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flydubai creates more than 1,000 jobs in UAE

by Staff Reporter
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flydubai, the Dubai-based carrier, announced record-breaking annual results for its financial year ending on December 31, 2023, marking the carrier’s strongest-ever performance.

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flydubai’s workforce reached 5,545 employees with more than 1,000 new colleagues joining in 2023 across various departments, 73% of the new joiners were pilots, cabin crew and engineers to support the airline’s growing fleet and network. The carrier more than doubled the number of UAE Nationals in its workforce, attracting more skilled young UAE Nationals to join its cadet, engineering and work placement programmes across the business

flydubai: A major contributor to Dubai’s economy

Commenting on the announcement of the airline’s Full-Year Results for 2023, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of flydubai, said: “In its 15th year of operations, flydubai has emerged as one of the key players in the UAE’s aviation industry and a major contributor to Dubai’s economy. Its solid business model has enabled the carrier to grow exponentially even during challenging times, doubling its operating fleet and expanding its network since the pandemic.

“This remarkable achievement has been made possible due to the vision of the UAE’s leadership and the progressive policies of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum which are conducive to the success of the aviation industry and flydubai as a key contributor to the sector.

“The decision to accelerate its aircraft deliveries during the pandemic, preserve its workforce and to move forward with its ambitious network expansion plans has proven to be the correct strategy for the carrier resulting in its strongest-ever performance.

“I am proud of the work the team has done to achieve these outstanding results, setting the bar even higher for the years to come as flydubai continues to play an intrinsic role in supporting Dubai’s leading position on the global trade, tourism and aviation stage.”

Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer at flydubai, commenting on flydubai’s Full-Year Results for 2023, said: “Building on the momentum from our previous strong performance, we continued to grow surpassing all pre-pandemic levels to achieve the most profitable year in the history of the airline. The confidence our leadership and key partners have in us has kept us steadfast in our commitment to connect more underserved markets to Dubai and to enable more passengers to travel conveniently more often. More than 108 million passengers have chosen flydubai since our first flight took off in 2009, proving the attractiveness of our offering and the city we carry in our name.

I am very proud of the hard work and dedication of everyone at flydubai which has enabled us to break all our records while keeping our customers at the heart of everything we do.”

tanvir@dubainewsweek.com

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