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Emirates Welcomes its 100th A380 Aircraft with Celebratory Deals

Emirates Welcomes its 100th A380 Aircraft with Celebratory Deals

13 Sep 2017

Emirates will celebrate a milestone in aviation history when it welcomes the delivery of its 100th A380 aircraft later this year.  For a limited time only, Bahraini travellers can join in the celebration with special fares to South East Asia, Europe, Africa, Australia and North America. 

Bookings have to be made from 12 September to 21 September 2017, for travel between 15 September and 7 December 2017. Terms and conditions apply. 

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flydubai Reports Half-Year Results for the 2017 financial year

flydubai Reports Half-Year Results for the 2017 financial year

02 Sep 2017

flydubai has announced its Half-Year Results for the 2017 financial year and has reported total revenue of AED 2.5 billion (USD 689 million) an increase of 9.9% compared to the first six months of last year and a loss of AED 142.5 million (USD 38.8 million).  Historically, the trend for the second half has been stronger than the first half. 

Total revenue increased to AED 2.5 billion (USD 689 million) for the six-month period  Reports loss of AED 142.5 million (USD 38.8 million) for the... Read More
flydubai appoints JPA Design to design cabin interior

flydubai appoints JPA Design to design cabin interior

04 Apr 2017

Dubai-based carrier, flydubai, today announced that it has appointed international transport design specialist JPA Design to design the cabin interior for its new fleet of aircraft. The announcement was made at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg and marks flydubai’s continued commitment to further enhance its product offering and overall onboard customer experience.

flydubai, which operates a fleet of 58 Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft, placed an order for up to 100 Boeing... Read More

Etihad Airways wins Treasury Of The Year Award

Etihad Airways wins Treasury Of The Year Award

21 Mar 2017

Etihad Airways has been honoured with the 2016 Treasury of the Year award by Treasury Management International (TMI) for a string of achievements over the past 12 months. The annual TMI Corporate Recognition Awards, held in London, reflect achievements in treasury and finance policy, practice and innovation.

The Abu Dhabi-based airline’s treasury department was once again recognised for excellence in capital raising and to drive efficiency across the business.

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Emirates to Offer Services to Phnom Penh in Cambodia

Emirates to Offer Services to Phnom Penh in Cambodia

21 Mar 2017

Phnom Penh in Cambodia will be the latest destination Emirates will serve from July 1 this year*, with a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a two class configuration.

Outbound, flight EK388 will Depart Dubai at 0915hrs, and will arrive in Yangon at 1725hrs. It will then depart Yangon at 1855hrs, before arriving at Phnom Penh at 2125hrs.  The departure time of flight EK388 from Dubai seamlessly connects with a number of European services such as Paris, London, and Frankfurt.  On the return... Read More

Emirates launches daily passenger service to Newark via Athens

Emirates launches daily passenger service to Newark via Athens

14 Mar 2017

Emirates has commenced daily passenger service between Newark Liberty International Airport and Dubai International Airport, via Athens International Airport.

A VIP delegation and contingent of international media were aboard the inaugural flight, which carried passengers from Athens, Dubai and points beyond.

Newark becomes Emirates’ 12th US gateway, and is the second serving the greater Tri-State Area, complementing Emirates’ existing four daily flights from Dubai and John F.... Read More

Enter Emirates “Thanks a Million’ charity prize draw and spread miles of smiles!

Enter Emirates “Thanks a Million’ charity prize draw and spread miles of smiles!

09 Mar 2017

Get a chance to win one million Skywards Miles and donate a reason to smile in Emirates Thanks a Million charity prize draw. It only costs AED 20 to enter and could be your ticket around the world.

If you’re not sure how you’d spend a million Miles, take inspiration from over 150 destinations across Emirates airline’s network. Explore somewhere new and exotic or fly to your favourite destination over and over again – with one million Miles to spend, the choice is yours.

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Etihad Airways continues sustainability drive across fleet

Etihad Airways continues sustainability drive across fleet

07 Mar 2017

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has continued to make improvements in the fuel efficiency of its fleet, resulting in substantial reductions in carbon dioxide emissions and reinforcing the sustainability credentials of the airline. 

The airline’s dedicated fuel efficiency team drove numerous initiatives across all operational functions of the business, saving over 60,000 tonnes of fuel. This 2.5% improvement during 2016 amounts to nearly 190,000 tonnes... Read More

Etihad Airways and EgyptAir announce a new sign codeshare partnership

Etihad Airways and EgyptAir announce a new sign codeshare partnership

01 Mar 2017

WAM -- Etihad Airways and EgyptAir have announced a new codeshare partnership to be introduced in phases from today.

Under the initial phase of the agreement, Etihad Airways will place its ‘EY’ code on EgyptAir operated flights between Abu Dhabi and Cairo, while EgyptAir will place its ‘MS’ code on Etihad Airways flights between the two capital cities.

During the second phase, Etihad Airways will gain access to major cities across Africa on flights operated by EgyptAir via its... Read More

Enhanced Emirates A380 onboard lounge to launch at ITB Berlin

Enhanced Emirates A380 onboard lounge to launch at ITB Berlin

23 Feb 2017

Emirates, Skytrax’s World’s Best Airline 2016, will launch a series of new cabin products and enhancements in 2017 for both its A380 and Boeing 777 fleet.

The multi-million dollar cabin interiors upgrade programme includes an enhanced Onboard Lounge for its flagship Airbus A380 aircraft.

Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline said: “The A380 Onboard Lounge is hugely popular with our customers, and has become an iconic feature of Emirates’ A380 offering. Particularly on long-... Read More

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