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Paris gets Eiffel of Emirates’ A380

24 June 2009 Press Release Airline News

An Emirates’ A380 super-jumbo is to serve Paris from February 1st, 2010. The French capital is the latest destination to be added to the growing list of gateways served by Emirates’ popular double-decker.Tim Clark, President, Emirates Airline, said: “This is really great news for us to bring the A380 to Paris and is a result of such encouraging sales in and out of Paris Charles de Gaulle. Our plans to introduce this exceptional aircraft have been accelerated by almost a year which, in the current economic climate, is a major achievement.”

Emirates Group Posts 21st Consecutive Year of Profit in 2008-09

21 May 2009 Press Release Airline News

The Emirates Group has reported its 21st consecutive year of net profit for its 2008-09 financial year despite unprecedented challenges for the airline and travel industry. The Group’s net profit of AED 1.49 billion (US$ 406 million) for its financial year ending 31st March 2009, was down 72 per cent from the previous year’s record profits of AED 5.3 billion (US$1.45 billion), showing the impact of the record fuel prices in the first six months of the year, and the impact of the global recession.

Emirates opens new German lounge

20 May 2009 Press Release Airline News

Emirates has opened its third and largest airport lounge in Germany. The latest dedicated lounge, measuring 700 square metres, sits in Dusseldorf International Airport and follows similar, lounge openings in Frankfurt and Munich.

Emirates reveals regional schedule expansion

15 May 2009 Press Release Airline News

The Middle East will once again get a boost from Emirates Airline with an additional 12 flights per week to be launched to major travel hubs in the region. The new flights will bring the airline’s total number of weekly flights across the Middle East to 197.