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Emirates joins IATA Turbulence Aware Platform, becomes first airline to integrate flight data for real-time accuracy

Emirates joined IATA Turbulence Aware Platform. It will also be the first airline to integrate the IATA platform within the latest version of Lido mPilot, the mobile navigation solution from Lufthansa Systems. Bringing these platforms together offers a wealth of data, combined with new technologies that make up-to-the-minute, highly accurate turbulence information and forecasts available...

Emirates announces first 9 destinations to join its A350 network

Emirates announced first set of destinations to be served by its A350 aircraft entering service in September 2024. With 10 new A350s expected to join the Emirates fleet by 31 March 2025, the airline plans to deploy its latest aircraft type to 9 destinations in the coming months, offering customers its latest signature cabin experiences. These first 10 Emirates A350 aircraft will off...

Emirates adds SAF on flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Emirates has commenced the activation of its fuel agreement with Neste this month at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Over 2 million gallons of blended SAF will be supplied into the fuelling system at Schiphol Airport over the course of 2024. The airline will track the delivery of SAF into the fuelling systems and environmental benefits using standard industry accounting methodologies. Emirates&rs...

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...