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Emirates adds third daily flight to Birmingham, UK

Emirates adds third daily flight to Birmingham, UK

15 hours ago in Airline NewsTourism News

Emirates has launched its third daily service to Birmingham, with Flight EK41 from Dubai arriving at Birmingham International Airport at 07:05. On board the inaugural flight of this service were passengers originating from more than 15 different cities to Birmingham, including Manila, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok, demonstrating Emirates’ global connectivity. → Read More

Emirates launches second daily service to Lisbon

Emirates launches second daily service to Lisbon

4 days ago in Airline News

Emirates will start operating a second daily service to Lisbon, Portugal from 1st January 2016. The second daily wide-bodied flight will offer passengers the highest standards of passenger comfort, with luxurious private suites in First Class, lie-flat beds in Business Class and generously-sized Economy Class seats. → Read More

Emirates adds latest A380 on Dubai-Bangkok route

Emirates adds latest A380 on Dubai-Bangkok route

6 days ago in Airline NewsTourism News

Emirates will add its fourth daily A380 service between Dubai and Bangkok with the up-gauge of its current services from December 1st. The new two-class A380 service will operate daily as flight EK376 from Dubai to Bangkok and EK377 from Bangkok to Dubai. The up-gauge from its current Boeing 777-300ER aircraft will see an increase in capacity of 255 seats per flight and 3,570 seats per week to and from the Thai capital city. → Read More

Emirates waves goodbye to final Boeing 777-200

Emirates waves goodbye to final Boeing 777-200

7 days ago in Airline News

Emirates has ceased operation of A6-EMF, the last remaining Boeing 777-200 from its fleet. The aircraft departed from Dubai International to Arizona via Boston for de-registration earlier. Since joining the Emirates fleet in 1996, A6-EMF flew an estimated 60 million kilometres (enough to fly to the moon and back nearly 80 times) and transported hundreds of thousands of passengers to destinations as far and wide as Warsaw and Ho Chi Minh City. → Read More

Emirates brings vintage Dom Pérignon to first class

Emirates brings vintage Dom Pérignon to first class

28th Jul 2015 in Airline News

Customers travelling on Emirates’ First Class can now look forward to the introduction of the recently released Dom Pérignon Vintage 2005, and the Dom Pérignon Vintage Rosé 2003, across different routes. The largest global partner of Dom Pérignon, Emirates has also introduced a pairing menu developed by its team of culinary experts in collaboration with Pascal Tingaud, chef de cuisine at Dom Pérignon and two-Michelin star chef. → Read More

Emirates launches service to Mashad, Iran

Emirates launches service to Mashad, Iran

25th Jul 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

Emirates will launch a new service to Mashhad, Iran from September 1st 2015, marking its second gateway into the country. The UAE-carrier will operate to Mashhad with five weekly services utilising an Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Emirates’ sheikh Majid Al Mualla said: “Mashhad’s addition to our global network will enable us to provide flexibility and choice for customers creating new inbound and outbound markets for tourism.” → Read More

Emirates to add Bamako, Mali, to global network

Emirates to add Bamako, Mali, to global network

22nd Jul 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

Emirates will connect Bamako, the capital and largest city of Mali, to its global network from October 25th 2015. Bamako is one of the fastest growing cities in the world with a population of about 2.3 million people, and is located in the south western part of Mali on the Niger River. Once services commence, it will become Emirates’ 28th destination in Africa and sixth in West Africa, further strengthening the region’s connectivity with the world through the airline’s global network of more than 140 destinations across six continents. → Read More

Emirates launches Arsenal FC branded plane

Emirates launches Arsenal FC branded plane

Emirates, official partner of Arsenal Football Club, has unveiled its first plane to feature the club’s branding as the team fly out for the start of the summer tour to Singapore this week. The Gunners arrived in style on an Emirates B777-200LR chartered aircraft that has been specially designed for their Arsenal Singapore 2015 visit. → Read More

Emirates launches second daily service to Seattle

Emirates launches second daily service to Seattle

11th Jul 2015 in Airline News

Emirates has launched its second daily service from Dubai International Airport to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport. The new service, EK227, which began on 7th July and is operated by a Boeing 777-200LR, will depart Dubai at 3:15 a.m. and arrives in Seattle at 6:55 a.m. The return flight, EK228, departs Seattle at 9:40 a.m. and arrives in Dubai at 10:55 a.m. the following day. → Read More

Emirates expands A380 service to Dusselforf, Germany

Emirates expands A380 service to Dusselforf, Germany

4th Jul 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 Dusseldorf, Germany. The airline also celebrated its five year anniversary in Prague with a special one-off A380 service. → Read More

Dubai International sees steep increase in passengers

Dubai International sees steep increase in passengers

2nd Jul 2015 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

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