Emirates News

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

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

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.


Sponsors' World Cup woes

Sponsors face 80 pct higher cost vs 2006 World Cup and even the developing world sponsors' debut a crisis looms large.

UAE says Qatari jet fighters intercepted civilian flights

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

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

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.


Passengers sue Boeing 777-300 for 2016 Emirates crash in Dubai

United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority earlier this month determined there were no mechanical problems leading up to the incident. A spokesman for Boeing declined to comment on the lawsuit, noting the litigation is pending.

Emirates, flydubai partner to fly across 200 destinations

The partnership includes code-sharing, network collaboration, coordinated scheduling, and alignment of frequent flyer programmes. Both airlines will however continue to be managed independently. The partnership will be rolled out over the coming months.

Emirates airline says profits are up amid lower oil prices

The Dubai government-owned airline says revenue, however, fell by four per cent to $23.2 billion, mostly because of a stronger US dollar that impacted currency exchange.

Watch: Emirates crew perform a Bollywood-inspired dance at Eden Gardens

The video shows the Emirates crew direct the audience on how to celebrate a six, four and wicket, using umpire-like gestures, but a Bollywood-ised version of it.