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Flydubai Receives Sixth Aircraft In Just Over Six Months

Low cost carrier flydubai received its sixth aircraft in just over six months, a Boeing 737-800NG, which will begin service with its inaugural flight to Bahrain on Sunday, December 13th.  The new aircraft will also operate the new Kathmandu route beginning on December 15th, the carrier’s tenth and eleventh destinations.   Dubai based flydubai is scheduled to receive its next new aircraft in March 2010. 

Last year flydubai placed a historic US$ 4 billion order for 50 aircraft with Boeing at the Farmborough Airshow in Dubai   The 737-800NG is a member of Boeing’s most commercially successful aircraft ever designed.  At any given moment there are 1,250 Boeing 737’s in the air, and one takes off every 4.6 seconds.   The new flydubai Boeing 737 aircraft can seat 189 economy passengers and cruise at an altitude of between 35,000 and 41,000 feet.
 

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