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News: Dubai Airshow 2017: Emirates places $15bn Dreamliner order with Boeing

Boeing and Emirates have announced a commitment to purchase 40 787-10 Dreamliners at the 2017 Dubai Airshow. The deal, including airplanes and related equipment, is valued at $ 15.1 billion at current list prices. Emirates is the world’s largest Boeing 777 operator and will be the first to receive the new 777X in 2020. In selecting the 787-10, Emirates complements ...

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News: Emirates overcomes rising oil price to see profits rise in first half of financial year

The Emirates Group has announced steady revenue growth and a rebound on profitability compared to the same period last year in half-year results for 2017-18. The figures come in spite of the continuing downward pressure on margins, a rise in oil prices, and other challenges for the airline and travel industry.  The Emirates Group revenue was AED49.4 billion (US$ 13.5 ...

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REVEALED: Emirates’ BEST ever business class seats (and there’s even afternoon tea!)

The first photos have been released of the business class section in Emirates’ 100th Airbus A380. The seat was unveiled during a delivery ceremony held in the German headquarter of aircraft company Airbus in Hamburg. Emirates has long been renowned for its top quality service, having been ranked fourth this year in Skytrax’s ranking of the world’s best airlines. However, ...

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News: Emirates welcomes 100th Airbus A380 to fleet

Emirates today celebrates the milestone delivery of its 100th Airbus A380 aircraft at a special ceremony with Airbus at the manufacturer’s delivery centre in Hamburg. Emirates chairman Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum officiated the ceremony. He was joined at the event by Tim Clark, president Emirates Airline; Tom Enders, Airbus chief executive; Dominic Horwood, Rolls-Royce, director – customer and services; Ali ...

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WATCH: Emirates plane SWERVES as it touches down on runway after tricky crosswind landing

Video captured at Dusseldorf airport showed the stomach-churning moment an A380 landed in extreme crosswinds.  The Emirates plane bounced around in the air as it descended closer to the runway.  But the real show for spectators came once the aircraft had touched the tarmac.  Bouncing down on its back wheels, the huge plane swerved to one side and then the ...

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News: Emirates announces first flydubai codeshare routes

Following the commencement of their partnership, Emirates and flydubai today announced that Emirates will expand its network to 29 flydubai destinations across three continents. The new partner network, through its codeshare, will offer greater frequency and easier access to more global destinations with the advantage of connecting baggage to the final destination.  Passengers can book from tomorrow on, through ...

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