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Before the Airbus A380 and Boeing 777, What Did Emirates fly?

The story of Emirates’ fleet begins much humbler than the image of the vast hub carrier it’s known as today. Commencing operations in October 1985, Emirates’ initial flights to Karachi and Mumbai were on a much smaller scale, utilizing an Airbus A300 and a Boeing 737-300, both loaned from Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). This marked […]

Emirates is The World’s First Airline to Fly an A380 Demonstration Flight Using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Emirates has set a new benchmark in aviation sustainability by becoming the world’s first airline to operate an Airbus A380 demonstration flight entirely on 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). This flight took off from Dubai International Airport (DXB), signifying a major step towards environmentally responsible aviation. The flight, powered by one of four engines running […]

Dubai Airshow 2023 Final Recap

The Dubai Airshow 2023 has concluded after being a focal point for major aviation deals, with several airlines and lessors announcing significant orders with leading manufacturers like Airbus, Boeing, and ATR. While the initial days of the airshow were bustling with activity and big announcements, the latter part of the event entered a quieter phase. […]

Boeing Forecasts for Dubai Airshow 2023: Demand Of 3K Aircraft in Middle East

As the 2023 Dubai Airshow draws near, all eyes are on the latest industry predictions, particularly the Dubai Airshow 2023 Forecasts from Boeing. This eagerly awaited event, starting Monday, promises to be a focal point for the aviation sector, offering insights into future trends and significant aircraft deals. Boeing has reaffirmed its 2023-2042 Commercial Market […]

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Emirates Celebrates 20 Years of Service in New Zealand

Emirates, the Dubai-based airline, is celebrating its 20th anniversary of service in New Zealand. The airline began its inaugural flights to Auckland on August 2, 2003, with two flights, one via Sydney using a Boeing 777-300ER, and the other via Melbourne using an Airbus A330. Since then, Emirates has continued to grow its presence in […]

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Emirates and Arsenal Extend Partnership Until 2028

Emirates, the Dubai-based airline, has renewed its partnership with English football club Arsenal until at least 2028. The two have enjoyed a successful collaboration since teaming up in 2006, and the four-year extension will see Emirates continue as the English Premier League’s longest-running shirt sponsors. Strengthening the Partnership The announcement came on the eve of […]

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Emirates A380 Causes Flight Delays at London Gatwick Airport Due to Technical Fault

An Emirates Airbus A380 with registration number A6-EUN caused flight disruptions at London Gatwick Airport (LGW) on July 11, 2023, due to a hydraulic failure upon landing. The flight, EK9, had departed from Dubai International Airport (DXB) earlier that day and was carrying 408 passengers onboard. The aircraft stopped abruptly on the runway, causing the […]

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Emirates Launches Dubai-Montreal Flights, Expands Canada-UAE Market

Emirates has launched its new service between Dubai and Montreal, making it the third Middle East airline to serve the Canadian city, following Qatar Airways and Royal Air Maroc. The new route was made possible by the loosening of the Canada-UAE bilateral air service agreement, which controls market access. As a result, Emirates has also […]

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Qantas and Emirates Partnership Renewed: What it Means for Customers and Competition

Qantas and Emirates have been given the green light by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to continue their partnership. The authorization was first granted over a decade ago and was renewed in 2018, with the latest decision extending the partnership for another five years. The ACCC has proposed a draft determination that the […]

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Emirates Rolls Out Commercial Management Rotations Across Outstations

Emirates has announced a series of commercial management rotations across its outstations in West Asia, Central Asia, Indian Ocean, and East Asia. The move is part of the airline’s strategy to place UAE talent in commercial roles and strengthen its presence in key markets across its network. Rotation of Commercial Team Members Effective from 1 […]

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 SkyCargo Strengthens Fleet with Boeing 747-400 Freighters

In a strategic move, Emirates SkyCargo bolsters its fleet by leasing two Boeing 747-400 freighters. This step is part of the larger plan to amplify the SkyCargo division’s capacity and set unique precedence by being an operator of both the 747 and the Airbus A380. Boeing 747-400 Freighters: The Pillar of Resilience Despite the evolution […]

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Emirates Signs Tourism Agreements to Boost Travel to Morocco and Zimbabwe

During the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) event held on May 02 in Dubai, Emirates, a prominent airline, signed two Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with the governments of Zimbabwe and Morocco. These agreements aim to boost tourism in both Northern and Southern Africa and were signed to enhance cooperation between the parties involved. Partnership with Morocco […]

Emirates Boosts Flight Frequencies for Eid Travel

As Eid Al Fitr approaches, Emirates boosts flight frequencies to cater to the surge in demand across the GCC and Middle East. With over 110,000 passengers expected and 38 additional flights across six cities, the airline is set to provide a seamless and enjoyable travel experience. Join us as we delve into the festive offerings […]

The Rise of Emirates: Where They Came from and Where They are Now

Emirates airlines is one of the largest airlines in the world, carrying 60 million passengers in the year of 2019. To put that into perspective, that’s as if every single person in the country of Italy decided to fly Emirates. But, from a nation which has only recently rose to the point it is in, […]

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Fly Further with Emirates & United Airlines’ Codeshare Partnership for Enhanced Travel Options

On March 30th, Emirates and United Airlines began their codeshare partnership, which will provide passengers with better connectivity options when flying between the US and the Middle East. The partnership was announced six months ago with the goal of increasing interlining activities and establishing a codeshare agreement between the two airlines. Enhancing Customer Offerings The codeshare partnership […]

