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Emirates re-opens dedicated First Class Lounge at DXB to serve increased premium demand

Emirates has re-opened its dedicated First Class Lounge at Dubai International (DXB’s) Concourse B to serve the growing volume of premium customers travelling from and through Emirates’ hub, as more markets around the world ease restrictions and put in place protocols that enable international travel. Emirates will also continue to operate its Business Class Lounge […]

Emirates Group records annual loss of $6 billion due to COVID-19 pandemic impact, its first non-profitable year in over three decades

The Emirates Group announced its first year of loss in over 30 years caused by a significant drop in revenue, fully attributed to the impact of COVID-19 related flight and travel restrictions throughout its entire financial year 2020-21. Released in its 2020-21 Annual Report, the Emirates Group posted a loss of AED 22.1 billion (US$ […]

Emirates introduces digital health verification for UAE passengers

Emirates and the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) have begun to implement full digital verification of Covid-19 medical records connected to testing and vaccination for travellers based in the UAE. Customers who have undertaken a PCR test in Dubai can choose to check-in without presenting their physical Covid-19 PCR test report. Moreover, customers who have received […]

Emirates launches biometric pathway to Dubai passengers

Emirates has launched an integrated biometric path at Dubai International airport. The contactless airport experience is now open to passengers travelling from and through Dubai. The integrated biometric path will give passengers a seamless travel journey from specific check-in to boarding gates, improving customer flow through the airport with less document checks and less queuing. […]

Emirates opens new Africa routes with Airlink partnership

Emirates and Airlink have announced an interline agreement, widening the Dubai-based carrier’s reach into southern Africa as countries begin opening their borders for travellers. Emirates’ agreement with Airlink will provide its customers enhanced connectivity via its gateways Johannesburg and Cape Town to more than 25 domestic destinations in South Africa and more than 20 regional […]

Emirates launches new NDC capability to trade partners

Emirates has launched a suite of connectivity options for its trade partners around the world to directly access rich content and other services. Developed using IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) standards, the Emirates Gateway is available via the recently launched Emirates Partners Portal. Adnan Kazim, Emirates chief commercial officer, said: “The Emirates Gateway suite of […]

Emirates starts on greener road journeys for crew in Dubai

Emirates has revealed that nearly a third of its dedicated fleet of transport buses for cabin crew in Dubai will now operate on biofuel, taking another step forward on its environmental mission to reduce emissions. The airline’s contracted service provider, Al Wegdaniyah, has committed to operating all road trips with biodiesel provided by Neutral Fuels, […]