flydubai takes ninth B737-800NG delivery
flydubaihas taken delivery of its ninth Boeing 737-800NG. The brand new aircraft hasgone straight into service and is operating the airline’s latest route - Dubaito Istanbul. The airline has said it is on target to have13 delivered aircraftby the end of 2010.
Sinceoperations began on 1 June 2009, flydubai has operated almost 8,000 flightswith 85% departing on time. In May the low-cost carrier operated 1,000 flightsrecording an on-time performance of 92%.