Emirates 2018: 192,000 flights and 59 million passengers
Emirates carried over 59 million passengers on more than 192,000 flights in 2018.
“We had our challenges in 2018, however, we continued to maximize opportunities by deploying our capacity to best serve customer demand, keeping a close watch on our costs, utilizing technology to improve business performance, as well as developing more customer-centric products and services to provide our passengers with greater choice. Our customers remain at the heart of everything we do, and our continual investments in the business will be the foundation on which we will build our future growth and continue to deliver solid results,” said Sir Tim Clark, President of Emirates Airline, about the achievements of 2018.
Emirates operates 274 aircraft traveling more than 908 million kilometers around the globe in 2018.
Emirates extended its partnership with flydubai to expand access to its customers to a combined network of 206 unique points. During the year Emirates also announced a new codeshare agreement with Jetstar Pacific and enhanced its commercial strategic partnership with South African Airways. Emirates hit two fleet milestones in 2018, celebrating 10 years of A380 operations in August, and taking delivery of its last Boeing 777-300ER, its 146th in December.