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Emirates names Zurich as next A380 destination

service to start in January 2014 Emirates names Zurich as next A380 destination

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(eTN) – Dubai airline, Emirates, has just named Zurich as their next Airbus A380 destination, making the prospect of traveling to Switzerland’s banking city even more attractive.

Seychelles and Emirates work together to further boost tourist arrivals

Joint workshop for European tour operators held in Seychelles Seychelles and Emirates work together to further boost tourist arrivals

In a move to further boost arrivals to the archipelago, the Seychelles Tourism Board and Emirates held a joint workshop for European tour operators on May 28 at the Constance Ephelia Resort, ...

Seychelles and Emirates work together to assure sustainable hotel development

Public and private sectors meet for working visit Seychelles and Emirates work together to assure sustainable hotel development

Ministers Pierre Laporte (Finance, Trade & Investment), Rolph Payet (Environment & Energy), Alain St.Ange (Tourism & Culture), and Christian Lionnet (Land Use & Habitat) met this ...

JetBlue and Emirates to expand partnership agreement with bilateral codeshare

JetBlue and Emirates JetBlue and Emirates to expand partnership agreement with bilateral codeshare

NEW YORK and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - JetBlue Airways and Emirates, the Dubai-based international carrier and one of the world's fastest growing airlines, today announced intent to expand ...

Gulf carriers prepare for Boeing's 777X jets

Emirates, Qatar Airways expected to be among first customers for Boeing's latest offering Gulf carriers prepare for Boeing's 777X jets

DUBAI, UAE - As they prepare to buy Boeing's new 777X jet, Gulf airline giants Emirates and Qatar Airways are warning that Boeing must avoid the mistakes of the 787 Dreamliner, which cost ...

Emirates to up its Bangkok and Hong Kong frequencies

Emirates Airline Emirates to up its Bangkok and Hong Kong frequencies

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

Emirates, Dubai’s award winning airline, has announced that come October travelers from the airline’s East Africa destinations Entebbe, Nairobi and Dar es Salaam will have more choices when ...

Emirates one-off A380 visit to Mauritius precursor to regular flights?

Airline president wants to see regular flights between Dubai and Mauritius Emirates one-off A380 visit to Mauritius precursor to regular flights?

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - The Mauritius tourism industry may well have reasons to smile, after Emirates President Tim Clark indicated on the sidelines of the world’s largest tourism trade show, the ITB in Berlin, ...

Emirates and Seychelles renew Memorandum of Understanding

promoting seychelles throughout the Emirates network Emirates and Seychelles renew Memorandum of Understanding

MAHE, Seychelles – Emirates, one of the world’s fastest-growing airlines, and the Seychelles Tourism Board have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding which aims at jointly promoting the ...

Emirates Airlines expects 2013 revenue to rise 20 percent

Emirates to buy more A380s if there is space at its hub to accommodate them Emirates Airlines expects 2013 revenue to rise 20 percent

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai's Emirates Airlines said Sunday its year to March 2013 income is seen rising by 18 to 20 percent, as the emirate officially opened the world's first concourse ...

Growing number of UAE visitors in Seychelles

New tourism initiative in the Middle East Growing number of UAE visitors in Seychelles

Seychelles has been seeing the number of visitors from the UAE grow in numbers.

Emirates reacts fast to British Airways withdrawal in Tanzania

Aims to capture sudden available market share Emirates reacts fast to British Airways withdrawal in Tanzania

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - While many in Tanzania are still struggling to come to terms with the announced withdrawal of British Airways (BA) from the skies over Dar es Salaam – the airline last week confirmed ...

Emirates suspends all flights to and from Damascus

Emirates airline stops Syria service Emirates suspends all flights to and from Damascus

Dubai's Emirates has suspended its flights to and from Damascus until further notice, the airline said in a statement on its website on Thursday.

Emirates supports Seychelles Carnival for 3rd year running

International Carnival de Victoria Emirates supports Seychelles Carnival for 3rd year running

Emirates Airline will support the Seychelles International Carnival of Victoria for the third year running. The event will take place in the archipelago in February 2013.

