Emirates Airline passengers travelling with infants through Dubai International Airport will now enjoy added convenience and comfort, with the introduction of a new complimentary baby pushchair service.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, chairman of Emirates tells Breaking Travel News about the airline’s plans for the next five years.
Emirates Airline posted record-breaking net profits of $708 million for 2005, a 49 percent increase over the previous year as it carried 12.5 million passengers across the globe.
Emirates, the fast-growing,Dubai-based international airline inaugurated the first of its two newoffices in the Seychelles today. Emirates Group Chairman His Highness SheikhAhmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum cut the ribbon to officially open the airline’selegant premises at 5th June Avenue & Manglier Street, Victoria.
Now it’s official: Emirates’ amenity kits do have it all -sleekest lines, highest quality leather and lather, and top-of-the-range items from colognes and scents to balms, lotions, moisturisers, combs, dental and shaving kits - and are the best in the skies, according to Global Traveler, the leading U.S. travel magazine.
Emirates recently opened an exciting new chapter in regional commercial aviation, becoming the first airline in the Arab world to offer e-ticketing. The facility is rapidly being rolled out to its network, global distribution systems and interline e-ticketing partners, benefiting customers worldwide.
Emirates rolled out its new global electronic ticketing system last week, ushering in coupon-free travel and enabling passengers to book and fly on very short notice.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum (SA), Chairman of Emirates Group and President of Dubai Department Civil Aviation, recently named one of the 20 leading figures in the German travel industry by Focus magazine, granted Breaking Travel News (BTN) an exclusive interview in which he shared his ambitious plans and luminous vision for Emirates Airline.
Stylish souvenirs ranging from Chelsea football shirts and precisely-detailed aircraft models to Cross ballpoint pens are among the attractive choice of souvenirs on offer from the new Emirates shop on Abu Dhabi’s Corniche.
Emirates has launched its new route to Glasgow this weekend. Coincidentally, a Scot - Captain Ken Gillespie - was at the controls. He completed the first daily air service from Dubai to Scotland when his Airbus A330-200 landed at Glasgow following a seven-hour flight.
Emirates, the Dubai-based international carrier, and US-based Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) will start codesharing on flights between Dubai and the US via London Gatwick airport. A new marketing link will also allow travellers on both carriers to enjoy access to one another’s airport lounges, as well as enhanced frequent flyer benefits.