All Emirates Airline articles – Page 9

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    Emirates to resume some flights on 6 April


    Emirates plans to resume flying a limited number of passenger services on 6 April, having received approval from UAE authorities. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of Dubai Civil Aviation as well as chairman and chief executive of Emirates, has tweeted that “these flights will initially carry travellers outbound ...

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    Emirates transfers all freighter operations to Dubai International


    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates is consolidating freighter operations at Dubai International from 1 April, suspending operations at the city’s Dubai World Central hub. Emirates is re-organising its freight network in response to the disruption from the coronavirus crisis. It says the decision to concentrate on Dubai International, the main passenger ...

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    Emirates to receive capital injection from Dubai government


    Emirates is to be given a capital injection by the Dubai government, to support the Middle Eastern airline in the aftermath of the coronavirus outbreak. The operator – which has a fleet of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s – has suspended passenger flights in line with United Arab Emirates restrictions, ...

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    Largest A380 operator Emirates suspends most passenger services


    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates is suspending most of its passenger operations from 25 March, but intends to continue freight services. Emirates has the world’s largest Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 fleets, and has been trying to maintain passenger flights for as long as it could, in order to ease passengers’ ...

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    Flawed firefighting preceded fatal Emirates 777 explosion


    Flawed firefighting tactics and inadequate accident site surveillance contributed to the sole fatality after an Emirates Boeing 777-300 crashed on the runway at Dubai during a failed go-around. While two initial foam vehicles – known as Fire 6 and Fire 10 – arrived at the scene of the accident within ...

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    Emirates 777 crash probe revisits pilot awareness of design logic


    Investigation of the Emirates Boeing 777-300 go-around accident in Dubai is likely to draw further attention to the issue of pilots’ awareness and understanding of aircraft system design logic. The crew attempted to abort the landing and activated the go-around switches, without realising that the aircraft had briefly touched down ...

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    Captain perceived ‘thermals’ before ill-fated Emirates 777 go-around


    Investigators have disclosed that an Emirates Boeing 777-300 captain perceived the aircraft had encountered a thermal updraught, and would not be able to land in the touchdown zone at Dubai, before an ill-fated go-around attempt resulted in the jet’s crashing on the runway. While it had already explained why the ...

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    Clark and Walsh to leave formidable legacies at Emirates and IAG


    The coming year will see the retirement of two huge names within the airline sector who have been at the heart of some of the global industry’s most significant developments: IAG’s Willie Walsh and Emirates Airline’s Tim Clark.

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    Gulf Air and Royal Jordanian suspend service to Iraq amid regional tensions


    The Kingdom of Bahrain’s flag carrier Gulf Air and Jordan’s Royal Jordanian Airlines say they have suspended service to Iraq after a sharp escalation of political tensions in the region.

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    Emirates airline president Clark to step down in June


    Long-serving Emirates airline president Tim Clark is to retire at the end of June 2020.

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    Emirates retains 777-8s in revised 777X order


    Emirates has explained that 11 of its Boeing 777X orders are subject to reconfirmation, following a revision of Boeing’s figures for the Middle Eastern carrier’s 777X commitments. The Dubai-based carrier had already cut its original order for 150 777Xs – comprising 115 777-9s and 35 777-8s – by 24 aircraft, ...

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    Emirates signs for 777X simulators from CAE


    Emirates has ordered two Boeing 777X full-flight simulators from flight training provider CAE, with the first expected to arrive in 2021.

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    PODCAST: Airline Business on Air Europa, Brazil, Emirates, Max


    The new edition of the Airline Business podcast is now available.

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    Tim Clark on the vital role the UK plays for Emirates


    Tim Clark, president of Emirates Airline, tells FlightGlobal ahead of his appearance at next month’s Airlines 2050 conference in London that the UK market is critical to the carrier’s current and future success.

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    Emirates shows restraint in latest order spree


    Emirates is renowned for its huge aircraft orders, and this year’s Dubai air show was no disappointment. But dig a bit deeper and it quickly becomes clear that the airline has actually been quite restrained in its spending.

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    Clark on how Emirates has adapted to changing conditions


    Tim Clark has spent literally half of his life steering – and subsequently leading – Emirates Airline on an incredible journey to become one of the world’s most successful, well-known and feared network carriers. 

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    Competition watchdog allows Emirates to exit Singapore-Brisbane


    The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) has given Emirates its approval to end its Singapore-Brisbane service.

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    The complex background to Emirates’ Dubai deals


    It has been an extraordinary two years for Emirates since the aerospace world last gathered in its backyard for the biennial Dubai air show.

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    Dubai air show Order Tracker


    It means the show ends with 298 order commitment announcements - less than half the level of deals announced two years ago, even if the Emirates tentative deal for 40 787-10s is stripped out of the 2017 figures. The majority, 231 aircraft, are firm orders - though many represent the ...

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    Emirates to take 30 787-9s and trims 777X deal


    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates has revised its previous tentative agreement for Boeing 787s, opting to take 30 of the 787-9 variant rather than the larger 787-10. Deliveries of the aircraft, worth $8.8 billion, will commence in May 2023 and continue for five years. The Dubai-based airline had originally indicated, two ...