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Emirates announces expansion of Madrid service from spring 2015

Emirates announces expansion of Madrid service from spring 2015

2 days ago 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

6 days ago 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

Phil Blizzard discovers the Emirates Executive luxury private jet

Phil Blizzard discovers the Emirates Executive luxury private jet

Press Release | 11th Dec 2014 in Focus

Travel broadcaster Phil Blizzard takes off with another aviation story as he looks at the first year of operation of the Dubai based luxury private jet arm of Emirates airline. → Read More

Emirates to fly double-daily departures to Dar es Salaam

Emirates to fly double-daily departures to Dar es Salaam

3rd Dec 2014 in Airline News

Emirates has announced that Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s principal port and commercial city, will become a double daily operation from January 1st 2015. Emirates currently operates 12 flights a week between Dubai and Dar es Salaam and with the addition of two extra flights in January, Dar es Salaam will join Nairobi as the second destination in east Africa with a double daily service. → Read More

Emirates to launch third daily flight to Malé, Maldives

Emirates to launch third daily flight to Malé, Maldives

25th Nov 2014 in Airline News

Emirates has announced a third daily service to Malé, the capital of the Maldives. Commencing Monday, December 1st, Emirates flight EK656 will depart Dubai International Airport at 02:10, and arrive in Malé at 07:15, adding seven more inbound flights a week to the Maldives, increasing passenger and cargo capacity on the route by a third. → Read More

Emirates migrates booking app to iPhone

Emirates migrates booking app to iPhone

21st Nov 2014 in Airline NewsTravel Technology News

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

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