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Emirates unveils brand new cabins for its Boeing 777 fleet

Game-changing, fully enclosed private suites in First Class inspired by Mercedes-Benz Completely refreshed look, meticulous design details, new seats and materials feature in multi-million dollar upgrade across all cabins Emirates has unveiled completely refreshed interiors for its Boeing 777 aircraft, including its highly anticipated new First Class private suites. With floor to ceiling...

Emirates welcomes 100th A380 to its fleet

Celebrates milestone delivery in Hamburg, reaffirms commitment to A380 programme Emirates chairman highlights positive impact of Emirates’ A380 operations on aerospace manufacturing, aviation industries and consumer experience Emirates today celebrates the milestone delivery of its 100th Airbus A380 aircraft at a special ceremony with Airbus at the manufacturer’s delivery ce...

Emirates to receive 100th A380 aircraft in November

Emirates, the world’s largest A380 operator, is set to receive its milestone 100th A380 aircraft on 3rd November.   Over 80 million passengers have flown on the superjumbo in the nine years since it first joined Emirates’ modern fleet. Today, Emirates flies the A380 to over 45 destinations spanning Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas. Everywhere...

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...