Flydubai orders condensation killers for B737 fleet


Flydubai has announced that it will BFE equip 11 B737-800 NGs with the CTT Systems Zonal Drying non-condensation system. The Dubai-based airline recently confirmed an US$8.8bn order for 86 new Boeing aircraft, including the 11 B737-800s, which will be delivered and fitted with the systems between 2016 and 2017. This is not the airline’s first contract with CTT, as in 2011 it placed an order for 31 Zonal Drying systems, with the remainder to be delivered by 2015.

Mick Hills, SVP of engineering and maintenance at flydubai, said: “flydubai operates an environmentally friendly fleet of Boeing aircraft… We began working with CTT in 2011 and the Zonal Drying system has already provided us with significant savings in emissions and fuel costs.”

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