Tag: Emirates Airlines

Emirates Expects Busy Start to 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Emirates expects a busy start to 2017, as travellers return from the holiday season. Close to 250,000 passengers are expected to pass through Emirates’ Concourses and Terminal 3 in the first three days of the year, according to the latest booking figures. The busiest day for the airline is expected to be on Monday 2 […]

Dubai Airports To Add 10 A380 Gates At DXB

Reading Time: 1 minute Dubai Airports has commissioned work on a project that will expand the number of Airbus A380 contact stands at Dubai International’s (DXB) Concourse C, the company announced Sept. 26. The increase will enable the facility to accommodate Emirates Airline’s growing fleet of A380s. The project will increase the number of Code F gates (A380 gates) […]

Emirates Boeing 777 Crashlands at Dubai DXB Airport

Reading Time: 1 minute Dubai International Airport has closed until further notice after an Emirates Airline flight crash landed and burst into flames. Footage of the incident showed a tower of flames bursting from the front of the aircraft with plumes of thick smoke pouring from its upper section. Emirates EK521 had travelled from the southern Indian city of […]

Emirates Flight Delayed for Nearly 2 Days

Reading Time: 1 minute An Emirates flight from Australia has been delayed by two days after the airline suffered its second “technical fault” this week. Emirates flight EK435 was scheduled to depart Brisbane on Thursday, but instead will now take-off 43 hours later on Saturday at 4pm, according to the airline’s website. Emirates told Gulf News on Thursday the flight […]

Emirates Named World’s Best Airline at Skytrax World Airline Awards 2016

Reading Time: 3 minutes Emirates was named the World’s Best Airline 2016 at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards 2016, in addition to scooping up the awards for World’s Best Inflight Entertainment for a record 12th consecutive year, and Best Airline in the Middle East. Based on the results of the largest airline passenger satisfaction survey in the industry, […]

Drone Incursion Closes Dubai International

Reading Time: 1 minute Dubai International Airport stopped flights for 69 minutes on Saturday when a drone flew too close to the airport. Airspace was closed from 11.39am to 12.45pm, according to a statement from Dubai Airports. Around 20 flights were diverted, most of them to Al Maktoum International, and others to Sharjah and Al Ain. Drones are forbidden […]

Emirates Brand Value Grows 17% To Reach US$7.7 Billion

Reading Time: 1 minute Emirates has come out on top again as the world’s most valuable airline brand, according to the 2016 Brand Finance Global 500 report, which was released yesterday. The airline’s brand value grew 17% over last year to reach US$ 7.7 billion. For the fifth year running, the airline has steadily risen up in the global […]

Qatar Airways To Launch World’s 2 Longest Flights

Reading Time: 2 minutes Presently the world’s three longest flights are Dallas to Sydney (Qantas), Johannesburg to Atlanta (Delta), and Abu Dhabi to Los Angeles (Etihad). Emirates has the intentions of launching a route between Dubai and Panama City, which would be the world’s longest, as it’s 10 miles further than Dallas to Sydney. However, that route has already […]