Emirates SkyCargo Transports Emirates Team New Zealand’s Boat from Auckland to Bermuda

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has transported ‘New Zealand Aotearoa’ – Emirates Team New Zealand’s race boat – from Auckland to Bermuda in advance of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup sailing competition which will begin in late May 2017. Through this transport Emirates SkyCargo has once… Read the full press release

Travelport supports Emirates’ ongoing customer experience enhancements

Roll out uses Travelport’s merchandising technology to support Emirates’ ongoing customer experience enhancements to connect travelers to a world of travel choice Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform and Emirates have today announced the ability to select and pay for seats in advance according to the… Read the full press release

IATA: 2016 World Passenger Symposium, Dubai, 18-20 October

Distribution, Airport Processes, Onboard Connectivity Top Agenda at WPS GENEVA, 2016-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the 2016 World Passenger Symposium (WPS) will focus on key initiatives that are transforming the passenger experience. These include distribution and payments, airport processes, onboard connectivity, and baggage handling. The conference will… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport: Emirates to fly its A380 aircraft into Christchurch every day from October 30

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2016-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Christchurch Airport is welcoming today’s announcement Emirates will soon fly the world’s largest passenger aircraft into Christchurch every day from October 30. Chief Aeronautical and Commercial Officer Justin Watson says the addition of the A380 will offer those travelling in and out of the South Island a… Read the full press release

Travelport announces renewal of both its global full content and IT agreements with Emirates

New multi-year agreements for both IT solutions and enhanced distribution announced today Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2016-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ —Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has today announced the renewal of both its global full content and IT agreements with Emirates. The strengthened partnership will see Emirates offer Travelport connected agencies in 180… Read the full press release

Emirates wins its fourth World’s Best Airline award from Skytrax World Airline Awards

Scores a hat trick with World’s Best Inflight Entertainment and Best Airline in the Middle East awards DUBAI, U.A.E., 2016-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates was today named the World’s Best Airline 2016 at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards 2016, in addition to scooping up the awards for World’s Best Inflight Entertainment for a record 12th consecutive year,… Read the full press release

Emirates and Amadeus announce the renewal of their distribution agreement

Emirates continues to offer travellers choice, transparency and convenience by providing full content via all Amadeus channels MADRID, SPAIN, 2016-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and Amadeus today announce the renewal of their distribution agreement to ensure that the airline’s full inventory of fares and flights is made available to Amadeus-connected travel agencies and… Read the full press release

Emirates’ ice entertainment system awarded the ‘World’s Best Airline Inflight Entertainment’ at the 2015 SKYTRAX World Airline Awards for the 11th consecutive year

Additional award for Best First Class Comfort Amenities DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-7-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates continues its record-breaking streak for its ice entertainment system which has been awarded the ‘World’s Best Airline Inflight Entertainment’ at the 2015 SKYTRAX World Airline Awards for the 11th consecutive year.  The Skytrax World Airline Awards polled over… Read the full press release

Emirates launches its sixth destination in Pakistan and adds five additional weekly flights to Karachi

Airline to launch its sixth destination in Pakistan on 1 August; and five additional weekly flights to Karachi from 1 July New services to make Pakistan the fourth most highly served country in the Emirates network, as the airline marks 30 years of service to Pakistan DUBAI, UA.E. 2015-6-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates,… Read the full press release

Emirates to start daily service to Bologna, Italy from 3rd November 2015

Daily flights to Bologna from 3rd November 2015 DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-5-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has today announced plans to start a daily service to Bologna, Italy, from 3rd November 2015. The capital of the Emilia-Romagna region, Bologna will be Emirates’ fourth Italian destination bringing Emirates’ weekly flights to Italy to 56. Set to… Read the full press release

Emirates recognised with array of accolades at the Business Traveller Middle East 2015 Awards

Best Airline Worldwide, Best First Class, Best Economy Class, and Airline with the Best Cabin ‎Staff DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-5-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates’ innovation, investments in product, and customer service were recognised last night with an array of accolades at the ‎Business Traveller Middle East 2015 Awards. At the ceremony attended by over 350 industry executives,… Read the full press release

Emirates cabin crew team now crossing 20,000 staff

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-4-24 — /Travel PR News/ — This month, Emirates celebrates a milestone in its employee history, with its cabin crew team now crossing 20,000 staff. Instantly recognizable all around the world, Emirates cabin crew is a vibrant group that comprises over 135 nationalities and speak over 55 languages. Reflective of the cosmopolitan DNA of… Read the full press release

Emirates announces historic $9.2 billion deal with Rolls-Royce for Trent 900 engines and a long-term TotalCare package

Largest ever deal for Rolls-Royce – Trent 900 Engines and TotalCare package One of the largest ever export orders for a UK based company Deal marks Emirates’ ongoing investment in UK and Europe Significant investment in high value manufacturing and supply chain jobs throughout the UK and Europe London, UK, 2015-4-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates,… Read the full press release

Emirates increases its capacity to London Gatwick Airport with the introduction of second daily A380 service

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-4-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has launched a second daily A380 service to London Gatwick Airport. Due to passenger demand, Emirates has taken the decision to immediately upgrade its EK15/16 route that was previously operated by a Boeing 777. The A380 will add a… Read the full press release

Emirates adds 945 seats a week to Zurich with a second daily A380 service

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-4-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has announced a second daily A380 service to Zurich, adding 945 seats a week on the route, with 280 in First Class and Business Class. Commencing Thursday 1st October 2015, Emirates flights EK85/86, currently operated by a Boeing 777-300ER,… Read the full press release

