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Emirates launches Apple Pay to UK fliers

Emirates launches Apple Pay to UK fliers

Emirates is offering customers in the UK and US access to Apple Pay, a new service that transforms mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to purchase flight tickets. The new payment option puts Emirates ahead of the game as the first global airline to allow its customers to access Apple Pay when booking online, making mobile flight ticket purchase even more fuss free. → Read More

Emirates and MCI sign congress partnership

Emirates and MCI sign congress partnership

Emirates and MCI have announced a global alliance which will see Emirates becoming the official airline of its large and international events. MCI in turn will be the preferred Professional Congress Organiser for Emirates. The strategic partnership will help Emirates build a strong meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibition commercial brand in the meetings industry and better cater to its diverse and frequent business travellers. → Read More

Emirates resumes flights to Baghdad as security improves

Emirates resumes flights to Baghdad as security improves

23rd Aug 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

Emirates has relaunched flights to Baghdad, Iraq, after suspending operations in January of this year. Emirates will operate with four weekly flights to Baghdad, served by an A330-200 aircraft in a three class configuration. Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, divisional senior vice president commercial operations, centre for Emirates said: “After conducting an exhaustive safety and security review, we have decided to restart services between Dubai and Baghdad.” → Read More

Emirates launches new flights to Phuket, Thailand

Emirates launches new flights to Phuket, Thailand

19th Aug 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

Emirates will operates four new weekly flights between Dubai and Phuket from December 1st, 2015. Adding a capacity increase of 57 per cent the four new flights will introduce connectivity from most cities in the Americas for the first time as well as improve connections to a number of destinations in Europe and the Middle East where Emirates currently flies from more than 50 cities. → Read More

Emirates to launch world’s longest commercial flight in 2016

Emirates to launch world’s longest commercial flight in 2016

14th Aug 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

Emirates has revealed its plans to launch services to Panama City, beginning February 1st, 2016. The new service will be the longest non-stop flight in the world, at a record 17 hours 35 minutes in the westbound direction. The new route will also be Emirates’ first gateway destination in Central America. → Read More

New appointment for Emirates

New appointment for Emirates

9th Aug 2015 in Airline News

The Emirates Group has appointed a UAE National to a strategic HR position in North America. Wasan Al Husseiny became Manager Human Resources for the US and Canada markets earlier this month, overseeing the group’s HR operations in the region. → Read More

Emirates launches all A380 service on London route

Emirates launches all A380 service on London route

7th Aug 2015 in Airline News

Emirates’ eight daily flights to London will all be served by the highly popular A380s from January 1st 2016, cementing the airline’s status as the largest international A380 operator into the British capital. Combined with the airline’s double daily A380 services to Manchester, Emirates will offer 70 A380 flights per week into the UK, more than any other country on the Emirates network. → Read More

Emirates signs codeshare deal with Bangkok Airways

Emirates signs codeshare deal with Bangkok Airways

6th Aug 2015 in Airline News

Emirates has signed a new codeshare agreement with Thailand-based Bangkok Airways, a regional boutique airline, which is set to open up new destinations for Bangkok Airways and Emirates passengers from Europe, Australasia and South-East Asia regions. The new agreement will see Emirates’ code added to 19 Bangkok Airways routes across a number of south-east Asian cities, adding a total of 14 new destinations to the Emirates global network. → Read More

Emirates launches Americas Pass to transatlantic passengers

Emirates launches Americas Pass to transatlantic passengers

5th Aug 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

Emirates passengers looking to explore beyond the airline’s network of American destinations now have dozens of options with the Americas Pass. With one combined ticket, travellers flying to any of Emirates’ ten US destinations can connect to over 90 cities across the USA, Canada and Latin America through Emirates’ five partner airlines: Jet Blue, Alaska Airlines, Virgin America, WestJet Airlines and Porter Airlines. → Read More

Emirates adds third daily flight to Birmingham, UK

Emirates adds third daily flight to Birmingham, UK

4th Aug 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

Emirates has launched its third daily service to Birmingham, with Flight EK41 from Dubai arriving at Birmingham International Airport at 07:05. On board the inaugural flight of this service were passengers originating from more than 15 different cities to Birmingham, including Manila, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok, demonstrating Emirates’ global connectivity. → Read More

Emirates launches second daily service to Lisbon

Emirates launches second daily service to Lisbon

1st Aug 2015 in Airline News

Emirates will start operating a second daily service to Lisbon, Portugal from 1st January 2016. The second daily wide-bodied flight will offer passengers the highest standards of passenger comfort, with luxurious private suites in First Class, lie-flat beds in Business Class and generously-sized Economy Class seats. → Read More

Emirates adds latest A380 on Dubai-Bangkok route

Emirates adds latest A380 on Dubai-Bangkok route

30th Jul 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

Emirates will add its fourth daily A380 service between Dubai and Bangkok with the up-gauge of its current services from December 1st. The new two-class A380 service will operate daily as flight EK376 from Dubai to Bangkok and EK377 from Bangkok to Dubai. The up-gauge from its current Boeing 777-300ER aircraft will see an increase in capacity of 255 seats per flight and 3,570 seats per week to and from the Thai capital city. → Read More

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