Tourism Australia and Emirates announce joint marketing agreement

Tourism Australia and Emirates Tourism Australia and Emirates announce joint marketing agreement

EMIRATES and Tourism Australia have agreed to spend $14.3 million over the next three years to promote Australia overseas.

Emirates, Qatar and Etihad are forces to be reckoned with

Gulf carriers causing mischief again Emirates, Qatar and Etihad are forces to be reckoned with

LONDON, England - Trust the carriers of the Persian Gulf to cause mischief again.

Winning partnership between Emirates and Seychelles

working hand in hand towards a common goal Winning partnership between Emirates and Seychelles

Emirates Airlines announced that it is a winning partnership they have with the Seychelles Tourism Board, and they have repeated that they consider it a successful partnership as well.

Seychelles on the receiving end of 2 more Emirates flights

12th flight starts December 3 Seychelles on the receiving end of 2 more Emirates flights

MAHE, Seychelles - In a move to support the tourism sector of the Seychelles, Emirates, one of the fastest-growing airlines in the world, will introduce two additional flights to the archipelago ...

Emirates launches daily nonstop Dubai-Washington service

Emirates Airline Emirates launches daily nonstop Dubai-Washington service

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Emirates launched its daily non-stop service from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Dubai (DXB) today.

Qantas and Emirates announce new global aviation partnership

Qantas Teams Up With Emirates Qantas and Emirates announce new global aviation partnership

SYDNEY, Australia - Qantas and Emirates today announced a new global aviation partnership that will give their customers a seamless Australian and international network, exclusive frequent flyer ...

Emirates Airline launches new dynamic between Brazil and Seychelles

Opening the South American market Emirates Airline launches new dynamic between Brazil and Seychelles

A new dynamic in relationship has been launched in Brazil between Emirates Airline and the tourism destination of the Seychelles, whose Minister responsible for Tourism was in Brazil to open the ...

Emirates and JetBlue announce codeshare agreement

JetBlue and Emirates Emirates and JetBlue announce codeshare agreement

NEW YORK and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - JetBlue Airways and Emirates, the Dubai-based international carrier, today announced a codeshare agreement to connect the carriers' networks via New ...

Executives discuss tourism while in Berlin

Emirates, King of Travel and Seychelles executives meet Executives discuss tourism while in Berlin

Thierry Antinori, the Executive Vice President - Passenger Sales Worldwide for Emirates; Alain St.Ange, the newly-appointed Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture; and Johnny Rohregger, the ...

Emirates takes delivery of 1000th Boeing 777 jet

Emirates Airline Emirates takes delivery of 1000th Boeing 777 jet

Dubai: Emirates, the world's biggest customer of twin-jet Boeing777s, on Saturday celebrated the unveiling of the 1,000th Boeing 777 during a special event at the manufacturer’s plant in ...

Young Seychellois designs carnival float for Emirates

10-year-old wins drawing competition Young Seychellois designs carnival float for Emirates

Emirates today announced that the design of its float for the “Carnaval International de Victoria 2012” will be inspired from the sketch of 10-year-old Hilary Denousse from Bel Eau Primary ...

Abu Dhabi goes after Indian tourists

Abu Dhabi wraps-up India road show with full house Abu Dhabi goes after Indian tourists

Abu Dhabi is gearing up to attract a growing number of Indian visitors, with the number of tourists leaving the Asian country’s shores reckoned to reach 20.5 million by 2015.

Abu Dhabi Authority for Tourism and Culture established

Abu Dhabi Tourism Abu Dhabi Authority for Tourism and Culture established

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in his capacity as the Ruler of Abu Dhabi, has issued a law establishing the Abu Dhabi Authority for Tourism and Culture.

Gulf carriers biggest threat to African aviation

Gulf airlines expanding across African continent Gulf carriers biggest threat to African aviation

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

Two East African aviation sources have of late once again expressed their concern, that the onslaught of Gulf-based airlines will eat into their traffic shares and reduce and dampen growth ...

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