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Decade of Emirates’ A380 at Heathrow

Emirates is celebrating 10 years of Airbus A380 operations at London’s Heathrow Airport. The first scheduled service from Dubai by the superjumbo was on December 1, 2008. Since then, the airline says it was carried more than 12.3 million passengers

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Airliner World – December Edition Preview

Hello and welcome to the preview of our December edition, on sale NOW! In this edition we join Virgin Atlantic for a demonstration flight with a difference and take an exclusive look at the innovative ethanol-derived ‘drop-in’ jet fuel being

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Half Century for the Emirates A380

Emirates has expanded the network of destinations served by its flagship A380 aircraft with the launch of new scheduled services to Hamburg and Osaka/Kansai. The upgauge bears additional significance as they represent the 49th and 50th A380 destinations for the carrier.

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Edinburgh Welcomes New Emirates Service

This week marked the launch of Emirates’ new service linking Dubai and Edinburgh. To celebrate the occasion, a traditional Scottish bagpiper and ceremonial water cannon salute welcomed the maiden flight EK023, A6-EGC (c/n 35596) as she touched down in the

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Emirates 777-200LR Reconfiguration

Emirates Engineering has completed the reconfiguration of a second Boeing 777-200LR at its facilities in Dubai. The conversion of the aircraft from a three- to a two-class cabin was completed in just 35 days, 20 days quicker than the first

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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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Dubai: Emirates Orders 787-10

Emirates kicked off the Dubai Airshow with a bumper order for 40 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners.  The deal, including associated equipment, is valued at $15.1bn at current list prices.  Under the terms of the agreement Emirates has the ability to switch

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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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