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CONNECT MEIA 2019

CONNECT is the friendliest networking forum that every year brings together representatives from airports, airlines, tour operators, tourism and government, from all over the world, to discuss route development. CONNECT offers participants a unique, professional, and friendly environment to facilitate networking and business opportunities. Working side-by-side to increase productivity, the event is split into one-to-one […]

A380: Airbus to Stop Making World’s Largest Passenger Jet

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus, the manufacturer of the world’s largest passenger aircraft, announced it will stop the production of its double-deck giant A380. The announcement came after the biggest customer for A380 aircraft, Emirates, reduced its orderbook from 162 to 123 aircraft. “As a result of this decision we have no substantial A380 backlog and hence no basis […]

Qantas Cancels Order for Airbus A380. What’s Next?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qantas, the flag carrier of Australia, has announced cancelling the order for 8 Airbus A380, double-deck, widebody, four-engine airliners. The long-suffering superjumbo got another blow. Therefore, the airline which has 12 A80s in its fleet said it “remains committed to a major upgrade of its existing A380s, which begins in mid-calendar 2019”. Airbus in Talks with […]

Last Boeing 777-300ER Aircraft Joins Emirates Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute Emirates celebrated an important fleet milestone with the delivery of the final Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on its order books. A6-EQP is the 190th Boeing 777 aircraft to be delivered to Emirates, the world’s largest operator of Boeing 777 aircraft and also the only airline in the world to have operated all the six variants of […]

Emirates Flight Quarantined: 10 Passengers Transported to Hospital

Reading Time: 1 minute Upon landing, the aircraft was met by officials from the Port Authority Police and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Emirates Flight 203 has been quarantined after arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), as reported by the New York Mayor’s office. 100 people were reported to feeling ill with symptoms of coughing […]

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 […]

Etihad Airways’ Loan Of Pilots To Emirates A ‘Win-Win’ For Both Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Both Emirates and Etihad have said that the loan of pilots is a ‘common practice’ that helps airlines manage their pilot resources. Etihad’s loan of pilots to rival Emirates is a “smart win-win” move for both airlines that will help Etihad cut costs and Emirates quick gain qualified staff, according to Saj Ahmad, the chief […]

Emirates Airbus A380 Does not Retract Landing Gear at London Gatwick

Reading Time: 1 minute An Emirates Airbus A380-800, performing flight from London Gatwick to Dubai, was climbing out of Gatwick’s runway 26L when the aircraft was seen not retracting the landing gear. The aircraft stopped the climb and entered a hold, subsequently diverted to London’s Heathrow Airport where the aircraft landed safely on runway 27R one hour after departure. […]

Emirates Profit Rebound Threatened by Summer Pilot Shortage

Reading Time: 1 minute Emirates, the world’s biggest long-haul airline, said a rebound in earnings over the past year faces a challenge this summer as a pilot shortage forces the Dubai-based carrier to trim frequencies. The revival will come under pressure as a shortfall of 100 to 150 pilots compels Emirates to pare frequencies to destinations including Fort Lauderdale […]

Emirates on New Recruitment Drive for Cabin Crew Staff

Reading Time: 1 minute Emirates, the world’s biggest international airline, is undertaking a new recruitment drive for cabin crew staff. The carrier said in a statement it will be organising events for cabin crew recruitment in Dubai later in April. Emirates will hold Cabin Crew Open Days on April 13 and 28. Emirates said it is looking for open-minded, […]