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International flights: Status check on airlines' operations as countries lift Covid-19 lockdown

August 03, 2020 2:07 pm

International Flights Resumption: Flight operations have resumed in Europe, Mexico, the Caribbean, and some Pacific island nations while India has formed air bubbles with US, Germany and France

Emirates to lay off more pilots, cabin crew on Wednesday, says report

June 10, 2020 1:36 pm

An Emirates spokeswoman declined to comment beyond the airline's statement on Tuesday that some employees had been laid off.

Covid-19 pandemic: Emirates announces new dress code for staff

April 21, 2020 10:34 pm

Emirates, the flagship carrier of Dubai said that all cabin crew, boarding agents and ground staff that will be in direct contact with passengers will be wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) which includes a disposable gown over their uniform, gloves, masks and a safety visor.

Coronavirus: Dubai carrier Emirates reverses passenger flight suspension

March 22, 2020 10:33 pm

In the Middle East, airlines have lost more than $7 billion in revenue as of March 11, according to the International Air Transport Association.

Emirates eyes more seats on Dubai-India route; hopes restart of bilateral rights talks between govts

June 03, 2019 12:03 pm

Emirates launched flights to Delhi and Mumbai from Dubai in 1985. Currently, it flies to nine Indian destinations -- Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram -– with more than 170 weekly flights.

Here's why Emirates-Etihad tie-up may be the deal of the decade

September 24, 2018 9:40 am

According to people familiar with the discussions, executives at the two companies have been quietly laying plans to create what would be the world’s biggest airline by passenger traffic.

Emirates to discontinue 'Hindu meal' from in-flight menu

July 04, 2018 1:23 pm

In a statement, the airlines said the Hindu passengers will still be able to pick between vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals from a host of dishes tailored according to local tastes.

UAE says Qatari jet fighters intercepted civilian flights

January 16, 2018 7:39 am

Qatar said the allegation, reported by the UAE's state news agency WAM, was intended to divert attention from what it said were violations by Emirati military aircraft of its airspace.

You have to see this: Emirates unveils uber luxury first class suites for complete privacy

November 14, 2017 11:57 pm

The new uber luxury suites have been designed and created in partnership with Boeing. Details of the interiors have been created along with major seat manufacturers Rockwell Collins, electronics leaders Panasonic, Jacques Pierre Jean Design Studio as well Teague, an industrial design team from Seattle.

Emirates orders 40 Boeing 787 Dreamliners for $15.1 billion

November 12, 2017 8:08 pm

Emirates, the largest carrier in the Middle East, is also the world's biggest client for Airbus 380 superjumbo jets with 100 planes. It has firm orders for another 46 jets.