The first of flydubai's 50 Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft sits on the tarmac at Dubai airport. The Emirati low-cost carrier will operate its debut flight to Beirut on June 1, followed by Amman the next day, with Damascus and Alexandria, Egypt on its list of destinations. (Getty Images)
A decade after the world’s most expensive real estate project was announced, King Abdullah Economic City has completed many of its key components. Chief executive Fahd Al Rasheed explains why tourism, education and entrepreneurship are now his biggest focus.