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FlyDubai to change Dubai aviation landscape


FlyDubai has not yet hired any staff, nor has it laid-out its route plans or even announced a firm launch date. But it already represents a major new force in Middle East aviation. Owned by the Emirate of Dubai, it is a radical departure from the emirate’s other carrier, the long-haul, full-service oriented Emirates. [818 words]

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  • Complement, rather than competition
  • Regional LCCs face a strong new opponent?

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  • LCC market penetration (passenger numbers): 2007
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