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Emirates A380 continues to capture the imagination of travellers after 10 years of operations

Over 105 million passengers have experienced the Emirates A380 since 2008 Over 1.5 billion kilometres travelled, equivalent of 39,000 trips around the globe Aircraft is a customer favourite, playing a significant role in Emirates’ growth and network expansion Emirates is celebrating 10 years of A380 operations. Since its first flight to New York from Dubai on 1 August 2008, the&n...

Emirates touches down in Auckland via Bali

Emirates has launched a new daily service from Dubai to Auckland via Bali, reflecting increased interest in the attractive Indonesian island destination and improving connectivity to New Zealand. The new service offers global travellers a total of three daily services to New Zealand, complementing Emirates’ existing non-stop daily A380 service between Dubai and Auckland and its current da...

Emirates celebrates inaugural flight to London Stansted

Travellers now have a choice of 10 Emirates flights a day to 3 airports in London Emirates celebrated the inaugural flight of its new daily service from Dubai (DXB) to London Stansted (STN). The Emirates Boeing 777-300ER touched down just before 1400hrs local UK time yesterday, and marked London Stansted as the 7th airport in the UK from which Emirates operates. This brings to 10 the number...

Emirates and Formula 1® renew Global Partnership

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and Formula 1®, the pinnacle of motorsport, today announced they have renewed and expanded their partnership until the end of 2022. Emirates has been an F1 Global Partner since 2013, and the renewed agreement will see the airline enjoy an expanded branding and consumer activation presence at over 15 races on the FIA Formula One...

Emirates hits major IFC milestone with 1 million SITAONAIR-enabled Wi-Fi sessions in March

The world’s largest international carrier, Emirates, has surpassed a staggering one million Wi-Fi sessions in March, powered by SITAONAIR’s connected aircraft expertize. It represents a major moment for inflight connectivity (IFC), highlighting passengers’ demand for services that enable them to seamlessly maintain their digital lives, by streaming, chatting, enjoying s...

Emirates makes history with one-off A380 touchdown in Beirut

Arrival of A380 confirms readiness of airport to accommodate A380 operations The Emirates A380 touched down in Beirut today for a historic one-off service to Rafic Al Hariri International Airport (BEY), contributing to an aviation milestone for Lebanon and its hub airport. The landing demonstrated the airport’s readiness to accommodate the A380, the world’s largest commercial passen...

Emirates unveils more spacious Business Class seats on its Boeing 777 aircraft

The airline’s two-class Boeing 777-200LR features a 2-2-2 Business Class seat configuration First of these newly refurbished aircraft will operate to Fort Lauderdale from 6 March  Emirates has unveiled a brand new Business Class cabin and configuration on its Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, with new wider seats laid out in a 2-2-2 configuration for the first time. The airline ha...

Emirates firms up order for up to 36 additional A380s

Aircraft of choice to continue airline’s successful growth Emirates and Airbus firmed up an earlier Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and signed a contract for the 20 additional A380s with a further 16 options to be confirmed at a later date. The total agreement for 36 aircraft is valued at US$16 bn based on latest list prices. Deliveries are to start as early as 2020. The agreement wa...