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Emirates put the spotlight on Dubai

4 March 2009 Press Release Airline News

Dubai has launched a massive global campaign, to promote its tourism facilities internationally. Initiated by Emirates airline and Group in partnership with the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), Dubai hoteliers and Destination Management Companies (DMCs) the campaign is estimated to be costing around AED 50 million, including flights, accommodation, meals and tours.

Emirates in-flight mobile telephone celebrates 100,000 user

19 February 2009 Press Release Airline News

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

18 February 2009 Press Release Airline News

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

6 February 2009 Press Release Airline News

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 welcomed in Guangzhou

9 May 2008 Press Release Airline News

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 opens new Brisbane lounge

1 April 2008 Press Release Airline News

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.