September 9, 2021| 612 0

Emirates resumes more routes

Emirates has announced that it will be restarting services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from September 11 and St Petersburg from October 8, 2021. The resumption of these services builds on Emirates’ growing global footprint, the continued lifting of entry restrictions as well as demand recovery across the airline’s network. From October 8, flights …

July 3, 2021| 613 0

Emirates Resumes Fifth Freedom Flights To Mexico City

The Dubai-based UAE flag carrier Emirates resumed today its flights to Mexico City after more than one year due to the COVID-19 crisis. This route was one of the last Emirates inaugurated before the pandemic started in early 2020, but not without some controversy. Let’s investigate further. Emirates is back Earlier today, a Boeing 777-200 registratio …

April 13, 2021| 474 0

Emirates President: The Larger The Hub The Better

Across much of the airline industry, there is a conflict between passengers and airlines. Passengers want fast point-to-point travel. But many airlines like funneling passengers via hubs. There, the airlines can fill up planes and try to extract maximum bang for their buck. Emirates is a classic example of a hub airline The dubai-based Emirates is a …

March 23, 2021| 967 0

Airbus A380 Operators: Which Airlines Are Left?

As airlines plan their future after a tough year, there is one aircraft type going missing: the Airbus A380. Several carriers have announced the superjumbos retirement in recent months, leaving its future in jeopardy. So what airlines are left operating the A380? Are they currently in service? Let’s find out. Emirates Starting with the airline with t …

March 15, 2021| 447 0

Most Of Emirates’ Boeing 777 Fleet Is Now Flying Again

While Emirates had a difficult 2020, the airline has already begun its recovery. The carrier is flying all but two of its 777s, which means 151 are currently in the sky. While the A380 remains largely grounded, the 777 has become the key aircraft in the fleet. Back in the sky In an interview with Arabian Business, Emirates’ President Sir Tim Clark ta …

March 15, 2021| 446 0

Emirates Increases Partnership With TAP Air Portugal

Dubai-based Emirates and Portuguese national flag carrier TAP Air Portugal have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to increase the scope of their current codeshare partnership. In a statement released by Emirates today, it says that customers of both airlines will benefit from seamless connectivity on many new routes across the Americas, No …

March 7, 2021| 470 0

Emirates Boosts Cairo With Second Daily Airbus A380 Flight

Citing high passenger demand, Dubai-based Emirates airlines announced that starting from today, it would be offering a second daily Airbus A380 flight from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Cairo International Airport (CAI) in Egypt. When making the announcement on Twitter, the Gulf carrier said it would be placing a second Airbus A380 aircraft …

March 6, 2021| 493 0

Will There Ever Be A Bigger Passenger Plane Than The Airbus A380?

The Airbus A380 has had a difficult last few years, starting with the program’s cancellation in 2019. Then, in 2020, the drop in demand caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic led to many of the type being put into storage, or even retired. But has the world moved onto smaller aircraft forever, or will we see such large aircraft again in the fut …

March 5, 2021| 372 0

What Will It Be Like To Fly On The New Boeing 777X?

Despite various delays to its production, the Boeing 777X is a highly-anticipated aircraft. The type reflects the trend towards twin-engine long-haul aircraft, as carriers increasingly favor their efficiency over the capacity of four-engine giants. That said, the stretched-fuselage 777-9 variant is set to overtake the 747-8 as Boeing’s, and indeed …

February 26, 2021| 452 0

Emirates Will Return To Sao Paulo – Only For Connecting Passengers

Having temporarily suspended its service connecting Dubai to Sao Paulo, Brazil, Emirates will now resume the service starting today. However, the flights will only be available for those with onward connections. Emirates partially resumed the route earlier this month but only in one direction for those traveling to Sao Paulo. Half suspended, half op …

February 25, 2021| 607 0

Emirates Looks To Digital COVID-19 Test Verification

Emirates has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) to implement digital verification of COVID testing and vaccination. The move comes amid a sharp rise in cases across the UAE since the new year, with the scheme expected to go live in the coming months. Emirates and Dubai Health Authority will co-ordinate e …

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