Despite the global recession, flydubai CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith believes now is the perfect time to launch the airline: "There are 2 billion people within 4 hr. flying time out of Dubai who are still underserved. The market share of LCCs in our region is just about 2%," he told ATWOnline. The startup, which is owned by Dubai, plans to begin service on June 1 with a flight to Beirut, with Amman coming online the following day. Al Ghaith plans to have two 737-800s initially and at least six in ...

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