Emirates has become the world’s largest airline operator of Boeing 777 aircraft with the arrival of its 78th Boeing 777 today.
An Emirates’ super-jumbo is to serve a second UK gateway - but passengers wanting to enjoy the ride between Dubai and Birmingham better be quick.
The launch of the Emirates A380 daily flights to Bangkok and thrice weekly to Toronto - signals a new era of luxury air travel to Thailand and Canada, and represents another milestone in the airline’s A380 schedule.
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.”
Connections to the paradise island of Mauritius are being stepped up with Emirates airline’s announcement of two additional flights per week starting 27th June 2009.
Emirates’ Skywards members are being given the chance to earn up to triple miles on flights to Luanda throughout August, the airline’s first new destination in 2009.
Emirates Group owned business technology provider Mercator has recently become just one of a handful of businesses in the U.A.E. to receive a Level 3 Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).
Emirates scored a double whammy today as two of its A380 super jumbos jetted off from Dubai to the opposite ends of the globe, marking the aviation world’s first A380 commercial services to Bangkok and Toronto
Emirates Airline is to add 22 weekly flights to its India network as support for the Indian government’s ambitious growth plan to attract 100 million travellers in 2010.
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 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.
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.