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Emirates set to launch new Bali flights from June

Emirates set to launch new Bali flights from June

4 days ago 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

5 days ago 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

Record numbers take to the skies for festive season

Record numbers take to the skies for festive season

24th Dec 2014 in Airline News

Emirates expects this week to be its busiest of 2014, as travellers head home or abroad for the holiday season. Over 80,000 people will travel each day with Emirates on over 240 flights, according to the airline’s latest booking figures. This represents an increase of almost 23 per cent over last year. → Read More

Emirates announces A380 service to Perth

Emirates announces A380 service to Perth

21st Dec 2014 in Airline News

Emirates will be giving travellers heading to Perth, Australia the opportunity to experience the Emirates Airbus A380 on the route for the first time, commencing May 1st 2015. The airline has announced that it will up-gauge one of its three daily services between Dubai and Perth to its flagship aircraft, demonstrating the growth of Perth as a global destination. → Read More

Emirates announces expansion of Madrid service from spring 2015

Emirates announces expansion of Madrid service from spring 2015

18th Dec 2014 in Airline News

Emirates has announced plans to offer a double daily service to Barcelona, less than three years after its initial launch to the city. From May 2nd 2015 Emirates will add a further 3,724 seats per week to Barcelona increasing overall capacity by 51 per cent. The extra service will be operated by a Boeing 777-200LR in a three class configuration, complementing the airline’s already successful daily A380 service. → Read More

Emirates set to double flights to Barcelona

Emirates set to double flights to Barcelona

14th Dec 2014 in Airline News

Emirates is planning to offer a double daily service to Barcelona. From 2nd May 2015 Emirates will add a further 3724 seats per week to Barcelona increasing overall capacity by 51 percent. → Read More

Emirates continues free Wi-Fi rollout across fleet

Emirates continues free Wi-Fi rollout across fleet

11th Dec 2014 in Airline News

Over 200,000 passengers have used Emirates’ free on-board Wi-Fi since October this year, taking advantage of the airline’s service to connect with family, friends or colleagues when they fly. On most Emirates A380s passengers can access 10MBs of free data, enough to send emails, blog, tweet, post on Facebook, or limited web browsing. → Read More

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