Monday, July 22, 2024

Emirates to restart daily Phnom Penh services via Singapore

Emirates will restart its daily Phnom Penh service from 1st May via Singapore. Emirates’ flight EK348 will depart Dubai at 2:30 am and arrive in Singapore at 2:05 pm. The flight will depart Singapore at 3:35 pm and arrive in Phnom Penh at 4:35 pm. READ: Emirates shakes up senior management team Emirates’ return flight […]

Emirates’ flagship A380 returns to Narita to meet demand surge

Emirates is upgrading capacity on its Narita-Dubai route with the deployment of its flagship A380 from 15 November, as Japan scraps the daily arrival cap, and lifts the COVID-19 testing and self-quarantine protocols for inbound travel. Following the Japanese government’s announcement last month to ease the entry restrictions, Emirates has seen a spike in bookings for […]

Emirates celebrate 15 years at Newcastle International Airport

1 September 2022 marked 15 years since Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, connected Newcastle International Airport to the world via Dubai. Emirates’ Dubai service has gone from strength to strength, having carried more than 2.5 million passengers to and from the region since 2007. Initially operating a daily flight utilising an A330 aircraft, strong […]

Emirates expands South African operations

Emirates resumes double daily services from Gatwick

Emirates has today announced that it will be expanding its operations in and out of South Africa, boosting its schedule to 28 weekly flights by October. This is the airline’s largest weekly schedule to South Africa since the start of the pandemic, which aims to bring more competitive choices for customers wishing to visit Dubai, […]

Emirates ramps up operations

Emirates is rebuilding its route network in key markets to serve leisure and growing business travel demand. The airline will resume services to seven cities in July including: Venice on July 1; Phuket, Nice, Orlando and Mexico City on July 2; Lyon on July 9 and Malta on July 14. Emirates will also launch flights […]

Emirates SkyCargo keeps NZ connected

Emirates boosts its network

Emirates SkyCargo restarted cargo flights to New Zealand in early May with its passenger freighter aircraft, working with the New Zealand government as part of its International Airfreight Capacity Scheme (IAFC) to connect exporters in New Zealand with their international customers. Currently the air cargo carrier offers cargo capacity on six flights a week from […]

Milestone flight EK2021 highlights UAE’s vaccination drive

Emirates’ one-of-a-kind flight EK2021 made a journey across the different emirates on Saturday, to celebrate the UAE’s progress in vaccinating its citizens and residents from COVID-19 through a national vaccination programme that has administered close to 9 million vaccines doses to date. The special flight, which carried fully vaccinated crew and passengers onboard, was unprecedented […]

Emirates resume Newark Athens route

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Emirates has announced it will resume daily services to Newark via Athens from June 1. The addition of Newark via Athens will take Emirates’ US network to ten destinations following the resumption of services to Seattle, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York JFK, Washington DC, Dallas and San Francisco (to resume on March 2). […]

Emirates to operate special flights to five cities in India

Emirates will operate repatriation flights to Bengaluru, Kochi, Delhi, Mumbai, and Thiruvananthapuram from 20 until 31 August. The special flights will facilitate travel for Indian citizens in the UAE wishing to return home and for residents of UAE currently in India to return to the UAE. The airline will operate repatriation flights to India on […]

Emirates launches an airbridge between Dubai and Lebanon

In the wake of the Port of Beirut explosions which have devastated many parts of Lebanon’s capital city, Emirates is standing with Lebanon to provide critical emergency relief and aid to the hundreds of thousands of people affected by the blasts. Emirates SkyCargo plans to ramp up its freighter operations to Lebanon by dedicating over […]

Emirates resumes flights to Clark from August

EMIRATES has resumed bellyhold services to Clark with six weekly flights from August 1, boosting its global network to 68 destinations in August and connecting customers to Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa. With the resumption of flights to Clark, Emirates will now operate with scheduled services to two gateways in the Philippines, […]

Emirates SkyCargo battles trade tension and unrest

Emirates Group profits grew by 8% for the half year 2019-20 period but the cargo division faced falling volumes and yields. Profits for the group were $320 million though revenue was down 2% to $14.5 billion, caused by the 45-day Southern Runway close at Dubai International Airport and unfavourable currency movements in Europe, Australia, South […]

Airbus to stop producing the A380 as sales slump

Airbus will end production of the A380, with deliveries ceasing in 2021 due to Emirates reducing its order book, aircraft development and the lack of order backlog. Emirates and Airbus reached an agreement on outstanding A380 deliveries, with the airline receiving 14 more A380s from 2019 to 2021, taking its total order book to 123 […]

