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Emirates to Hire 5,000 Cabin Crew this Year

Emirates plans to hire 5,000 more cabin crew members this year to accommodate its expanding fleet. In the previous year, over 8,000 cabin crew were added as the airline recovered impressively from the pandemic, raising its total cabin crew count to approximately 21,500. The airline’s new hiring initiative includes hosting open days and assessments in […]

Emirates orders 15 more Airbus A350-900s

Under the leadership of Chairman and Chief Executive HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates Airlines and Group announced plans to augment its fleet with additional Airbus A350-900 orders during the ongoing Dubai Airshow. This decision reflects the airline’s commitment to expanding its operational capabilities, particularly for long-haul routes up to 15 hours of […]

Emirates Invests $950 Million in New Engineering Facility at Dubai World Central

Emirates Airlines has announced a significant investment of $950 million to construct an ultra-modern engineering facility at Dubai World Central (DWC). This state-of-the-art complex, covering 1 million square meters, is poised to become the largest and most advanced airline-operated engineering facility globally. This investment not only enhances Dubai’s aviation infrastructure but also signals Emirates’ confidence […]

Emirates Expands Boeing 777X Orders to 205 at Dubai Airshow 2023

In a significant move at the Dubai Airshow 2023, Emirates has dramatically increased its Boeing 777X orders, bringing the total to 205 aircraft. This major order consists of 90 additional 777X aircraft, showcasing Emirates’ ongoing commitment to expanding and modernizing its fleet. The deal represents a significant vote of confidence in Boeing’s latest widebody offering […]

Emirates Records Highest Profit in History

In a stunning display of resilience, Emirates Airlines has not just recovered from the pandemic, but soared to new heights. The company has announced a record-breaking profit of AED 10.6 billion ($2.9 billion) for the financial year ending March 31st, 2023, making it the most profitable year in its history. This achievement stands as a […]

Emirates and Etihad Airways Sign Historic Interline Agreement

The United Arab Emirates witnessed a groundbreaking moment in aviation as its two main airlines, Dubai-based Emirates and Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways, signed a memorandum of understanding for a proposed interline agreement. This unprecedented cooperation between the carriers is set to enhance UAE tourism and offer passengers more options and flexibility. Emirates and Etihad Airways […]

Emirates Conducts First Demonstration Flight with 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

Emirates made history with its 1st demonstration flight using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) on a Boeing 777-300ER. The flight, commanded by Captains Fali Vajifdar and Khalid Nasser Akram, took off from Dubai Int’l Airport (DXB) and flew over the Dubai coast for over an hour. Adel Al Redha, Emirates COO, and Capt. Hassan Hammadi, […]

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Emirates Retrofit Program: First A380 Enters Service

Emirates has put its first refurbished Airbus A380 back into service. The airline’s $2 billion program (“Emirates Retrofit Program”) to update 120 A380s and 777-300ERs is expected to be finished in 2025. The first out of 120 aircraft that have undergone retrofitting has entered service today (06/01/2023) after undergoing extensive interior refurbishment. The fully renovated […]

Bahrain International Airshow 2022

Bahrain International Airshow 2022 – The Most Notable Moments

The sixth edition of the Bahrain International Airshow which was held from the 9th to the 11th of November has successfully ended with a number of business deals that were amicably closed, with about 100 exhibitors, and more than 50,000 international attendees. Let’s take a look at some of Bahrain International Airshow 2022’s main highlights. […]

Skytrax Reveals World Airline Awards For 2022

The “World Airline Awards,” often referred to as “the Oscars of the aviation industry,” and after being held virtually for the last two years, this year’s edition, “2022 World Airline Awards,” was held today, Friday the 23rd of September, under the organization of Skytrax, with airlines from all over the world attending at the venerable […]

Emirates & United Airlines Announce a Codeshare Agreement

On Wednesday 14th of September 2022, United and Emirates announced a historic commercial agreement that will expand each airline’s network and provide customers with easier access to hundreds of destinations in the United States and around the world. The announcement was made during a ceremonial event at the United Airlines hangar at Washington Dulles International […]

What Caused The Worst Incident in Emirates’ History?

On August 3, 2016, Emirates Flight EK521 was en route from Thiruvananthapuram, India, to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, when it crashed upon landing at Dubai International Airport. This was the worst incident in Emirates’ nearly 40-year history, resulting in the death of a firefighter and injuries to 32 passengers and crew members. What led to […]