Tag: Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum

Emirates and Flydubai Partnership Announces First Codeshare Routes

Reading Time: 1 minute Following the commencement of their partnership, Emirates and flydubai announced that Emirates will expand its network to 29 flydubai destinations across three continents. The new partner network, through its codeshare, will offer greater frequency and easier access to more global destinations with the advantage of connecting baggage to the final destination. Passengers can book from […]

No A350 Or B787 Orders At The Dubai Airshow?

Reading Time: 1 minute Any expected order by Emirates for Airbus’ A350 or Boeing’s 787 have been put on hold, Emirates president Tim Clark told reporters at Aviation Festival in London. Emirates had placed an order for 70 Airbus A350s that was cancelled in June 2014, but the airline’s chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al Maktoum had said he […]

Where Did Emirates Make Its Money In 2016?

Reading Time: 1 minute Europe generated the most revenue for Emirates during the past year, the Dubai-based airline revealed on Thursday. In its 2016-17 annual report, in which Emirates Group posted an $670 million profit for the financial year ending March 31, it said European routes contributed $6.5 billion, unchanged from the previous year. It said revenue generated from […]

Dubai Government to Invest US$3 Billion in Airport Expansion

Reading Time: 1 minute With 78 million passengers in 2015, Dubai International Airport is the world’s largest international airport by passenger numbers, having seen a 13% annual compound annual growth since 2000. In 2010 a second Dubai international airport, Al Maktoum International Airport was opened. The Dubai government announced it will be investing US$3 million, with the intention of […]