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. Mr Al Ghaith is Chief Executive Officer of flydubai which was launched in 2008 and has built up a network of more than 65 destinations served by a fleet of more than 35 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.