Flydubai quadruples passenger transportations

Flydubai quadruples passenger transportations
# 21 January 2013 13:10 (UTC +04:00)

Baku. Nijat Mustafayev – APA-Economics. In 2012, Flydubai quadrupled its passenger transportations on CIS countries, Central and Eastern European region.

Company says more than 40% of flydubai’s route development in 2012 concentrated on CEE and CIS cementing the airline’s commitment to expansion and connectivity. The airline now operates to 16 destinations in the region including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkmenistan and Ukraine. flydubai’s GCC network is also the largest of all Middle Eastern carriers, with 265 flights per week to Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Now the second-largest airline operating out of Dubai International Airport, flydubai’s impressive year-on-year growth figures have been driven by its rapidly expanding network and fleet.

New figures highlighting its remarkable development include:

• 285% growth in passenger numbers from the CIS and CEE markets in 2012 compared to 2011, plus a 114% increase in the number of flights over the same period.

• 65% growth in passenger numbers from the GCC in 2012 compared to 2011, and a 36% growth in the number of flights over the same period.

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