Tags: Emirates Airline

Emirates undertakes largest known fleet retrofit project as part of multi-billion dollar investment to elevate customer experience

Full cabin refresh for 120 aircraft along with the installation of Premium Economy seats Clockwork planning and testing begins to achieve turnaround time of 16 days per aircraft Emirates has kick-started its plans to upgrade the entire interior cabins of 120 Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 aircraft – two of the largest commercial aircraft types […]

Qantas and Emirates hail reauthorization of alliance until 2023

The alliance between Australia’s Qantas Airways and the UAE, Dubai-based Emirates airline was reauthorized by an Australian regulatory body for a further five years, subject to the condition of addressing continuing competition concerns on the Sydney (Australia) – Christchurch (New Zealand) route. In separate press releases, both Qantas and Emirates have hailed the Australian Competition […]

Emirates inks $16B A380 superjumbo order with Airbus

On February 11, 2018, Emirates announced affirming an order for 36 Airbus A380s. The $16 billion worth deal, already labeled a lifeline for the stagnant-in-sales superjumbo, was previously announced in January 2018, as Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The contract is for 20 additional A380 aircraft and 16 options, with the deliveries starting in 2020, Emirates […]

Emirates aircraft cover 432 million kilometres across the globe in six months

Emirates aircraft have travelled over 432 million kilometres since January 2016, the equivalent of traversing the globe more than 10,700 times. Click here to watch a time-lapse video capturing Emirates arrivals and departures at its hub in Dubai.   A typical week sees the airline operating more than 3,600 flights, with over 96,000 flights operated in […]

Emirates Airline Recognised For Network Strategy at The Airline Strategy Awards

Emirates Airline has been awarded the inaugural Network Strategy award, at The Airline Strategy Awards run by the established air transport industry news and analysis provider Flight Airline Business.  In its 15th year, The Airline Strategy Awards is a widely recognised and respected measure of industry leaders and players who are raising the bar in […]