Emirates to increase its capacity to Seychelles with larger Boeing 777-300ER from 1 June 2015

DUBAI, U.A.E.,2015-4-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people and places, is set to increase its capacity to the popular Indian Ocean Island of Seychelles, when it switches from the current Airbus 330-200 used on one of the two daily services to a larger Boeing 777-300ER from 1 June 2015. The introduction… Read the full press release

Harrison Ford narrated National Geographic’s “Living in the Age of Airplanes” showcased on Emirates award-winning ice entertainment system

Airline’s award-winning ice entertainment system showcases film narrated by Harrison Ford DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-4-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Yesterday Emirates airline, a global connector of people, places and passions, hosted the in-flight premiere of “Living in the Age of Airplanes,” a new film for IMAX ®, giant screen, digital and other specialty theaters, that celebrates… Read the full press release

Emirates now offers Wi-Fi at no or nominal cost on nearly half of its fleet

Wi-Fi connectivity at no or nominal cost on nearly half of Emirates’ fleet and on all of its A380s; personal mobile phone service on 75% of its fleet, in addition to in-seat email, telephone and SMS services on every aircraft. DUBAI, U.A.E, 2015-3-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates now offers free* Wi-Fi on 106 of… Read the full press release

Emirates celebrates the opening of its 37th dedicated lounge at Los Angeles International Airport

DUBAI, UA.E., 2015-3-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people and places, today celebrated the opening of its 37th dedicated lounge for First Class and Business Class customers as well as Platinum and Gold members of Emirates Skywards, the airline’s frequent flyer program, at Los Angeles International Airport. The Emirates Lounge at… Read the full press release

Emirates launches its Apple Watch app

First airline in the Middle East and African region to offer an app for the Apple Watch DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-3-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people and places, announced today the launch of its Apple Watch app. When the Apple Watch becomes available on 24 April, Emirates’ customers from around the… Read the full press release

Emirates partners with celebrity chef Silvena Rowe to create signature menu for its six Dubai airport lounges in celebration of Dubai Food Festival

DUBAI, U.A.E, 2015-2-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of its strategic partnership of the ongoing Dubai Food Festival, Emirates has collaborated with friend of the Festival and celebrity chef, Silvena Rowe, to create a signature menu for its six airport lounges in Dubai. Emirates’ premium customers can experience a customized menu of Chef Silvena’s… Read the full press release

Emirates’ Aircraft Appearance Centre successfully completed 157 projects in 2014

Emirates’ Aircraft Appearance Centre Installs more than 3 aircraft decals each week, completing 157 projects in 2014 DUBAI, UAE, 2015-2-16 — /Travel PR News/ — It was a busy year for the team at Emirates’ Aircraft Appearance Centre, who successfully completed more than three aircraft decal installations in an average week, bringing the total number of… Read the full press release

Emirates launches A380 services to Dusseldorf and Madrid

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-1-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, announced today the launch of A380 services to two European destinations: Dusseldorf and Madrid. For both cities, Emirates will be the first airline to operate a scheduled A380 service, offering an unmatched travel experience to business and leisure travellers… Read the full press release

Emirates to donate AED 5 million to the Tarahamu campaign for necessary supplies for over 1 million people affected by the snowstorm Huda

DUBAI, U.A.E, 2015-1-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates airline has announced that it will be donating AED 5 million the Tarahamu (Show Compassion) campaign. This is in response to widespread appeals to the public and private sectors initiated by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and further endorsed by His Highness Sheikh… Read the full press release

Emirates replaced Boeing 777 with Airbus A380 on its EK019/020 service between Dubai International Airport and Manchester Airport

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-1-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has announced that as of 1st February 2015, its EK019/020 service between Dubai International Airport and Manchester Airport, currently operated by a Boeing 777, will be replaced with an Airbus A380. The introduction of the second daily A380 means… Read the full press release

Emirates, Boeing and Another Joy Foundation to transport critically-needed blankets and sleeping bags to Iraq

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-12-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Airline and Boeing (NYSE:BA) partnered with a US-based non-profit organization, Another Joy Foundation, to transport a consignment of critically-needed blankets and sleeping bags on board the airline’s newly delivered Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range). This is the sixth time since 2009 that Emirates and Boeing have collaborated to transport… Read the full press release

Emirates announced third daily service to Birmingham Airport

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-12-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has announced a third daily service to Birmingham Airport, becoming the first airline to offer a direct First Class service to the region. Commencing Saturday 1st August 2015, Emirates flight EK41, operated by a Boeing 777-300ER, will depart Dubai… Read the full press release

Emirates expects this week to be its busiest of 2014, as travellers head home or abroad for the holiday season

Customers are advised to arrive to the airport early to avoid delays DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-12-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates expects this week to be its busiest of 2014, as travellers head home or abroad for the holiday season. Over 80,000 people will travel on 19 December with Emirates on over 240 flights, according… Read the full press release

Emirates gives travellers heading to Perth, Australia the opportunity to experience the Emirates Airbus A380

Airline’s first scheduled A380 service to Western Australia to launch on 1 May 2015 DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-12-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people and places will be giving travellers heading to Perth, Australia the opportunity to experience the Emirates Airbus A380 on the route for the first time, commencing 1st May… Read the full press release

Emirates announced more than 200,000 passengers have used its free onboard Wi-Fi since October this year

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-12-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 200,000 passengers have used Emirates’ free onboard Wi-Fi since October this year, taking advantage of the airline’s service to connect with family, friends or colleagues when they fly. On most Emirates A380s passengers can access 10MBs of free data, enough to send emails, blog, tweet, post on Facebook,… Read the full press release