Cargo steady while profits at Emirates tumble

Cargo volumes at Emirates have fallen slightly while half year 2018-19 airline profits have slumped 86 per cent due to currency issues and high fuel costs. Airline revenue was up 10 per cent to 48.9 billion dirhams (AED) ($13.3 billion) but profits were down 86 per cent from AED 1.6 billion to AED 226 million […]

Emirates Group records 30th consecutive year of profit

The UAE-based airline group has seen solid business growth in 2017/18 in line with capacity increases leading to a record revenue of more than AED 100 billion ($27.2 billion) for the first time. Emirates is reporting a profit of AED 2.8 billion ($762 million), 124 per cent better than 2016/17. Meanwhile, Emirates SkyCargo recorded a […]

Emirates SkyCargo creates specialist pharma corridors

Emirates SkyCargo has introduced pharma corridors to offer additional protection across selected stations in its network for pharmaceutical cargo. The airline is working with ground handling partners and other stakeholders across its network in order to ensure that handling operations at these stations are uniform and comply with Emirates SkyCargo’s standards as well as either […]

Emirates to launch London Stansted service from June 2018

The tech and pharma hubs of Cambridge and Peterborough in England’s East Anglia will benefit when Emirates becomes the first Middle Eastern airline to operate out of London Stansted airport in June, 2018. Daily service will be operated by the new Boeing 777-300ERs, each offering 216 cubic metres (7,640 cu ft) or 44 × LD3 […]

First half year profits rebound at Emirates

Profits have rebounded for Emirates, increasing by 111 per cent in the six months up to 30 September, hitting $452 million. Revenue increased by six per cent to $12.1 billion, while revenue for the Emirates Group was also up six per cent to $13.5 billion, with profits growing by 77 per cent to $631 million. […]

Emirates to launch year-round Athens – Newark flights

Emirates Airline is to offer the only year-round non-stop service between Greece and the US with Dubai – Athens – Newark flights from 12 March. The daily Boeing 777-300ER service to Newark Liberty International Airport will provide 19 tonnes of bellyhold cargo capacity and is the first direct flight between the US and Greece since […]

Emirates to start third daily flight to Nairobi

Emirates Airline is to increase capacity in Africa with a third daily flight to Nairobi from 1 June. Flight EK717 will leave Dubai at 01.40h and arrive in the Kenyan capital at 05.40h, with the return flight, EK718 departing Nairobi and landing back in Dubai at 13.15h. The Boeing 777-300ER flight will provide 16 tonnes […]

Emirates adds Fort Lauderdale to US network

Emirates has started flying to its 11th US destination with daily Boeing 777-200LR flights to Fort Lauderdale in Florida. The flight offers up to 15 tonnes of bellyhold cargo capacity in and out of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and is the first scheduled service from the Middle East to Fort Lauderdale. Emirates divisional senior vice […]

FedEx tops the pile in IATA WATS yearbook

FedEx maintained its position in 2015 as the top cargo airline by total freight tonnes carried on scheduled services, according to the International Air Transport Association’s 60th Edition of the World Air Transport Statistics (WATS). The yearbook of the airline industry’s performance for last year, says the US cargo integrator handled 7.1 million tonnes of freight […]

Emirates orders two more A380s

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Emirates has ordered two additional Airbus A380s to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2017, taking its orders for the aircraft to 142. The airline has 75 A380s in operation and firm orders for another 65, and the newest aircraft on order will be powered by Rolls Royce Trent 900 engines. Emirates Airline president, […]

Emirates expands routes around the world

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Emirates Airline is to continue expanding around the world in 2016 with extra flights and upgrading aircraft throughout the year. Since the start of January, it has announced new routes to the Philippines, increased and upgraded services to the US, more flights to Switzerland and Greece, and different aircraft for Africa and Australia. From 30 […]

Emirates officially opens Emirates SkyCentral

Emirates SkyCargo has today (10 November) officially opened its freighter cargo terminal, Emirates SkyCentral at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central. The opening ceremony was attended important members of management including Emirates Airlines and Group chief executive and chairman, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum and Emirates SkyCargo senior vice president, Nabil […]

Emirates special livery to raise awareness of illegal wildlife trade

Emirates Airline has given two of its Airbus A380s special liveries to support the charity, United for Wildlife, to raise awareness for fighting illegal wildlife trade. The first of the specially painted aircraft departed for Heathrow Airport on 2 November and the second will fly to Mauritius on 5 November. The aircraft each have different […]