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Emirates Airline signs new sponsorship deal with New York Cosmos

Emirates Airline has signed a sponsorship deal with the most famous name in US Major League Soccer - the revived New York Cosmos.

Emirates adds property development to its fast growing aviation empire

Emirates Airline is adding property development to its fast expanding aviation empire as it hires thousands of cabin crew, pilots and engineers.

Emirates signs five-year deal to sponsor French Open tennis tournament

DUBAI, UAE - Emirates Airline has signed a five-year deal to sponsor the French Open tennis tournament, the Dubai carrier has announced.

Emirates to sign sponsorship deal with Real Madrid

DUBAI, UAE - Dubai's Emirates airline is set to sign a shirt sponsorship deal with Real Madrid worth up to 30 million euros (Dh144 million) a year, the latest high profile sports investment by the Mid

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 South

Emirates to restart service to Libya after 18-month suspension

The largest carrier in the Middle East, Dubai-based Emirates Airline, will re-start flights to Libya in October after suspending them for almost 18 months due to violent unrest and chaos in the coutry

Emirates introduces A380 on Amsterdam route

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - Emirates Airline is now deploying the world’s largest passenger aircraft on the route between Dubai and Amsterdam, making the Dutch capital city its 19th A380 destination.

Qantas mulls partnership with Emirates

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Australia’s biggest carrier Qantas confirmed on Thursday that it’s in talks with Emirates and other airlines for potential alliance to help revive its struggling in

Emirates to serve JFK with twice daily A380 flights

NEW YORK, NY - Emirates Airline is set to become the first airline in the world to serve a U.S. city with a second-daily A380 service.

Emirates Airline embarking on major expansion

DUBAI, UAE - Emirates Airline said it is embarking on a major expansion of its route network with three additional destinations to be launched in the next six months, on top of the 12 new routes alrea

Dubai’s Emirates Airline ready to invest in India

Emirates Airline's chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoumis announced that the carrier is open to investments in India.

Emirates to launch Dubai-Lisbon flight in July

DUBAI, UAE - Emirates will start flights to Portugal's capital city Lisbon from July 9, the airline said in a statement.

Emirates hires banks to arrange loan for aircraft financing

DUBAI, UAE - Emirates airline has hired three Dubai banks to arrange a 1.9-billion dirhams ($517.3 million) Islamic loan facility to finance three aircraft, the chief executive of one of the banks con

Emirates acquires one of the biggest online travel agents in UK

Dnata, the holidays and baggage handling arm of Emirates Airline, has bought control of one of the biggest online travel agents in Britain.

Boeing, Emirates announce order for 50 777-300ERs

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Boeing and Dubai-based Emirates Airline today announced an order for 50 Boeing 777-300ERs (Extended Range) plus options for an additional 20 of the popular twin-aisle com

Boeing begins work on 1,000th 777

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing workers today began assembling the 1,000th 777. The airplane is a Boeing 777-300ER (extended range) model. It will be delivered to Dubai-based Emirates Airline in March 2012.

Emirates to add 87 aircraft to its current fleet

DUBAI – Dubai government-owned Emirates Airline, which is hoping to raise new debt, plans to have a total of 235 aircraft by 2017, adding 87 aircraft to its current fleet, as it expects more demand

Emirates to link Africa to South America

(eTN) - Come January 2012, according to a source at the Kampala office of the airline, Emirates will offer daily connections from their East African destinations, via Dubai, to Rio de Janeiro and then

Airlines to be represented at 2011 Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria

The Seychelles national carrier, Air Seychelles, and Emirates airline have confirmed that they will both be participating in the 2011 Seychelles "Carnaval International de Victoria," due to be held in

Emirates is the only airline to offer daily flights between Spain...

MADRID, Spain - Emirates announced a frequencies increase in its daily flights between Dubai and Seychelles up to 10 weekly flights from March 28, 2011 on.

Dubai may sell stake in its crown jewel– Emirates Airline

Dubai could offer a stake sale in its most prized asset – Emirates Airline – under plans to reduce the emirate’s debt, the director general of the Dubai Ruler's Court is reported as saying.

Emirates Airline criticized over air turbulence incident

Kochi, India - The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has criticized Emirates Airline for the manner in which the pilot and other officials handled Dubai-Kochi flight that suffered air turbulen

Seychelles Tourism Board says Gerard Payet was misguided in saying –...

SEYCHELLES - Gerard Payet had a letter published in the Seychelles Nation that insinuated that the country was “putting all our eggs in one basket.” The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has reacted

Aviation news: source says Emirates likely to place order with Boeing...

Boeing Co., the world’s second- biggest commercial-jet maker, is set to win an order from Emirates Airline at the Farnborough Air Show, according to two people familiar with the agreement.

Emirates to stop flying A380s to NY

The Dubai-based Emirates Airline will stop flying its Airbus A380 superjumbo jets currently operating its daily flight route to New York’s JFK airport, and instead will replace it with the Boeing 77

Delay in UAE airline: the drag but not headwind

Based in Abu Dhabi, Etihad Airways, the UAE’s national carrier, had been waiting for a fleet of new wide-bodied long-haul jets in order to boost the airlines’ expanding global network.

Emirates Airline receives first Airbus A380

ABU DHABI - The Dubai-based Emirates Airline Monday received its first Airbus A380 at the European aircraft manufacturer's Jurgen Thomas A380 Delivery Center in Hamburg, Germany.

When a Dubai sheikh speaks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (eTN) - Dubai’s Emirates Group - comprising Emirates Airline, Dnata and subsidiary companies – continues to weather the storm despite the world’s worst crises, said His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, chairman and chief executive of Emirates Airline and Group during the recent the World Travel & Tourism Summit (WTTC)’s Global World Travel & Tourism S

Airline recruiters turn people away

MOST aspiring cabin crew applicants who turned up to the Emirates Airline open day at the Sheraton Fiji Resort on Saturday were disappointed after being turned away.Of the more than 2000 young people who flocked to Denarau in the hope of securing jobs, only 900 people were able to hand in copies of their curriculum vitae to the two recruiters.