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Emirates Adds New Aircraft for Flight Training Academy (EFTA)

Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA) has announced the addition of a new aircraft type to its fleet. The airline will incorporate the Diamond DA42-VI, a twin-engine trainer airplane, into its flight school’s training program. EFTA has ordered three of these planes and plans to acquire more in the future. The DA42-VI is known for its […]

Emirates Successfully Runs a Boeing 777 Engine on 100% SAF

The aviation industry is constantly searching for ways to reduce its environmental impact, and Emirates is at the forefront of this effort with its latest ground test. The airline has successfully demonstrated that their Boeing 777-300ERs can safely operate using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), a major milestone for sustainable air travel. Not only does […]

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Emirates to Offer High-Speed Inflight Broadband on 50 New Airbus A350s

Emirates, the Dubai-based airline, has announced that it will equip 50 of its new Airbus A350 aircraft with high-speed, inflight broadband powered by Inmarsat’s GX Aviation. This new agreement will significantly improve the passenger experience with enhanced connectivity and greater global coverage, even on flights over the Arctic. The Airbus A350s will be the first […]

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Boeing 777X Has Returned to the Skies Following Issues with the GE9X Engine

Boeing has resumed flight testing of its 777X airframe after Boeing and GE worked on issues with the GE9X engine reported last month. Since December 17, N779XW has been flying and has finished three days of testing from its base in Seattle. Let’s learn more. What happened to the 777X? On November 30, Boeing temporarily […]

Brilliant or Burden | Is the A380 useful or a gimmick?

The A380 is the world’s only fully double-decked aircraft, but as the pandemic left many airlines retiring them, this brings us the question, are they actually worth all the hype? Size and Capacity Everyone knows that the Airbus A380 is the world’s largest commercial aircraft, meaning it can carry the most passengers. It can carry […]

Airlines of the World; “Fly Emirates, Fly Better” Emirates Airline

As we continue our series on airlines, we’ll cover Emirates Airlines, the biggest airline in the Middle East. IATA: EK, ICAO: UAE Part 5; Emirates airline: Emirates is one of the United Arab Emirates’ two flag carriers (the other being Etihad). The Emirates Group, which is owned by the government of Dubai’s Investment Corporation of Dubai, […]

Is this the revival of the big birds?

Only a bit more than a year ago, in May 2021, the shocking news was all around the portals. It seemed that the A380 was coming to an end of its short life as many airlines seemed unhappy with the performance and the issues caused by the pandemic. In my opinion, looking back, it was […]

Have you ever heard of the fifth-freedom-flight?

What does fifth-freedom-flight mean? Fifth-freedom-flight means guaranteeing the right to fly between two foreign countries, this is when the plane starts or terminates its flight from its home country. This means that the plane can fly over two foreign countries as long as its home country is part of this long route, either in landing […]

Airbus delivers last A380

On December 16th Airbus delivered its last ever A380 (MSN 272), to its largest A380 customer: Dubai-based carrier Emirates. 251 A380’s have been delivered between 2007 and 2021, with the aircraft flying across the globe and gracing the skies of numerous countries. However with the largest operator being the airline that has arguably done the […]

Recap of Dubai Airshow 2021 Day3

On the third day of the great Dubai Air Show 2021, there are many agreements between many very well-known air manufacture and airline companies. Also, new deals are made to widen the aviation world in many ways and make different cooperation between worldwide airline carriers companies. On the third day of the great Air Show […]

Recap of Dubai Airshow 2021 Day 1

The Dubai Airshow, which last took place in November of 2019, has returned this year and is taking place right now from Sunday, November 14th to Thursday, November 18th. The Dubai Airshow is one of the largest aviation events in the world and is held every two years. The event is an opportunity for numerous […]

The Emirates First Class Experience — A Whole New Level of Luxury

Emirates claims the title of the World’s Best Airline. Fittingly, the First Class cabin on Emirates Airlines is nonetheless a prestigious and luxurious flying experience – even being called the “hotel in the sky”. Emirates continues to surprise us in every way possible. From complete entertainment systems and gourmet meals to spas at 30,000 ft., […]

Future of A380

Airbus company wanted to respond to the B747 – queen of sky, so it tried to make a better one. On 27th of April, 2005, do you know what happened? A380 made its first flight. This new plane turned out to be a revolution for the aviation industry, especially since it has unique qualities – […]

Emirates A380 updates

Emirates has recently welcomed their first of the three Airbus A380’s which will be joining up with the carrier’s operations this month. One of them will be featuring the premium economy product. Carriers within the Gulf region have been famous for not being fans of having premium economy seats on their aircraft, instead, they prefer […]

Emirates to launch flights to Israel in 2021

The normalisation of UAE/Israel relations took the world by surprise and with companies looking to capitalise on this new opportunities the Dubai carrier, Emirates is the next company looking to connect the two countries.

IS THE A380 FINALLY RETURNING TO OUR SKIES?

On the 24th of June 2020 Emirates announced that it would be restarting A380 flights to Paris Charles De Gaulle (CDG) and London Heathrow (LHR) on the 15th of July.With the majority of the A380’s either grounded or being put into and early retirement it looked like there was no future for the aircraft.However news […]

Emirates Boeing 777X

At the Dubai Airshow in 2013, Emirates placed the largest order in the 777 order books for 150 Boeing 777-8 and -9’s. However, we don’t know too much about the aircraft so in this article we’ll be taking a look at what we do know and what Emirates management have said regarding the aircraft.