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Emirates-sponsored “Stars on Board” offers Arab fans a memorable voyage

The airline flew music enthusiasts to enjoy live concerts and exclusive performances Emirates carried thousands of fans from around the world to be part of a unique musical voyage with the “Stars on Board” 2017 cruise which took place onboard the Royal Caribbean Cruise ship Freedom of the Seas.       Sponsored by Emirates, the star-studded entertainment c...

Emirates A380 Colombo flight marks a milestone

An Emirates  A380 superjumbo landed at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) Katunayake on Monday, helping Sri Lanka and the airport to achieve an aviation milestone. Sri Lanka’s minister of transport and aviation Nimal Siripala de Silva was at the airport to greet Abdul Hameed Abdul Fattah Kazhim Al-Mulla, the UAE Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Emirates' senior vice pr...

The Emirates A380 Touches Down in Nice

Emirates operated its inaugural A380 service to Nice Cote d’Azur International Airport, marking the introduction of the iconic double-decker on the route. Passengers on today’s flight represented travellers from countries across Africa, Australasia, the Middle East and South Asia. Replacing the existing Boeing 777-300ER used on this route, the A380 will serve the strong customer dem...

Emirates’ new First Class product to be unveiled in November

Emirates has confirmed it will unveil its new first class suite at the Dubai Air Show in November. The product will debut on a new B777-300ER aircraft, and will be configured 1-1-1, with a total of six suites in the cabin. This compares to the current B777 first class layout of eight suites in a 1-2-1 configuration. Emirates says the new B777-300ER will also “boast a range of other new...

Emirates to launch third daily Brisbane service

Emirates announced it will introduce a third daily service to Brisbane, Australia from 1 December 2017, complementing Emirates’ existing two daily services. The direct service, to be operated on a B777-200LR aircraft with eight seats in First Class, 42 in Business Class and 216 in Economy Class, will increase capacity on the route by 3,724 seats a week, inbound and outbound between Brisba...

Emirates to offer a taste of private yacht living

Flyers who enjoy the onboard luxury of a private yacht will soon be able to feel right at home on Emirates A380 flights. The airline will debut its new A380 Onboard Lounge at the Infinite Possibilities stand in its home-base of Dubai at the 2017 edition of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) that runs from April 24 to 27. Inspired by private yacht cabins, each seating area on Emirates’ A38...

Emirates announces A380 service to the French Riviera, adds Monaco transfers by helicopter

Emirates announced the launch of a daily A380 service to Nice, gateway to the French Riviera and Provence. The daily A380 service will start on 1st July 2017, just in time for the beginning of the summer holiday season. After Paris, Nice becomes Emirates’ second destination in France to welcome the iconic double decker, further stimulating demand for travel to the region. Nice is currentl...

Emirates evaluates innovative winter weather technology

Emirates has started field-testing an innovative decision support technology that allows it to better manage operations, safety and environmental performance in the face of extreme and disruptive winter weather. Working with Vaisala, a market leader in environmental and industrial measurement services based in Finland, Emirates has rolled out testing of the CheckTime decision system for winter wea...