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Emirates Launches new 777-200LR Business Class Cabin

Emirates has introduced a new Business Class cabin on its Boeing 777-200LR fleet.  The overhaul includes wider seats, each with a 23in personal in-flight entertainment screen, set out in a new 2-2-2 configuration.  Pitch has been set at 72in and the

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Emirates Signs A380 MOU

Emirates has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for up to 36 Airbus A380s, providing a major lifeline for the European manufacturer’s flagship programme.  The agreement comes just days after John Leahy, Airbus’ Chief Operating Officer – Customers, admitted production

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100 Not Out for Emirates

Dubai-based Emirates has welcomed the 100th Airbus A380 to its fleet.  The aircraft, registered A6-EUV (c/n 239), was handed over to the carrier during a special ceremony at the manufacturer’s Hamburg/Finkenwerder facility on November 3, which was attended by Sheikh

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Emirates and flydubai Deepen Ties

Emirates and low-cost carrier flydubai have built on their existing commercial ties with a new extensive partnership agreement. The two airlines, which are both owned by the Investment Corporation of Dubai but independently managed, will coordinate their network and schedules

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Boeing Sends Team to Dubai

Boeing has dispatched a technical team to provide assistance to officials investigating Wednesday’s incident involving Emirates flight EK521 in Dubai. Boeing 777-31H, A6-EMW (c/n 32700) was flying from Thiruvananthapuram in India to Dubai International Airport when it suffered what the

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No Fatalities in Emirates 777 Incident

All 282 passengers and 18 crew members survived a landing incident involving Emirates Boeing 777-31H, A6-EMW (c/n 32700) at Dubai International Airport, that saw the jet engulfed in flames. A video posted online shows the jet skidding down the runway

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Emirates Launches Second LAX Link & A380 Touches Down In Vienna

  Emirates is now flying twice a day between its Dubai International Airport hub and Los Angeles. The first service of flight EK217 departed the UAE on July 1 and was operated by Airbus A380-861 A6-EON, which wore a specially-designed

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Record-Breaking Emirates

The Emirates Group is in a celebratory mood after posting a record profit of AED8.2 billion ($2.2 billion) for the year ending March 31.  This marks a 50% increase over 2014/15, and is the Dubai-based company’s 28th consecutive year of

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Emirates’ New Home

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, has endorsed a $32bn expansion for Dubai World Central – Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) to ultimately accommodate more than 250mppa. 

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