Emirates has unveiled completely refreshed interiors for its Boeing 777 aircraft, including its new first class private suites. With floor to ceiling sliding doors and sleek design features inspired by the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Emirates’ new suites takes luxury and privacy to the next level.
Jetex Flight Support will build an aircraft hangar at the Jetex fixed based operations terminal near Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai South Aviation District. The news underlines the strength and position of Jetex as it continues to expand both its global reach and market share in the UAE.
Emirates has confirmed that its new First Class product will be showcased at the Dubai Air Show in November. Making its debut on-board a Boeing 777-300ER, Emirates’ new First Class cabin will feature six private suites laid out in a 1-1-1 layout, compared to the existing eight in a 1-2-1 layout on its existing 777 fleet.
Major orders for the next generation Boeing 777X, the 787 Dreamliner and the narrow-bodied 737 have given the American aircraft manufacturer a spectacular start to the 13th Dubai Air Show. Phil Blizzard talks to Randy J Tinseth, vice president, marketing, commercial airplanes, Boeing about the orders and the appeal of the show’s star - the Boeing 777X. He also talks about the innovations passengers can expect with this next generation aircraft which is being developed around the hugely successful Boeing 777.
The newly established Emirates Executive private jet service has been created to take the flying experience beyond first class as Phil Blizzard discovered on-board their Airbus A319, with its 12 private suites offering the ultimate in airborne luxury. Here he also talks to Adnan Kazim, Emirates’ divisional senior vice president planning, Aero-political & industry affairs about the service they offer high-flying executives, celebrities and royalty.
The 13th edition of the Dubai Airshow off to a flying start with orders for new aircraft, and their associated engines, worth US$192.3billion being placed by the major carriers from across the region on the opening day alone. From the debut show at its new venue, Dubai World Central, Phil Blizzard reports on the orders placed by Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways, Dubai’s Emirates and flydubai, and Qatar Airways.
Qatar Airways, the national carrier for Qatar, has announced its plans for exhibiting at the upcoming Dubai Airshow 2013. The airline will once again feature a Boeing 787 Dreamliner with custom interior featuring 254 seats; 22 in Business Class in a 1– 2– 1 configuration and a 232 seating capacity in Economy with a 3–3–3 layout.