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No more in-flight TV screens?

New move could completely change the way we look at flights

November 3, 2015 6:20

Seat capacity sky high for region’s low-cost carriers

Middle East airlines witness overall growth of two million seats in 2013.

November 18, 2013 3:26

Flydubai sees burgeoning demand for budget travel

In October, the carrier launched business class, a bid to offer a product usually reserved for full-service airlines.

November 18, 2013 9:43
flydubai talking about expanding its fleet

Budget airline flydubai expanding its budget

"We are in talks about another 50 aircraft," said flydubai Chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum.

February 13, 2013 1:38
Air Arabia


Adel Al Ali, CEO of the region’s first low-cost airline, Air Arabia, talks expansion plans and dealing with increasing competition.

June 27, 2012 11:15
Fly Dubai to Add Destinations, Planes, Eyes Price Rise

Fly Dubai to Add Destinations, Planes, Eyes Price Rise

Carrier to add 4-5 new destinations in 2012; on track to earn first profit this year; Plans to increase ticket prices as fuel costs rise

May 2, 2012 3:54

Flydubai eyes new orders as it nears break-even

Unlisted low-cost carrier flydubai is looking to order new aircraft as early as next year and expects to break even soon, the airline's chief executive said on Thursday.

October 27, 2011 2:15

Jazeera Airways inks $200M A320 financing

Secured financing from NBK, some EU banks; Firm expects "record" profit in 2011; Carrier does not plan capital hike in next 3 years

October 25, 2011 6:38

Low-cost carrier flydubai to hire 600 pilots by 2016

Following news of doubling its capital to $136million, flydubai is hiring 600 to expand routes and fleet.

May 18, 2011 4:03
Plane as can be

Plane as can be

New routes, new planes, new inflight entertainment systems; Kipp thinks FlyDubai is one to watch out for in the coming year.

December 27, 2010 3:02