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Emirates readies to recruit 5,000 cabin crew from six continents in 2024

Emirates celebrates the new year and the imminent arrival of its spanking new fleet of Airbus A350s with a global cabin crew recruitment drive with a difference. The 5,000 new joiners will ensure the airline’s commitment to offering the world’s best inflight experience maintains a steady course. The recruitment drive is designed primarily for those who will soon or have recen...

Emirates operated A380 demonstration flight with 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Emirates became world first airline to operate an A380 demonstration flight using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel. The flight took off from Dubai International Airport with one of four engines powered on 100% SAF, helping demonstrate its potential as a drop-in replacement that matches jet fuel’s technical and chemical requirements, while being a more sustainable alternativ...

Emirates announced significant investment for its future operations

Emirates concluded a week of significant investment announcements in its future fleet and capabilities, and inking new partnerships that signal confidence in what’s ahead. Emirates announced orders to grow its fleet and power the airline’s future growth plans in line with the Dubai Economic Agenda. Confirming an order for an additional 90 Boeing 777-9s, 777-8s, and 5 787...

Emirates signs agreements with Safran worth US$1.2 billion combined

Emirates and Safran announced a series of contracts worth over US$1.2 billion combined. This includes a US $1 billion deal for the latest generation Safran Seats for Emirates’ new fleet of Airbus A350, Boeing 777X-9 and existing Boeing 777-300 aircraft. The agreement includes Business, Premium Economy and Economy class seats for the Emirates Airbus A350, and Business, Premium...

Thales’ AVANT Up selected for Emirates’ 777X aircraft

Emirates will equip its Boeing 777X aircraft with Thales’ AVANT Up In-Flight Entertainment system. Deliveries are planned to begin in 2025. AVANT Up features Optiq QLED smart displays offering the best inflight entertainment solution for aviation with a system that responds to passenger needs and more, including: Cinematic 4K HDR to immerse passengers with more than a billion vibr...

Emirates completes first flights from Dubai powered by Shell Aviation SAF

Emirates’ flight EK 412 bound for Sydney on 24 October was among the first to operate with SAF. Shell has supplied 315,000 gallons of blended SAF for use at airline’s hub in Dubai. This first ever supply of SAF to Emirates in Dubai has enabled the airline to power a number of missions over the course of the last few weeks. The blended SAF supplied by Shell into the DXB a...

Emirates and Neste expand partnership for sustainable aviation fuel supply

Emirates and Neste expanded their partnership by solidifying their collaboration for the supply of over 3 million gallons of blended Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel in 2024 and 2025. SAF, which will be blended with conventional jet fuel, will be supplied over the course of 2024 and 2025 for Emirates’ flights departing from Amsterdam Schiphol and Singapore Changi airports. This&n...

Emirates & Shell Aviation sign agreement for SAF supply at airline Dubai hub

Emirates announced an agreement with Shell Aviation for the supply of over 300,000 gallons of blended SAF for use at the airline’s international hub in Dubai (DXB). The first SAF delivery under the agreement is expected to commence before the end of the year, making it the first time that SAF is supplied through the DXB airport fuelling system. The agreement is the latest step forw...