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Emirates brings A380 flights to Perth, Australia

Emirates brings A380 flights to Perth, Australia

7th May 2015 in Airline News

Emirates has expanded the network of destinations served by its highly-popular A380 aircraft with the launch of the first A380 service into Perth, Australia. Perth is the fourth Australian city to welcome a regular Emirates Airbus A380 service, with the revolutionary double-decker aircraft set to transport up to 982 passengers in-bound and outbound daily between Perth and Emirates’ hub, Dubai. → Read More

Rolls-Royce wins largest ever order from Emirates

Rolls-Royce wins largest ever order from Emirates

17th Apr 2015 in Airline News

Rolls-Royce has won its largest ever order, worth $9.2 billion, to provide Trent 900 engines and TotalCare service support to Emirates. The engines will power 50 Airbus A380 aircraft that will enter service from 2016. The decision confirms the Trent 900 as the engine of choice on the four-engine A380. → Read More

Emirates launches second daily A380 service to Zurich

Emirates launches second daily A380 service to Zurich

11th Apr 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

Emirates is launching a second daily A380 service to Zurich, adding 945 seats a week on the route, with 280 in First Class and Business Class. Commencing October 1st 2015, Emirates flights EK85/86, currently operated by a Boeing 777-300ER, will be upgraded to an A380. The first A380 was introduced on the route in January 2014; since then, more than 345,000 passengers have chosen to fly Emirates’ flagship aircraft to and from Zurich. → Read More

Emirates doubles capacity to tourism hotspot Seychelles

Emirates doubles capacity to tourism hotspot Seychelles

Emirates is set to increase its capacity to the popular Indian Ocean Island of Seychelles, when it switches from the current Airbus 330-200 used on one of the two daily services to a larger Boeing 777-300ER from June 1st 2015. The introduction of the Emirates Boeing 777-300ER, which operates as flight EK705 from Dubai and as EK706 on the return flight, will increase overall capacity on the route by 1,722 seats per week and will make the route an all-Boeing 777 operation. → Read More

Emirates to add daily Orlando service from September

Emirates to add daily Orlando service from September

28th Mar 2015 in Airline News

Emirates is commencing a daily service to Orlando, Florida from September 1st. The route will be served by a US-built Boeing 777-200LR with eight First Class suites, 42 Business Class lie-flat beds and 216 Economy Class seats. Emirates flight EK 219 will depart Dubai International Terminal 3 at 03:50 local time and arrive at Orlando International Airport Terminal B at 11.40 local time, a flying time of nearly 16 hours. → Read More

Emirates set to launch new Bali flights from June

Emirates set to launch new Bali flights from June

2nd Mar 2015 in Airline News

Emirates will launch a new daily service to the island of Bali in Indonesia, from June 3rd, 2015. One of the most popular islands in Indonesia with spectacular mountains and picturesque beaches, Bali is a leading tourist destination which welcomed more than 3.7 million foreign tourist arrivals in 2014. → Read More

Emirates boosts services to Nairobi

Emirates boosts services to Nairobi

1st Mar 2015 in Airline News

Emirates will connect more people with Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, when it switches from the current Airbus A330-200 aircraft used on one of the two daily services to a larger Boeing 777-300 ER from 1 May. → Read More

Emirates Group visits UK for recruitment drive

Emirates Group visits UK for recruitment drive

17th Feb 2015 in Airline NewsTravel Events News

Emirates Group, comprising Emirates airline and dnata, plans to hire over 11,000 new staff in the coming year across its business. The recruitment drive is in line with the organisation’s projected growth across six continents. As part of this drive, Emirates is looking to attract 450 pilots globally to help sustain the growth of the airline as well as ongoing fleet expansion. → Read More

Emirates boosts Kolkata service

Emirates boosts Kolkata service

25th Jan 2015 in Airline News

Emirates airline has made two enhancements to its service to the Kolkata market. Commencing 29th March 2015 the airline will add a 13th weekly flight between the West Bengal capital and its home and hub in Dubai. With this additional service, Emirates will operate 186 weekly flights across its network of 10 Indian destinations. → Read More

Emirates increases capacity on Chicago route

Emirates increases capacity on Chicago route

18th Jan 2015 in Airline News

Emirates is making a switch from its Boeing 777-200LR currently operating the route to Chicago to a larger Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, adding passenger capacity. Emirates launched its Chicago service - its ninth gateway in the United States – in August 2014. Less than a year later, the route has carried 66,000 passengers and 3,410 tonnes of cargo to-date. → Read More

Emirates adds ten further Airbus A380 flights in 2014

Emirates adds ten further Airbus A380 flights in 2014

16th Jan 2015 in Airline News

Emirates has marked a record launch of ten new A380 routes in 2014 including an additional flight from London’s Gatwick Airport. The airline celebrated today with the release of a ‘mash-up’ video that shows the iconic aircraft landing in ten destinations spanning the globe. Laurie Berryman, Emirates vice president, UK, said: “Last year was a record-breaking year for our A380 network and adding ten new A380 destinations has given our customers more choice to travel to their favourite destinations and experience what this exceptional aircraft has to offer.” → Read More

Emirates increases UK options with new First Class Birmingham service

Emirates increases UK options with new First Class Birmingham service

25th Dec 2014 in Airline News

Emirates has announced a third daily service to Birmingham Airport, becoming the first airline to offer a direct First Class service to the region. Commencing August 1st, Emirates flight EK41, operated by a Boeing 777-300ER, will depart Dubai International Airport at 02:35 and arrive in Birmingham at 07:05. → Read More

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