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Cairo joins the Emirates A380 network

Emirates will introduce a regular scheduled commercial A380 service to the Egyptian capital starting from 27 October 2019, four times a week. The only airline to operate a scheduled A380 service to Cairo, Emirates will replace the 777-300ER aircraft currently operating EK923 and EK924 on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with its flagship aircraft. Earlier this year, Emirates announced it...

New aviation experiences at Dubai Mall by Emirates

The larger goal of company is to excite visitors across all ages by delivering a memorable, tangible piece of Emirates and tell the brand story through unique experiences and innovative travel products. The Emirates A380 Experience, the region’s only public A380 flight simulator has now been relocated to the second floor of The Dubai Mall, adjacent to the Dubai Aquarium & Underwat...

Emirates first on-board for biometric boarding

Emirates is pushing the boundaries of technology, becoming the first airline outside America to receive approval for biometric boarding from the U.S. Customs Border Protection (CBP). Soon, customers flying from Dubai to any of Emirates’ 12 destinations in the U.S. will be able to choose facial recognition technology at the departure gates, reducing the time taken for identity checks to tw...

Emirates Skywards rolls out new partnership and special offers this summer

Members of Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, can use travel and shopping spends from their summer holiday this year to earn more Skywards Miles that can get them closer to their next dream getaway. Miles earned through Emirates Skywards special offers can be redeemed for flights on Emirates, flydubai and other partner airlines or can be used to acc...

Emirates Dubai Rugby Sevens A380 livery marking the flagship event’s 50th anniversary

Emirates has revealed a brand new livery dedicated to the milestone 50th staging of Dubai’s flagship sporting event, and one of the key tournaments on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens series. The new livery serves as a symbol of the airline’s commitment to the long-standing Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens and features a large scale version of male and female rugby players in...

Wi-Fi, mobile connectivity and Live TV over the North Pole, is it possible?

Do you think it is possible to have Wi-Fi, mobile connectivity and Live TV flying over the North Pole? The aswer is quite simple and positive with Emirates. Soon passengers bound for the US will soon be able to enjoy Wi-Fi, mobile service connectivity and Live TV broadcast, even when flying 40,000 feet over the North Pole and Arctic circle. Emirates has led the world with inflight conne...

World Chocolate Day with Emirates

Do you like chocolate? Do you like flying? Can you imagine that over 11 million pieces of fine chocolate and other chocolate treats fly on Emirates every year? This is real - every year, at least 11 million pieces of gourmet chocolate are sourced from around the world to be served in Emirates' premium cabins, in addition to a variety of chocolate desserts and treats in all classes. The...

Stadium in the Sky - Emirates ensures all flights to and from England screen football finals live

Emirates flights with Live TV will screen the UEFA Europa League Final on May 29 and the UEFA Champions League Final on June 1 live on the dedicated in flight sports channel, Sport 24. With two all-English finals, the airline has made special arrangements to ensure all the 23 Emirates flights operating to and from England during match times are equipped with Live TV....