Tag: Emirates Airline

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

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 […]

Emirates Rounds off a Year of Growth with Fleet and Product Milestones

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, rounded off another year of growth in 2016, underlined by fleet and network expansion, as well as customer focused product investments. Commenting on 2016, Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline said: “Consumer appetite for travel has remained resilient, despite socio-economic and political headwinds around the globe, and that is […]

Emirates Defers Deliveries of 12 Airbus A380s

Emirates Airline, which saw a steep drop in profit its latest financials, is deferring delivery of six Airbus A380s from 2017 to 2018 and postponing delivery of another six A380s from 2018 to 2019. Airbus announced the delivery deferrals in a press release Dec. 27, saying that agreements had been reached between Emirates and Rolls-Royce […]

Etihad Strengthens African Connections

United Arab Emirates flag carrier Etihad Airways has increased links to Africa with the signing of a codeshare agreement with South African low-cost carrier (LCC) kulula. The codeshare, which becomes effective Oct. 30, will see Etihad placing its EY code on flights to several kulula services from Johannesburg to the South African cities of Cape […]

Boeing Partners with Emirates Flight Training Academy

Boeing announced a partnership with the Emirates Flight Training Academy, a division of Emirates Airline, to collaborate on a comprehensive training curriculum and software infrastructure to help train pilot cadets. “We are leveraging Boeing’s expertise in airline pilot training to identify opportunities to enhance the Academy’s curriculum” said Captain Alan Stealey, principal, Emirates Flight Training […]

Aviation Academy Plan Revealed for Dubai South

Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC), the parent organization of Dubai South, has signed an agreement with the UK-based University of South Wales to set up an aviation academy. The USW Aviation Academy will be the region’s first specialist campus facility offering advanced aerospace engineering education at Dubai South, a statement said. Central to the agreement […]