Ghaith Al Ghaith, a UAE national, has been an Advisor to the Board since June 2008 and was appointed a Board Director in June 2012 and Vice Chairman in February 2015. Mr. Al Ghaith is Chief Executive Officer of flydubai which was launched in 2008 and over the last five years of operations has built up a network of more than 85 destinations served by a fleet of more than 45 aircraft.
Mr. Al Ghaith has a long track record in aviation. He started his career at Emirates Airline joining in 1986 as a Management Trainee. During his more than twenty year career at Emirates Airline he held a number of positions including Executive Vice-President Commercial Operations Worldwide and Area Manager UK and Ireland.
Mr. Al Ghaith holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Arizona, USA.