Emirates named Best International Airline at the 2019 Sunday Times Top Brands Awards

  JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2019-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates was named Best International Airline in the Business category and came in second place as the Overall Favourite Brand in the business category, a Grand Prix award, at the 2019 Sunday Times Top Brands Awards. Results were announced at a private ceremony held at The… Read the full press release

Emirates’ old advertising billboards upcycled into hundreds of reusable bags for students in Lagos

LAGOS, NIGERIA, 2019-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In an effort to promote sustainable living and make a positive impact on local communities, Emirates gave its old advertising billboards in Nigeria a new purpose, transforming the PVC Flex material into hundreds of reusable bags. The advertising banners collected from Lagos and Abuja, were upcycled – the… Read the full press release

Emirates becomes the first airline outside America to receive approval for biometric boarding

Emirates successfully piloted biometric boarding at the departure gates of Emirates’ flights from Dubai to New York and Los Angeles throughout July and August. DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is once again pushing the boundaries of technology, becoming the first airline outside America to receive approval for biometric boarding from the U.S…. Read the full press release

Emirates partners with Rugby referee, Nigel Owens for “Emirates etiquette guide to Rugby World Cup 2019” campaign

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2019-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, Official Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2019 (RWC 2019), has teamed up with famous Welsh Rugby referee, Nigel Owens, to create a campaign to inform travellers what’s fair play and what’s foul play when flying – so we can all Fly Better! The campaign, “Emirates etiquette… Read the full press release

Emirates celebrates Oktoberfest with Bavarian specialties on board and in its airport lounges

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is serving its guests Bavarian specialties on board and in its airport lounges to celebrate Oktoberfest this year. From 21 September to 6 October 2019, customers between Dubai and Germany will be able to enjoy regional food and drinks in all classes of travel on board. Bavarian… Read the full press release

Dubai start-up Seafood Souq partners with Emirates SkyCargo for transparent and efficient sourcing of seafood

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Early on Friday, 6 September, a batch of salmon arrived in Dubai in the cargo hold of Emirates flight EK 28 from Glasgow. The shipment of Scottish salmon, destined for restaurants and consumers in the UAE, was the first that was being transported for Seafood Souq, a… Read the full press release

Emirates hosted variety of stars at the 2019 US Open

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates played host to a variety of stars at the 2019 US Open in The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, Queens in New York City. Global celebrities joined Emirates in the private hospitality suite and cheered on their favourite tennis players from… Read the full press release

Emirates announces new executive leadership appointments for its operational, commercial and international affairs functions

Roles span operational, commercial and international affairs functions Dubai, UAE, 2019-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced new executive leadership appointments for its operational, commercial and international affairs functions. Adel Al Redha is appointed Chief Operating Officer, Adnan Kazim is Chief Commercial Officer and Sheikh Majid Al Mualla is Divisional Senior Vice President,… Read the full press release

Emirates to serve authentic Onam dishes to celebrate the beginning of the Malayalam calendar

Onam sadhya will be served on all Kerala-Dubai flights from 1 September Dubai, UAE, 2019-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is celebrating the beginning of the Malayalam calendar with a burst of flavours, making it even more special for Keralites. From 1 to 13 September, the airline will serve authentic Onam dishes across all cabin… Read the full press release

Emirates’ inflight entertainment features a special edition cover with artwork created by Mawaheb artist Abdulla Lutfi

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates’ inflight entertainment (IFE) guide will feature a special edition cover with artwork created by Abdulla Lutfi, an Emirati artist represented by Mawaheb from Beautiful People. Meaning ‘talent’ in Arabic, Mawaheb is a Dubai-based art studio for adults with special needs, also known as ‘the determined ones’ following… Read the full press release

Emirates puts a spotlight on its own Emirati first officers to mark Emirati Women’s Day

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark this year’s Emirati Women’s Day, five talented and passionate Emirati first officers at Emirates airline helped put the spotlight on women in aviation, and the advancement of women in the UAE, by flying to five continents on the same day. Watch the video, released on Emirates’… Read the full press release

Emirates anticipates peak arrivals period in upcoming weeks

Airline ramping up services for hassle-free arrivals into Dubai for over half a million travellers Dubai, UAE, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel is expected to reach an all-time high in the upcoming weeks for Emirates, as the airline expects yet another busy period with travellers flocking into Dubai after the summer holidays and… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo presented with ‘Best Customer Airline 2018’ award for transporting the largest volume of air cargo from Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Award from MAB Kargo for highest air cargo tonnage at Kuala Lumpur Air cargo carrier sees 17% growth in cargo transported in one year Operated multiple cargo charters including a special flight for solar panels to Zambia Dubai/ Kuala Lumpur, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, was presented… Read the full press release

Emirates renews Emirates Lions Vodacom Super Rugby team title sponsor contract

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and Lions Rugby Company with EPS (Pty) Ltd. today (24 July 2019) announced the renewal of the Emirates Lions Vodacom Super Rugby team title sponsor contract, continuing a successful relationship that began in 2015. The new contract will continue for the next five years until 2024…. Read the full press release

