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Emirates boost South African connection with new Johannesburg departure

Emirates boost South African connection with new Johannesburg departure

5 days ago in Airline News

Emirates Airline has said it will introduce a fourth daily flight between Dubai and Johannesburg effective October 26th 2014, lifting to seven the number of daily flights to South Africa. The addition boosts Emirates’ total number of scheduled flights between the two countries to 49 a week, re-affirming its position as one of the largest flight operators into South Africa. → Read More

Emirates signs $13 billion GE9X services agreement

Emirates signs $13 billion GE9X services agreement

Press Release | 5 days ago in Airline NewsTravel Events News

Emirates airline signed a 12-year OnPointSM solution agreement with GE for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of its new GE9X engines that will power its 150 Boeing 777X aircraft. The OnPoint solution agreement is valued at more than $13 billion (USD) over the life of the contract. → Read More

Emirates adds Hungary to global network with Budapest flights

Emirates adds Hungary to global network with Budapest flights

7 days ago in Airline News

Emirates has confirmed it will commence services to Hungary from October this year with a daily flight to the capital Budapest. Starting October 27th, the Dubai-based airline will offer 278 seats per day on the Dubai-Budapest route, operating a wide-body A330-200 aircraft in a two class configuration. → Read More

Budapest Airport secures Dubai service from Emirates

Budapest Airport secures Dubai service from Emirates

Press Release | 15th Jul 2014 in Airline News

In a major development Budapest Airport welcomes the return of regular wide-body scheduled services after securing a new daily route to Dubai with Emirates, set to begin this winter season, operated by its two-class 278-seat A330s. → Read More

Emirates cements aviation leadership position with latest A380 delivery

Emirates cements aviation leadership position with latest A380 delivery

14th Jul 2014 in Airline News

Emirates has received its 50th A380 aircraft, strengthening its position as the world’s largest international airline. This latest delivery takes Emirates’ all wide-body fleet to 224 aircraft, representing the world’s largest fleet of A380s, and also the world’s largest fleet of Boeing 777s. → Read More

Emirates receives its 50th A380 aircraft

Emirates receives its 50th A380 aircraft

Press Release | 13th Jul 2014 in Airline News

This latest delivery takes Emirates’ all wide-body fleet to 224 aircraft, representing the world’s largest fleet of A380s, and also the world’s largest fleet of Boeing 777s. → Read More

Emirates Airline finalises $56bn Boeing order

Emirates Airline finalises $56bn Boeing order

9th Jul 2014 in Airline News

Boeing and Emirates Airline have finalised an order for 150 777Xs, valued at $56 billion at list prices. First announced as a commitment at the 2013 Dubai Airshow, the order by the world’s largest 777 operator was part of the largest product launch in commercial jetliner history. → Read More

Emirates launches double daily A380 service to Mauritius

Emirates launches double daily A380 service to Mauritius

9th Jul 2014 in Airline News

Emirates has confirmed it will serve Mauritius with a double daily A380 service from December 1st this year. This second A380, which will operate as flight EK 703/704, replaces the existing Boeing 777 operation and increases Emirates’ capacity on the route by 19 per cent, further meeting the demand on the route and demonstrating the growth of Mauritius as a global destination. → Read More

Emirates announces double daily A380 service to Mauritius

Emirates announces double daily A380 service to Mauritius

Press Release | 6th Jul 2014 in Airline News

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, will serve Mauritius with a double daily A380 service from 1st December this year. → Read More

Emirates links Middle Eastern destinations with new flights

Emirates links Middle Eastern destinations with new flights

3rd Jul 2014 in Airline News

Doha is to become Emirates’ best served destination as part of a boost to frequencies throughout the Middle East from December 1st. The Qatari capital, Bahrain, Muscat and Kuwait will all receive an extra daily flight – bolting 28 flights onto the airline’s regional offering and taking its total number of Middle East weekly departures from Dubai to 276. → Read More

FIFA World Cup 2014: Emirates and their global marketing through sport

FIFA World Cup 2014: Emirates and their global marketing through sport

30th Jun 2014 in Airline NewsTravel Events News

Video: Breaking Travel News visits the corporate headquarters of Emirates, the Dubai based airline, for this edition of Travel Talk to look at the way they use the sponsorship of sport and in particular football to market their global brand. Phil Blizzard talks to Boutros Boutros about their association with football, the FIFA World Cup and how that has evolved. He also talks about the way the Emirates brand has moved from being purely an airline brand and into a broader one focused around ‘lifestyle’. → Read More

Emirates increases capacity to San Francisco and Houston

Emirates increases capacity to San Francisco and Houston

21st Jun 2014 in Airline News

Emirates is adding passenger and cargo capacity in San Francisco and Houston on December 1st and 3rd respectively when it switches from operating the routes with a Boeing 777-300ER to its iconic double-decker Airbus A380. The A380 will offer an additional 135 seats to San Francisco and 137 to Houston, representing a 38 per cent increase in overall passenger capacity, and 80 per cent more seats across the premium cabins. → Read More

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