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EMIRATES reports busy summer season - July to Aug 2023 Image Emirates

Dubai’s Emirates reports ‘very busy’ summer, says high demand to persist over winter

From June to August, the airline operated nearly 50,000 flights to and from 140 cities, carrying over 14 million passengers

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Emirates, Air Canada expand codeshare partnership to Montréal flights

The codeshare partnership between Emirates and Air Canada will allow travellers to enjoy seamless connections to various Canadian destinations


Emirates announces job openings for cabin crew, ground staff

The latest recruitment campaign for cabin crew and ground staff follows a record year of growth for the airline and the global aviation sector

Emirates renews tie-up with Sydney Symphony Orchestra Image credit Emirates photographer Keith Saunders

Emirates Airline, Sydney Symphony Orchestra extend partnership

The orchestra will work with the airline to reach out to a global audience through the Orchestra’s Sydney Symphony on Demand digital platform

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Emirates to offer premium economy seats in its A380 on Mumbai, Bengaluru routes

The airline currently services nine destinations across India

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Emirates, Kenya Airways sign interline partnership

The partnership increases Emirates’ footprint to 148 African points


Dubai’s Emirates says back in market soon for order of up to 150 jets

The airline already has 50 A350s, 117 of the 777Xs and 30 787-9s on order

Emirates to recycle onboard items as part of its new closed loop recycling initiative Image credit Emirates

Emirates to recycle plastic trays, items used onboard into new products

The airline has launched a new closed-loop recycling initiative, which will see millions of onboard items recycled in a local facility into fresh, ready-to-use products

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Penelope Cruz is the new brand ambassador of Emirates Airlines

Academy Award-winning actor Penelope Cruz will star in a global advertising campaign for Emirates Airlines set to be launched come June 2023

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Dubai’s Emirates reveals new signature livery and here’s why it ‘pops’

Passengers onboard an Emirates aircraft with a window view will see the UAE flag colours painted on the wingtips facing the fuselage

Emirates operates demo flight with 100% SAF

Emirates Airline operates demo flight with 100% SAF

It is the first passenger airline in the world to operate a Boeing 777 powering a GE engine with 100 per cent SAF

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UAE’s Emirates completes engine ground testing with 100% sustainable aviation fuel

The ground test results will pave the way for the airline’s first experimental test flight using 100 per cent SAF in one engine, which is due for take off this week

Emirates to operate second service to Brisbane from June 1

Dubai’s Emirates doubles services to Brisbane

The expansion will boost capacity through Brisbane by more than a quarter of a million seats per year both ways

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Emirates’ first retrofitted A380 flies to London Heathrow

By 2024, all 67 of the airline’s A380s assigned for refurbishment will have returned to service

Emirates signs pact to support visitor arrivals to The Bahamas

UAE’s Emirates Airline, Bahamas partner to promote tourism

The airline and the country’s Ministry of Tourism will participate in joint initiatives to boost visitor traffic into the islands from across the airline’s network

Dubai Future Labs signs three agreements

Dubai Future Labs signs three agreements to drive innovation in aviation, logistics

The agreements seek to drive adoption of advanced robotics and automation technologies in key economic sectors

Emirates Airline retrofit commences

UAE’s Emirates to commence largest known fleet retrofit project in November

The airline’s target is to completely retrofit four aircraft from start to finish every month, continuously for over two years

Emirates A380 returns to Perth

Emirates to restart A380 daily service to Perth from December 1

The daily A380 service will replace the existing daily Boeing 777- 300ER operation between Dubai and Perth

Codeshare agrement signed between Emirates And Aegean

Emirates and Greek carrier Aegean Airlines sign codeshare partnership

From October, Emirates and Aegean Airlines will further increase their joint codeshare network to include eight more European regional routes via Athens

Emirates to invest $2bn to enhance customer experience

Emirates to invest over $2bn to enhance inflight customer experience

Emirates’ latest initiatives include a new vegan menu, a ‘cinema in the sky’ experience, cabin interior upgrades and sustainable choices

Emirates announces second flight to Tel aviv

Emirates to commence second flight to Tel Aviv from October

The second daily flight will provide another 20 tonnes of cargo belly-hold capacity

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Saudi Arabia opens airspace to all carriers

The move by Saudi Arabia marks a win for Joe Biden as he uses his visit to the region this week to advance US strategic interests

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Dubai’s Emirates resumes flights to Bali

The resumption of services to Bali, comes with the easing of international travel restrictions, and ramping up of global operations

Dubai’s Emirates named the world’s safest airline

The Middle Eastern airline came out on top in a study of 25 airlines conducted by the Hamburg-based Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre

Dubai’s Emirates resumes flights to Nigeria

The airline said Nigerian cities Abuja and Lagos will be served with daily flights from December 5

Dubai’s Emirates NBD signs $750m financing facility with Emirates Airline

Emirates NBD acted as bookrunner, mandated lead arranger and global agent for the transaction

Dubai’s Emirates airline unveils premium economy class in its new Airbus A380

Premium economy offers 40-inches of leg space, a seat that is 19.5 inches wide and reclines 8 inches

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Dubai’s Emirates becomes first international airline to resume services to Seychelles

Emirates will fly five times a week to the popular tourist destination from Dubai

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Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens tournament for 2020 cancelled

A local tournament may be held in Dubai in December, the official announcement of which is expected on August 10


Emirates airline cuts more jobs among pilots and cabin crew

Sources have indicated that Emirates’ workforce of 4,300 pilots and almost 22,000 cabin crew “could shrink by almost a third from its pre-coronavirus levels”