Emirates unveils new Rugby Sevens A380 livery

Newest A380 livery dedicated to Dubai’s largest sporting and social event set to attract more than 100,000 rugby fans For the first time, Emirates will feature men’s and women’s rugby players on its aircraft First scheduled service with new livery took flight to Glasgow, Scotland –  one of the countries competing for rugby sevens glory… Read the full press release

Emirates launches new daily service from Dubai to Mexico City via Barcelona from December 2019

New route brings daily flight services between Spain and Mexico to cater to underserved demand Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates announced today (16 July 2019) its plan to launch a new daily service from Dubai (DXB) to Mexico City International Airport (MEX), via the Spanish city of Barcelona (BCN), starting on… Read the full press release

Flying solo marks new milestone for Emirates Flight Training Academy

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The big day had finally arrived, and Mohamed Al Dosari spent the morning in eager anticipation of the moment he would make history. As soon as he strapped himself into the Cirrus, his trained mind took over. He finished the pre-flight checks, taxied, accelerated and took off… Read the full press release

Emirates partners with world-renowned hotel providers to offer attractive summer rates to its passengers travelling to and through Dubai

Emirates has partnered with Accor, Armani Hotel Dubai, Emaar Hospitality Group and Marriott to offer attractive hotel rates to passengers travelling to and through Dubai this summer Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has partnered with world-renowned hotel providers to offer its passengers travelling to and through Dubai attractive summer rates in… Read the full press release

Emirates resumes flights to Khartoum, Sudan

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2019-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced that it will resume flights to Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, from 08 July, 2019. The daily service between Dubai and Khartoum, will once again provide both business and leisure travellers in Sudan, global connectivity through the airline’s network, particularly to destinations in the… Read the full press release

Emirates launches new four times weekly service to Porto

Porto becomes Emirates’ second destination in Portugal New flight provides direct access to the north of Portugal for global travellers PORTO, PORTUGAL, 2019-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has launched its new four times weekly service to Porto, its second destination in Portugal. The new service provides travellers from across Emirates’ global network with a… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo consolidated its leadership position in the global air cargo industry by winning five prestigious awards since the start of 2019

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates has won a number of international accolades since the start of 2019, in recognition of the outstanding quality of the air cargo services it provides to its customers. The air cargo carrier consolidated its leadership position in the global air… Read the full press release

Emirates launches double daily A380 services to Muscat

New service marks shortest A380 flights in the world, as airline brings flagship into more markets DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is giving travellers to and from Oman more choice, comfort and luxury with the first arrivals of its double daily A380 services to Muscat.  Flights EK 862 and EK 864… Read the full press release

Emirates adds seasonal fruits into its summer menus

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is refreshing its summer menus to incorporate seasonal fruits. With over 110 million meals served a year, Emirates chefs constantly create destination-inspired menus using fresh, seasonal ingredients that cater to a global palate. In the next two months, Emirates will launch a range of seasonal menu… Read the full press release

Emirates adds 46 flights to help facilitate travel for Hajj pilgrims

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be expanding its services to Jeddah and Medina with an additional 46 flights to help facilitate travel for Hajj pilgrims heading to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The flights will be operated between 27 July and 22 August to support the Hajj journey… Read the full press release

Emirates introduces eco-friendly paper straws on board

Eco-friendly paper straws have been introduced this month Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has made a network-wide commitment to reduce single-use plastics on board its aircraft. As of June 1st, eco-friendly paper straws have been introduced and all Emirates flights will soon be plastic straw-free. The airline has been working on… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo created growth opportunities for Krix

South Australian business has exported more than 300 cinema sound systems to the Middle East Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has created growth opportunities for Krix, a family-owned South Australian business specialising in cinema and home-theatre speakers. Partnering with Emirates SkyCargo has allowed Krix to… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo starts handling pharmaceutical cargo at a new purpose-built facility in Chicago

Air cargo carrier unveils purpose-built pharma facility at Chicago Pharma Corridors programme extended to 20 stations globally Dubai hub receives successful GDP re-certification Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Reinforcing its position as the global market leader for the air transport of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals, Emirates SkyCargo has significantly boosted its worldwide pharma handling… Read the full press release

Emirates announces the arrival of the Webb Ellis Cup in Tokyo

As Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2019™ Emirates will utilise its global reach to bring fans around the world closer to the game TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2019 (RWC 2019), is proud to announce the arrival of the Webb Ellis Cup in Tokyo. The… Read the full press release

Emirates starts A380 services between Boston and Amman for the summer season peak

First scheduled seasonal services commence for summer DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates’ first scheduled A380 services have just touched down in Boston and Amman for the summer season peak. The first scheduled A380 service landed in Amman on 1 June at 1555hrs local time and the second A380 service from Dubai… Read the full press release

Emirates transforms old advertising billboards into hundreds of reusable bags to celebrate World Environment Day

Embarks on an innovative recycling project for World Environment Day Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark World Environment Day, Emirates gave its old advertising billboards in South Africa a new lease of life, transforming the PVC Flex material into hundreds of reusable bags. In an effort to spread the message of… Read the full press release