Tag: Emirates

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 […]

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

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

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

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

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, […]

UAE Files Official Complaint over Actions of Qatari Fighter Jets

The UAE said on Monday it has filed a formal complaint with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) following repeated incidents where Qatari fighter jets intercepted Emirati civilian aircraft. Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, director-general of the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said in comments published by state news agency WAM that the UAE had filed […]

Emirates Named ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 2018 Air Transport Awards

Emirates Airline has been named ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 2018 Air Transport Awards. Emirates won the prestigious accolade based the evaluation from a jury comprised of executives and experts from different sectors within the aviation industry. Thierry Antinori, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for Emirates received the award on behalf of […]

Flight Attendant Falls out of the Emirates Boeing 777

An Emirates Boeing 777-300 was parked at the gate and was being prepared for boarding, when a flight attendant opened one of the aft doors for unknown reasons and fell out of the aircraft landing on the concrete surface of the apron. Uganda’s Civil Aviation Authority reported an incident happened at Entebbe when a female […]

Emirates SkyCargo Secures Authorised Economic Operator Certification

The Federal Customs Authority of the UAE has awarded Authorised Economic Operator certification to Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates. The cargo airline is now a certified member of the UAE Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) programme, which serves as a voluntary compliance and security scheme aimed at facilitating global trade outlined by the World […]

Emirates Firms Up Orders for 36 A380s Worth US$ 16 Billion

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, signed a contract for 20 additional A380 aircraft and 16 options, firming up the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that was announced in January. The total agreement for 36 aircraft is valued at US$16 billion based on latest list prices. Deliveries are to start as early as 2020. In the […]