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Emirates unveils Travel Store in Hong Kong, its first in East Asia

Emirates unveils Travel Store in Hong Kong, its first in East Asia

3 days ago Press Release Airline News

Emirates has officially opened its Travel store in Hong Kong, representing a significant milestone in its expansion in the city. It also marks the first Emirates Travel Store in the Far East region, as part of a retail blueprint that will roll out in phases across the wider Far East region and the airline’s global network.

Emirates appoints Mohammad Lootah as Country Manager Switzerland

Emirates appoints Mohammad Lootah as Country Manager Switzerland

6 days ago Press Release Airline News

Emirates has appointed Mohammad Lootah as its new Country Manager for Switzerland, effective 2 July 2024. Based at Emirates’ Zurich office, he will oversee the airline’s overall business in Switzerland, including sales and service functions for passenger and airport operations. Emirates currently operates double-daily flights between its two gateways Zurich and Geneva and the airline’s global Dubai hub.

Emirates brings signature dedicated lounge experience to Jeddah

Emirates brings signature dedicated lounge experience to Jeddah

12 July 2024 Press Release Airline News

Emirates has officially opened the doors to its first ever lounge in the region at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The airline’s newest dedicated lounge will accommodate customers flying on its triple daily A380 services. The AED 20 million (USD$5.4 million) investment, 900-square-metre lounge located in the airport’s newest Terminal 1 will cater to the airline’s First and Business class passengers, as well as Emirates Skywards Platinum and Gold members, with the capacity to accommodate over 190 guests at any one time, in a variety of seating options.

Emirates Group announces senior appointment

Emirates Group announces senior appointment

7 July 2024 Press Release Airline News

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates Group Chairman and Chief Executive, today announced senior appointments to support the organisation’s growth and strengthen its leadership bench. This latest list of promotions and senior appointments include 7 UAE nationals, many of whom have grown their careers at the Emirates Group in different roles and continue to play key roles in the organisation’s success.

Emirates celebrates one year of Premium Economy in Singapore

Emirates celebrates one year of Premium Economy in Singapore

21 June 2024 Press Release Airline News

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, celebrates a successful year since the debut of its Premium Economy product in Singapore, having so far carried 26,000 passengers on nearly 730 four-class A380 flights between Singapore and Dubai from June 2023 to May 2024. The airline’s Premium Economy product was especially popular among families and solo travellers from Singapore, with top outbound destinations including London, Dubai, Paris, Barcelona, and New York JFK.

Emirates Airlines Elevates Eid Al Adha Celebrations with In-Flight Culinary Delights

Emirates Airlines Elevates Eid Al Adha Celebrations with In-Flight Culinary Delights

14 June 2024 Press Release Airline News

Emirates Airlines is gearing up to celebrate Eid Al Adha with a special in-flight experience featuring traditional dishes, artisanal sweet treats, and a diverse entertainment lineup. Passengers can enjoy a culinary journey curated for the festive season, along with a wide array of Arabic movies, TV series, podcasts, and audiobooks through the airline’s ice entertainment system.

Emirates ramps up preparations for a seamless Hajj-centric experience

Emirates ramps up preparations for a seamless Hajj-centric experience

11 June 2024 Press Release Airline News Travel Events News Tourism News

This Hajj season, Emirates is geared up to serve the large volume of pilgrims making their way from the airline’s global network through Dubai, to Jeddah and Medina to perform the once in a lifetime Muslim pilgrimage. Emirates has been working hard throughout every travel touchpoint of the journey to ensure comfortable experience, both in the air and on the ground for pilgrims heading to Makkah for this significant trip

Emirates Partners with HiDubai to Extend Business Rewards to Local SMEs

Emirates Partners with HiDubai to Extend Business Rewards to Local SMEs

2 June 2024 Press Release Airline News

Emirates has collaborated with HiDubai, a consumer tech initiative, to extend its Business Rewards programme to local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Dubai. This Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aims to engage over 180,000 SMEs registered on the HiDubai platform, offering them access to international market opportunities through Emirates’ loyalty programme.

Emirates announces strategic appointments across commercial operations teams

Emirates announces strategic appointments across commercial operations teams

16 April 2024 Press Release Airline News

Emirates has announced new movements in its commercial teams across Europe, Africa, and East Asia in line with the airline’s strong growth trajectory. The new rotations will position emerging UAE National talent in some of Emirates’ key markets, to help the airline achieve its short, medium and long-term goals through navigating various challenges and opportunities.

Emirates to Boost Regional Flights for Eid Al Fitr; Unveils Special Menu and Entertainment

Emirates to Boost Regional Flights for Eid Al Fitr; Unveils Special Menu and Entertainment

6 April 2024 Press Release Airline News

Emirates Airlines is set to increase its flight schedules across the region with 19 additional flights during the upcoming Eid Al Fitr holiday period, anticipating more than 150,000 customers to fly with the airline. Extra flights will be added from Jeddah, Kuwait, Beirut, and Amman, offering passengers increased flexibility to travel to popular destinations or visit family and friends.