The company was officially set up in March 2008 by the Government of Dubai, forming the city's first low-cost airline.
In June that year, flydubai announced its arrival by placing an order for 50 Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft at the Farnborough Airshow.
That marked the start of a year's planning and hard work to get flydubai off the ground.
Flydubai operates routes to more than 90 destinations across the Middle East, Subcontinent, Africa, Russia and Eastern Europe.
Established by the Government of Dubai, flydubai operates from Terminal 2 at Dubai International Airport. flydubai currently has a fleet of more than 45 brand new Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft and operates to more than 90 destinations: