership

July 17, 2017

Dubai-based airlines Emirates and flydubai are extending their relationship to include integrated network collaboration and coordinated scheduling.


Middle East Carriers Cancel Flights To Qatar

June 6, 2017

A number of Middle East airlines, including Emirates and Etihad, have suspended flying to Qatar as tensions rise in the region.



Flydubai Crash Investigation Pointing To Pilot Error

April 8, 2016

The Flydubai Boeing 737-800 that crashed in Russia last month was flown in a contradictory manner minutes before it hit the ground, a statement from investigators said, suggesting pilot error was to blame.


Data Retrieved From flydubai Voice Recorder

March 21, 2016

Russian investigators said they had been able to retrieve data from the damaged cockpit voice recorder recovered from the scene of the flydubai plane crash at the weekend in southern Russia.


Russia Plane Crash Flight Recorders Badly Damaged

March 20, 2016

Relatives gathered to mourn the 62 victims of the flydubai plane crash in southern Russia, with officials warning an investigation could take weeks to determine the cause of the accident.


Plane Crashes In Russia, All 62 On Board Killed

March 19, 2016

All 62 people aboard a flydubai passenger jet flying from Dubai to southern Russia were killed when it crashed on its second attempt to land at Rostov-on-Don airport on Saturday, Russian officials said.


flydubai CEO Expects Difficult 2016

February 18, 2016

flydubai's chief executive expects another difficult year for the low-cost carrier as tough economic conditions put pressure on yields.