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Executive travel: Smoothly conveyed to Florida on new Emirates service to Fort Lauderdale

Rosemary Behan  My journey on Emirates’ new 16-hour, 25-minute flight to Fort Lauderdale begins in Abu Dhabi at 11.30pm, when I’m picked up by the airline’s chauffeur service. The trip to Dubai International Airport is smooth, but unfortunately by the time I checked in online all the window seats were taken and I was allocated an aisle seat on the back row of a 42-sea...

Strata to use 3D printing for Etihad aircraft parts in project with Siemens

Abu Dhabi’s Strata has tied up with Siemens and Etihad ­Airways to develop the region’s first 3D printed aircraft interior parts. In the pilot project, Strata Manufacturing, owned by Mubadala, will develop 3D printed aviation parts for Etihad cabin interiors. Siemens is providing consultation on material selection, testing and process preparation. The parts will be made at...

Emirates to launch daily service to Newark via Athens

Emirates announced it will launch a new daily service from Dubai to Newark Liberty International Airport, via the Greek capital city of Athens, starting on 12 March 2017. The new route complements Emirates’ existing four daily flights between Dubai and New York’s JFK airport, by offering global travellers with another convenient access point to the popular New York Metropo...

Emirates Brings Daily A380 Service to Sao Paulo

Emirates, voted the World’s Best Airline in the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards, announced that it will operate the first ever scheduled commercial Airbus A380 flight to South America when it upgrades its Dubai (DXB) – Sao Paulo (GRU) service on March 26, 2017. Replacing the existing Boeing 777-300ER used on this route, the A380 service will mark the airline’s 10th year of o...

Is Emirates Airline Running Out of Sky?

In their fifth week of training, women hired as flight attendants at Emirates Airline spend a day in Dubai with Pamela Mizzi. A makeup artist from Malta who spent 12 years in the sky herself, Mizzi greets the students in a windowless instruction space about 20 feet across, lined on three sides by mirrors divided into vanities by bright roundels of light, like an old-timey dressing room....

Emirates A380 Returns to Narita, Japan

Emirates will resume its flagship A380 service between Dubai and Narita from 26 March 2017. This follows the airline’s recent A380 deployment to Moscow, and will take place after the upcoming launch of A380 services to Johannesburg. It will also coincide with the launch of A380 services between Dubai and Casablanca. Narita will join more than 40 destinations on Emirates’ extensive g...

Emirates receives first Rolls-Royce powered A380

Emirates, the world's biggest long-haul airline, has taken delivery of its first Rolls-Royce engine-powered Airbus A380 superjumbo and has resolved its dispute with the engine maker over a technical issue. The A380 jet arrived in Dubai on Thursday morning, two days after Airbus said it would delay the delivery of 12 A380s to the airline over the next two years. An Emirates spokeswoman to...

Emirates rounds off a year of growth with fleet and product milestones

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, rounded off another year of growth in 2016, underlined by fleet and network expansion, as well as customer focused product investments. Commenting on 2016, Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline said: “Consumer appetite for travel has remained resilient, despite socio-economic and political headwinds around the globe, and that...