Dubai-based low-cost carrier (LCC) flydubai has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8, becoming the first Middle East carrier to operate the type. The order was placed at the 2013 Dubai Airshow. Flydubai CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith said the order “marked the largest single-aisle Boeing aircraft order placed in the Middle East. With this new chapter, we are looking forward to continuing our work with Boeing as we benefit from increased efficiency and are able to offer an enhanced ...

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