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Etihad pilot makes history as UAE first female Emirati Captain in commercial aviation

Etihad Airways celebrated Captain Aisha Al Mansoori who has become the UAE’s first female Emirati Captain in a commercial airline. This is a significant milestone for aviation within the UAE and part of Etihad’s efforts to expand the roles of women in aviation, in particular the pilot community. The command upgrade ceremony took place at Etihad's Crew Briefing Centre in the pr...

Emirates reintroduces direct A380 services to Auckland & Kuala Lumpur from December

As travellers kick-start the search for their next holiday, Emirates is announcing that it will restore its non-stop A380 services to and from Auckland and Kuala Lumpur, starting from 1 December. The airline currently operates to both cities with a linked Boeing 777-300ER service, which makes a stop in Kuala Lumpur before continuing on to Auckland. The start of A380 flights will see both cities...

Emirates undertakes largest known fleet retrofit project

Emirates has kick-started its plans to upgrade the entire interior cabins of 120 Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 aircraft – two of the largest commercial aircraft types in service today.This ambitious project, representing a multi-billion dollar investment to ensure Emirates’ customers “fly better” for the coming years, officially commences in November and is managed entirely by...

Emirates flagship A380 to return to Perth’s skies from 1 December

From 1 December, Emirates will reintroduce its flagship A380 to Perth as part of the airline’s ramp up of services to Australia. The upgauge will increase Emirates’ seating capacity between its hub Dubai and Perth, with close to 500 seats available on each flight. EK420 from Dubai will depart at 02:45, arriving in Perth at 17:20 the same day while EK421 flight will depart from...

Emirates invites First Officers to let their careers take flight

Emirates is looking to recruit First Officers who meet the airline’s exceptional standards in safety, technical prowess and customer experience. Successful candidates can look forward to climbing new career heights with Emirates’ all wide-body fleet and ever-expanding global route network, and enjoy an excellent lifestyle in dynamic Dubai. For pilots, a future with Emirate...

Emirates launches Museum of the Future custom A380 livery

Emirates has revealed a new custom A380 livery dedicated to Dubai’s newest architectural icon and centre for pioneering concepts and ideas, the Museum of the Future. The first Emirates A380 (A6-EVK) to sport this exciting new livery, takes flight tomorrow to Los Angeles. As its nine other aircraft siblings roll out of the dedicated Aircraft Appearance Centre at Emirates Engineering &...

Emirates to launch NFTs and experiences in the metaverse

Emirates will soon launch NFTs and exciting experiences in the metaverse for its customers and employees. The airline, which has earned a reputation for its innovative products and customer-centric services, today unveiled its plans to build signature brand experiences in the metaverse, alongside both collectible and utility-based NFTs. The first projects are already underway, with launch anticipa...

Technoheaven announces strategic partnership with Emirates

Technoheaven announced a strategic partnership with Emirates airline. The new agreement will enable Emirates’ NDC (new distribution capability) content integrated into the Technoheaven platform, with NDC content being made available to its client community of travel agents, buyers and travel suppliers.  Technoheaven recently achieved NDC Level 4 certification...