Emirates Airline News
Emirates in-flight mobile telephone celebrates 100,000 user
Keeping people connected, Emirates in-flight mobile telephone service has clocked up its 100,000th user this week, confirming a dramatic increase in calls this year. A total of 31 Emirates passenger aircraft are now installed with the AeroMobile service, the largest of any commercial airline.
Emirates unveils plans for growth
Emirates Airline has unveiled plans to grow the number of flights across its network by 14 per cent in 2009.This year, the Dubai based carrier will add 18 new passenger aircraft to its fleet, increasing seating capacity by 14 per cent and enabling it to start new routes as well as increase frequencies on many existing routes. It will also expand cargo capacity by 17 per cent.
Emirates to launch Durban service
Emirates Airlines is to launch flights to Durban from 1 October this year. The daily service will provide the only direct air link between Dubai and Durban, one of South Africa’s host cities of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Emirates triples trips Down Under
Hans Haensel, Senior Vice President Destination & Leisure Management Division, Emirates @ World Trav
Hans Haensel, Senior Vice President Destination & Leisure Management Division, Emirates speaks to Breaking Travel News at World Travel Market 2008
Emirates welcomed in Guangzhou
A delegation of senior executives from Emirates arrived in Guangzhou to showcase the airline and Dubai ahead of the launch of its services on 1st July.
Emirates NBD at WTTC 2008 @ WTTC 2008
Breaking Travel News interviews Suliman Hamid Al-Mazroui, General Manager Corporate Communications & Community Relations, Emirates NBD at WTTC 2008, Dubai.
Emirates NYC at WTTC 2008 @ WTTC 2008
Breaking Travel News interviews Nigel Page, Senior VP, Emirates, Americas at WTTC 2008, Dubai.
Emirates plans San Francisco debut
Following the news that it would start services to Los Angeles, Emirates has announced plans to launch an additional service to the West Coast.
Emirates opens new Brisbane lounge
Emirates Airline has officially opened its new lounge at Brisbane International Airport, unveiling the facility that offers a stunning 360 degree view and is the first airline lounge in Australia capable of boarding passengers directly to the aircraft, including the upper deck of the Airbus A380.
Emirates plans A380 fleet schedule
Emirates’ giant Airbus A380s will spread their wings to some of the furthest points on the airline’s network - New York, London Heathrow, Sydney and Auckland - reinforcing the airline’s extensive reach and span.
Emirates preps for Cape town launch
Emirates has thrust itself into a series of awareness-building events ahead of the launch of its services to Cape Town, its second destination in the Republic of South Africa.