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Emirates A380 Experience takes off at Dubai Mall

Emirates A380 Experience takes off at Dubai Mall

5 days ago in Airline News

Video: The Emirates A380 Experience allows participants to pilot the world’s largest aircraft, with a choice of airports for take off and landing, with soaring flights through the skies in a very realistic flight simulator at Dubai Mall. Phil Blizzard for Breaking Travel News took up the challenge to land the giant aircraft at Hong Kong’s old Kai Tak airport - but first a circuit of Dubai’s iconic landmarks. → Read More

Emirates signs memorandum of understanding with Arik Air

Emirates signs memorandum of understanding with Arik Air

6 days ago in Airline News

Emirates and Arik Air, West Africa’s leading airline, have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop and expand their existing commercial relationship and explore further areas of co-operation. Emirates and Arik Air currently have a one-way interline agreement, whereby Emirates passengers are connected throughout Nigeria and West Africa via Arik Air’s current domestic and regional network. → Read More

Emirates boosts flights into Casablanca, Morocco

Emirates boosts flights into Casablanca, Morocco

11th Aug 2014 in Airline News

Emirates will step up services to Morocco with a second daily flight, boosting the service to 14 weekly flights beginning September 1st, 2014. From October 26th, Emirates will upgrade this additional daily from an Airbus A340-500 to a Boeing 777-300ER, which means both daily services will be served by Boeing 777s. → Read More

Emirates flies into Chicago for first time

Emirates flies into Chicago for first time

10th Aug 2014 in Airline News

Emirates has as commenced a daily nonstop passenger service to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. On-board the inaugural flight was a joint VIP delegation from the US and Dubai as well as international media. → Read More

Emirates launches new flights to Nigerian capital, Abuja

Emirates launches new flights to Nigerian capital, Abuja

7th Aug 2014 in Airline News

Emirates has now connected Abuja to its worldwide network, making the Nigerian capital the airline’s 26th destination in Africa and its 144th worldwide. Emirates flight EK785 landed at Abuja’s Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport earlier, marking the start of the airline’s daily service to its second destination in Nigeria. → Read More

Emirates to route flights away from Iraqi airspace

Emirates to route flights away from Iraqi airspace

28th Jul 2014 in Airline News

Dubai-based Emirates Airline has confirmed it will stop routing flights through Iraqi airspace in order to protect against the threat of Islamic militants. The decision follows the crash of Malaysian Airlines MH17 earlier this month, which came down over territory held by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine.  → Read More

Emirates goes behind the scenes on world’s shortest A380 flight

Emirates goes behind the scenes on world’s shortest A380 flight

25th Jul 2014 in Airline News

Video: Cabin crew have just 20 minutes to deliver Emirates’ in-flight service on the world’s shortest A380 flight. This is just one of the behind the scenes insights provided by a short video made around the launch of Emirates’ A380 service to Kuwait. → Read More

Emirates boost South African connection with new Johannesburg departure

Emirates boost South African connection with new Johannesburg departure

17th Jul 2014 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 | 17th Jul 2014 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

15th Jul 2014 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

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