Emirates and Interjet Airlines have announced an enhanced interline agreement. The deal is set to open new routes and destinations for passengers travelling between Mexico, the Gulf, wider Middle East and beyond.
The new service will be operated by a Boeing 777-300ER in a two-class configuration, featuring 42 business class and 310 economy class seats, and belly-hold cargo capacity of up to 20 tonnes.
From early 2020, customers travelling to India can take advantage of many more flight options on routes common to both airlines – Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Cochin and Delhi.
Boeing and Emirates have finalised a purchase agreement for 30 787-9 Dreamliner planes, valued at $8.8 billion according to list prices. It is the second large order at the Dubai Air Show for Emirates, with the airline earlier this week concluding a deal for 50 Airbus A350-900 planes.
Airbus and Emirates Airline have finalised a purchase agreement for 50 A350-900s – the manufacturer’s newest generation widebody aircraft. The order was signed at the Dubai Air Show by sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum and Guillaume Faury, Airbus chief executive.
Emirates will operate an A380 service to Cairo International Airport tomorrow. The move makes the Dubai-based airline the first scheduled commercial carrier to operate an A380 flight into Egypt.
Adel Al Redha has taken up the role of chief operating officer, Adnan Kazim has become chief commercial officer and Sheikh Majid Al Mualla assumed the title of divisional senior vice president, international affairs.
Emirates will launch a new daily service from Dubai to Mexico City International Airport, via the Spanish city of Barcelona, on December 9th. Citizens from Mexico, Spain and the UAE only need their passports to enjoy visa-free travel to each respective country.
Emirates’ passengers bound for the US will soon be able to enjoy Wi-Fi, mobile service connectivity and live TV, even when flying 40,000 feet over the North Pole and Arctic circle. Previously, on its flights to the US, which often travel over the polar region, passengers can find themselves without connectivity for up to four hours.