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Emirates migrates booking app to iPhone

Emirates migrates booking app to iPhone

Building on the successful launch of The Emirates App for iPad earlier this year, Emirates airline has now increased its mobile presence with the launch of The Emirates App for iPhone on the App Store. Already the most popular travel app in 25 countries with a 4.5 star rating, The Emirates App for iPhone has enhanced features such as the ability to check-in and download their boarding pass directly to Passbook. → Read More

Starwood Hotels links with Emirates for loyalty programme

Starwood Hotels links with Emirates for loyalty programme

15th Nov 2014 in Airline NewsHotel News

Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Emirates Airline are announcing a new partnership providing reciprocal benefits to Starwood Preferred Guests and Emirates Skywards members. The programme, Your World Rewards, begins on November 19th and allows SPG and Skywards elite members who register for the programme, to elevate their earnings and benefits when they fly with Emirates or stay with SPG Participating Hotels. → Read More

Emirates Group overcomes challenging market to boost profits

Emirates Group overcomes challenging market to boost profits

12th Nov 2014 in Airline News

The Emirates Group has announced its half-yearly results which show steady performance and growth, despite a challenging business environment marked by ongoing health pandemic concerns, regional conflicts, and weakening global markets. The Emirates Group revenues reached US$ 12.9 billion for the first six months of its 2014-15 fiscal year, up 12 per cent from US$ 11.5 billion during the same period last year. → Read More

Emirates marks successful launch of flights to Sialkot, Pakistan

Emirates marks successful launch of flights to Sialkot, Pakistan

11th Nov 2014 in Airline News

Emirates has marked its first year of operations in Sialkot, Pakistan. Over the past 12 months, Sialkot has emerged as an important passenger and cargo destination for the airline in the region. Since the start of operations in 2013, Emirates has carried over 79,000 passengers representing nearly 80 per cent load factor on the route and moved more than 2,400 tonnes of cargo to and from Sialkot. → Read More

One&Only to manage Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort

One&Only to manage Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort

10th Nov 2014 in Airline NewsHotel News

Emirates has appointed One&Only Resorts, a subsidiary of Kerzner International to manage the highly acclaimed luxury resort Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area in Australia. This will be One&Only’s second resort in Australia, following the successful rebirth of One&Only Hayman Island in July 2014. From early 2015, One&Only will be able to offer two of the most definitive experiences within Australia, showcasing the range of what the country has to offer. → Read More

Emirates staff employ new Journey Manager to assist passengers in Dubai

Emirates staff employ new Journey Manager to assist passengers in Dubai

10th Nov 2014 in Airline NewsTravel Technology News

Emirates continues to be a trailblazer in technology, recently empowering its airport staff with the latest mobile application designed to deliver the best service to customers. Called the Journey Manager, this custom-designed application enables the airline’s team of airport staff to get real-time information that will enable them to respond to customers’ needs with greater efficiency, regardless of where they are in the airport. → Read More

Emirates banks on Wi-Fi as standard for aviation sector

Emirates banks on Wi-Fi as standard for aviation sector

7th Nov 2014 in Airline NewsTravel Technology News

In the first three years since Emirates launched in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity, over half a million passengers have connected to the internet onboard an Emirates flight, and this demand is expected to increase exponentially. Emirates, a global connector of people and places, and the largest international airline, today invests over US$20 million annually on installing and operating in-flight connectivity systems which enable onboard Wi-Fi services. → Read More

Emirates pulls out of FIFA sponsorship following corruption allegations

Emirates pulls out of FIFA sponsorship following corruption allegations

6th Nov 2014 in Airline News

Emirates Airline has confirmed it will terminate its sponsorship of FIFA as an investigation into allegations of corruption at the organisation continues. Allegations centre on the voting processes for selection of the upcoming World Cup hosts, with Russia set to stage the event in 2018 and Qatar in 2022. → Read More

Laurie Berryman. vice president UK, Emirates

Laurie Berryman. vice president UK, Emirates

5th Nov 2014 in Videos

Laurie Berryman. vice president UK, Emirates talks to Breaking Travel News on Day 3 at World Travel Market 2014. → Read More

Emirates unveils latest mobile app

Emirates unveils latest mobile app

2nd Nov 2014 in Airline News

Emirates has launched its latest mobile application to enable the airline’s team of airport staff to get real-time information that will enable them to respond to customers’ needs with greater efficiency. → Read More

Budapest Airport welcomes Emirates to Hungary

Budapest Airport welcomes Emirates to Hungary

30th Oct 2014 in Airline News

Budapest Airport has welcomed the inaugural flight of its new partner, Emirates Airline. Operated by its two-class 278-seat Airbus A330, the new daily service to Dubai is expected to deliver around 200,000 annual passengers to the central European airport. → Read More

Emirates Airline reaches Boeing 777 landmark in Dubai

Emirates Airline reaches Boeing 777 landmark in Dubai

29th Oct 2014 in Airline News

Boeing and Emirates Airline are today celebrating the delivery of the airline’s 100th 777-300ER, marking another milestone in a partnership that began over two decades ago when the Dubai-based airline ordered its first 777. With this delivery, Emirates will have 142 777s in operation and is the only airline in the world to operate all the 777 variants. With a current direct backlog of 51 777-300ERs, the 777 also comprises the largest part of Emirates’ 213-strong fleet. → Read More

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