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Dubai International sees steep increase in passengers

Dubai International sees steep increase in passengers

8 hours ago in Airline News

Passenger numbers at Dubai International continued their rapid ascent in May as the airport welcomed 6.2 million customers, up 23.2 per cent from the same period last year, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports. Passenger numbers rose 23.2 per cent to 6,267,640 compared to the 5,086,910 handled in May 2014 when the airport was reduced to one runway while a billion dollar refurbishment programme was conducted over an 80 day span. → Read More

Emirates offers detailed rebuttal to US airline accusations

Emirates offers detailed rebuttal to US airline accusations

Emirates has released a point-by-point, fact-based response to allegations of subsidy and unfair competition levelled by the “big three” US legacy carriers - Delta, United and American Airlines. The document was released following meetings where an Emirates delegation briefed officials from the US Departments of state, transportation, and commerce on the airline’s response. → Read More

Emirates in mobile focus

Emirates in mobile focus

21st Jun 2015 in Airline News

Emirates has launched 30 wireless charging trays for most smartphones in its First Class and Business Class Lounges in Concourse A, B and C in Dubai. With free Wi-Fi in all Emirates Lounges globally, and on nearly 120 aircraft, customers can also stay connected throughout their journey. → Read More

Emirates reveals flights to Multan, Pakistan

Emirates reveals flights to Multan, Pakistan

16th Jun 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

Emirates has announced its plans to launch services to Multan, Pakistan, beginning August 1st this year. Service to Multan, Pakistan’s fifth largest city by population, will commence with four weekly flights operated by a Boeing 777-300 in a two-class configuration - 54 seats in Business Class and 310 in Economy Class. The aircraft can carry up to 23 tonnes of cargo, opening up many more trade opportunities in the region. → Read More

Emirates adds services to Multan

Emirates adds services to Multan

14th Jun 2015 in Airline News

Emirates is launching services to Multan, Pakistan, beginning 1st August, 2015. Service to Multan, Pakistan’s 5th largest city by population, will commence with four weekly flights operated by a Boeing 777-300 in a two-class configuration - 54 seats in Business Class and 310 in Economy Class. → Read More

Emirates unveils first lounge in Japan

Emirates unveils first lounge in Japan

13th Jun 2015 in Airline News

Emirates has opened its 38th dedicated lounge at Terminal 2 of Narita International Airport. The opening not only showcased Emirates’ premium lounge, but provided a unique opportunity for guests to experience the airline’s on-board food offering on its Japan routes. → Read More

Flybe signs Emirates as codeshare partner as recovery stutters

Flybe signs Emirates as codeshare partner as recovery stutters

11th Jun 2015 in Airline News

Emirates has signed a codeshare agreement with Exeter-based Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline. The news comes as Flybe reports a £35.6 million pre-tax loss for financial 2014, having seen a profit of £8.1 million a year earlier. The losses were largely down to a one-off charge linked to its exit from a joint venture in Finland. → Read More

Emirates adds flights to Bali

Emirates adds flights to Bali

7th Jun 2015 in Airline News

Emirates has commenced a daily nonstop service to the island of Bali in Indonesia. The new service between Dubai and Bali is operated by a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a two-class configuration. → Read More

Emirates adds daily service to Orlando from September

Emirates adds daily service to Orlando from September

30th May 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

Emirates will commence 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 customers can also connect seamlessly onto many destinations in the US, the Caribbean and South America through the airline’s codeshare partner JetBlue’s regional hub in Orlando, which serves 24 cities including San Juan in Puerto Rico; Bogota, Colombia and Nassau, The Bahamas. → Read More

Emirates set to fly into Bologna, Italy, from November

Emirates set to fly into Bologna, Italy, from November

29th May 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

Emirates will launch a daily service to Bologna, Italy, from its base in Dubai on November 3rd, 2015. The capital of the Emilia-Romagna region, Bologna will be Emirates’ fourth Italian destination bringing Emirates’ weekly flights to Italy to 56. Set to be operated by a Boeing 777-300ER in a three class configuration, Emirates will offer the only long-haul wide-bodied service to and from Bologna. → Read More

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

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