All Emirates Airline articles – Page 2

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    Emirates A380 crew heard ‘abnormal noise’ on approach before slat damage found


    French investigators have yet to ascertain the cause of damage to an Airbus A380’s slat assembly, discovered after the aircraft arrived at Nice. The A380, operated by Emirates, had been conducting an approach to Nice’s runway 04L following a service from Dubai on 18 August. Investigation authority BEA states that ...

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    Boeing stretches 777-8 passenger jet to match freighter’s fuselage


    Boeing has increased the fuselage length on the 777-8 passenger jet, bringing it into line with the freighter variant.

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    Emirates aims to cut catering waste with pre-order service


    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates is aiming to cut food waste by offering a pre-order service for on-board catering. The airline is to introduce the service initially in the business-class cabin on flights between Dubai and the three main London airports from 25 July. It will enable passengers to select meal ...

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    Emirates offers VIP charter flights with Phenom from Dubai


    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates is introducing a regional charter service with Embraer Phenom 100 business jets out of Dubai’s Al-Maktoum airport. The airline is offering the Phenom for on-demand flights to destinations within the Gulf region, including those outside of the Emirates network. Emirates says the four-seat aircraft provides privacy, ...

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    Clark reiterates plea for A380neo


    Emirates Airline chief Sir Tim Clark has repeated his call for Airbus to develop a re-engined A380neo, believing the addition of a next-generation powerplant could deliver fuel-burn savings of up to 25%.

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    Are airlines in a demand and revenue ‘sweet spot’ – and is it ending?


    There is no doubt that many of the discussions at this week’s IATA AGM reflected continued optimism about the airline industry’s exit from the Covid-19 crisis. But there was also a lack of clarity on what comes next.

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    Clark says DWC terminal would enable Emirates to reach ‘critical mass’


    Emirates airline president Tim Clark believes the potential opening of a passenger terminal at Dubai World Central airport would enable the Dubai carrier to achieve a step-change in its growth.

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    Emirates president does not see Riyadh Air as competitive threat


    Emirates president Tim Clark does not see Riyadh Air as a competitive threat, arguing the start-up’s focus will be on serving Saudi Arabia as it embarks on a huge transformation of its economy.

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    Emirates looks at A350, 777-9 and 787 as it plans fresh orders


    Emirates is planning to order more widebody jets as it looks to growth and replacement of its Airbus A380s and Boeing 777-300ERs in the next decade.

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    Emirates to recycle catering utensils through closed-loop process


    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates is embarking on a recycling initiative to re-use plastic catering equipment through a local facility. Emirates says the initiative will cover old or damaged plastic trays, meal dishes, bowls and other utensils. They will be brought into a ‘closed-loop’ system through which they are recycled into ...

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    Nigeria tops list as blocked airline funds rise nearly 50% in year


    The airline industry has seen blocked funds rise by nearly 50% in the past 12 months, posing an increasing risk to connectivity, according to IATA.

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    Flydubai enhances UAE-Canadian links with Air Canada codeshare


    Closer air transport ties between Canada and the United Arab Emirates are being further tightened with a codeshare agreement between Air Canada and Flydubai. The two sides have increased co-operation with Emirates opening a new route to Montreal – its second service to Canada – and Air Canada’s cargo division ...

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    Emirates surges back to profit


    Profits at Dubai-based Emirates Group have soared to record levels for the year ended 31 March 2023, hitting Dhs10.9 billion ($3 billion), reversing two consecutive years of pandemic-driven losses.

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    Emirates creates $200m sustainability fund as chief warns on decarbonisation pace


    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates is creating a $200 million fund to accelerate research into reducing commercial aviation’s carbon impact. The Dubai-based airline is warning that the sector needs more effective options to decarbonise. Its sustainability fund is focused on engine, fuel and energy concepts. “It’s clear that, with the current ...

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    Emirates returns to 747 freighter operations to lift SkyCargo capacity


    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates is wet-leasing a pair of Boeing 747-400 freighters to lift capacity for its SkyCargo division. Their introduction – a return to 747 operations after an absence of several years – illustrates the Dubai-based operator’s “confidence” in the cargo market, it states, and provide “immediate” increased capability ...

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    Emirates and Etihad tighten ties with interline aimed at UAE tourism


    Middle Eastern carriers Emirates and Etihad Airways are to forge a closer co-operation through an interline agreement giving travellers greater flexibility when flying into and out of the United Arab Emirates. Under the agreement passengers will be able to purchase a single ticket allowing inbound flight to either Dubai or ...

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    Emirates to open services to second Canadian city


    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates is to complement its Canadian service to Toronto with a new route to the city of Montreal from July. It will operate daily from Dubai, using 354-seat Boeing 777-300ERs configured in three classes – including eight first- and 42 business-class seats. The airline says Canada and ...

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    ‘A real pity we can’t do more’: Emirates’ Clark laments ‘vexing’ India-Dubai seat caps


    Emirates president Tim Clark has again urged Indian authorities to lift a cap on seat numbers for flights to and from Dubai, amid growing travel demand and increasing competition from Indian operators. 

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    A380 first to carry Emirates’ revised livery design


    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates has unveiled a new standard livery for its fleet, which primarily features a modified version of the United Arab Emirates flag design on the fin. The latest livery is the third iteration of the Dubai-based airline’s colour scheme, and includes changes to the wing fences and ...

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    Emirates prepares for A350 and 777X training with new simulator centre


    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates is preparing for the introduction of its Airbus A350 and Boeing 777X fleets with a new pilot-training facility in Dubai. The facility, to be sited next to its current training centre, is scheduled to open in March next year. It will have six full-flight simulator bays ...