Flydubai comprises of two next generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft, with 189 economy seats each. This new airline will be based at Terminal 2 of Dubai International Airport and has already appointed over 60 captains, 18 first officers and 80-cabin crew.
Flydubai Chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktum, speaking to reporters on Monday, Apr 6, said that the airline would start flights coming June to Beirut and Amman.
CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith has said that Flydubai as a true low cost airline, has look very hard at ways to make its operations more efficient and added, "If we find a cost that can be eliminated, we will - with savings passed onto our customers."
Apart from the affordability, the airline also promises easy ticket processing and issuing of boarding passes. The tickets can be booked online at flydubai.com at no charge or through the flydubai call centre. The check-in procedure has been simplified as the passengers will be automatically checked-in once their booking is paid for.