Tag: Dubai

Emirates Confirms Upcoming Job Cuts Amid the Crisis

Reading Time: < 1 minute The rumours appeared to be true. Affected by the coronavirus crisis, Emirates, the operator of exclusively widebody fleet, confirmed it plans lay-offs. The scale of job cuts has not been revealed, though. The airline’s spokesperson confirmed that Emirates has “come to the conclusion that it unfortunately has to say goodbye to a few of the […]

Departing Passengers of Emirates to Be Tested for COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Emirates has become the first airline to do on-site rapid COVID-19 tests for passengers before they depart. The first try-out with travellers to Tunisia has already been successfully completed. The carrier has implemented this additional precautionary measure in cooperation with Dubai Health Authority (DHA). The blood tests were conducted at the Group Check-in area of […]

Dubai Allows Emirates to Resume Limited Number of Flights

Reading Time: 2 minutes The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has provided Emirates with a right to resume some of its passenger flights beginning 6 April, 2020. Since 25 March the airline had its aircraft grounded amid the UAE government decision to suspend all passenger flights in an attempt to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Now, the authorities has […]

Emirates Said to Generate $819m Revenue on Dubai-Heathrow Route

Reading Time: < 1 minute Emirates’ route between Dubai and London Heathrow has been named the world’s third best for generating revenue, according to a report by OAG Aviation. The provider of digital flight information said on its website that the route produced more than $819 million between April 2017 and this March, putting it behind the Qantas service between […]

A. Mardini: Success of FBO Comes from Being Part of International Network

Reading Time: 3 minutes Fixed-Base Operators are currently seen as the most valuable segment of general aviation services. Keeping in mind a rapid growth of this segment in general, Aviation Voice has talked to Adel Mardini, CEO of Jetex. Jetex is a global leader in executive aviation which operates elegant FBOs and efficient ground support stations in more than 30 […]

Aircraft Movements in Dubai Rise by 50% in Eight Years

Reading Time: 3 minutes Air Traffic Control is the cornerstone of the aviation sector and Dubai has implemented the most advanced procedure, keeping the safety of passengers and their timely travel as their ultimate priority and goal. This was stated by Abdulla Al Hashmi, Executive Vice President for Operations at Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans) in his keynote address […]

Emirates Anticipates Peak Travel Towards the End of the Year

Reading Time: 2 minutes Travel is expected to peak once again at the end of the year for Emirates, as the airline expects yet another busy period with visitors flocking into Dubai for New Year’s celebrations. Over 250,000 people are expected to arrive into Dubai from 28 December until just after New Year’s Day, while 200,000 travellers will be […]

Emirates Airbus A380 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Emirates Airbus A380, performing flight from Dubai to Sao Paulo, was in the initial climb out of Dubai when the crew stopped the climb at 6000 feet, shut the #1 engine down, dumped fuel and returned to Dubai for a safe landing about 110 minutes after departure. A ground observer the aircraft emitted 3-4 […]

Dubai Airports to Welcome 8 Million Passengers in December

Reading Time: < 1 minute Dubai International is prepping itself to receive as many as 8 million passengers during the month of December. Celebrating the festive nature of the period, Dubai International is set to feature an array of promotions and season activities, which includes the launch of the Winter Wonderland DXB. Travellers passing through Terminal 3 can visit the […]

DXB Passenger Traffic Hits 7.2 Million in September

Reading Time: < 1 minute Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport (DXB) reached 7.2 million in September, according to new statistics from Dubai Airports. According to the data, the airport reached 7,215,182 passengers in September, 1.7 percent more than the 7,094,738 that went through the airport during the same period in 2016. The softening of the growth, Dubai Airports said, […]