World’s Most Powerful Arabs 2019

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Ghaith Al Ghaith

Ghaith Al Ghaith

Company:

Flydubai

Designation:

CEO

Ghaith Al Ghaith began his career with Dubai’s more famous carrier, Emirates, as a management trainee in December 1986.

He served as executive vice-president commercial operations from 1995-2008, when he joined Dubai’s first low-cost airline, flydubai as CEO. Since the airline launch in 2009 flydubai has created a network of over 90 destinations in 47 countries, opened up 71 previously underserved markets and carried over 70 million people.