Emirates’ baggage operation in its Dubai hub earns IATA 753 compliance certification

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has been awarded IATA 753 compliance certification for its baggage operation in its home base of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The certification underlines the carrier’s capabilities to diligently track bags that flow through its Dubai hub for departing, arriving and connecting customers. IATA Resolution 753 requires airlines… Read the full press release

Emirates Skywards teams up with the ENTERTAINER to launch its own Emirates Skywards GO app

Emirates Skywards GO gives members 2-for-1 dining and wellness offers in over 20 cities Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Skywards, the loyalty programme of Emirates airline, has partnered with the ENTERTAINER to launch its own Emirates Skywards GO app for members. The app is a mobile travel companion that offers members access… Read the full press release

Emirates inaugurates new five times-a-week service from Dubai to Santiago, Chile via Sao Paulo

Dubai, 2018-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has today (06 July 2018) launched a new, five times-a-week service from Dubai (DXB) to Santiago International Airport (SCL), via the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo (GRU), marking the airline’s first arrival in Chile. On board the inaugural Boeing 777-200LR flight, which was welcomed at both Sao Paulo and… Read the full press release

Emirates adds extra flights to Jeddah and Medina from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Hajj

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be operating extra flights to Jeddah and Medina to help facilitate travel for pilgrims heading to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Hajj. Emirates will be operating 33 additional flights to Jeddah and Medina from 6 to 31 August to support the journey… Read the full press release

Emirates becomes the first airline to introduce web VR technology on its digital platform; introduces 3D seat models on emirates.com

The technology gives customers an immersive 3D 360 degree view of Emirates’ aircraft interiors Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has introduced 3D seat models on emirates.com, becoming the first airline to introduce web virtual reality (VR) technology on its digital platform. The 3D seat model is a visualisation engine that displays an… Read the full press release

Emirates to deploy its A380 double-decker on a special one-off service to Islamabad on 8 July 2018

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ —Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, announced today (3 July 2018) that it will deploy a one-off A380 service to Islamabad on 8 July 2018. The airline’s iconic double-decker will make its inaugural arrival in Islamabad on a special flight EK2524/EK2525. The A380 flight will depart Dubai on… Read the full press release

Emirates Skywards becomes the loyalty programme for both Emirates and flydubai

Award-winning Emirates Skywards to become the loyalty programme for both airlines from 01 August 2018 DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based carrier flydubai has announced, today (July 1, 2018), that the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates airline, Emirates Skywards will become the loyalty programme for both airlines. This strategic move builds on… Read the full press release

Emirates celebrates 25 years of operation in Muscat with the arrival of its A380

Emirates celebrates 25 years of operation in Muscat with the arrival of its A380 – one of the shortest A380 flights in the world Operation confirms readiness of new airport for A380 operations Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirates A380 touched down in Muscat earlier today (01 July 2018) for a… Read the full press release

Emirates to serve complimentary ice cream to all its customers at Dubai International Airport this summer

Dubai UAE, 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer travel season, Emirates is serving complimentary ice cream to all its customers at Dubai International Airport. Ice cream cups will be given out at the Terminal 3 departure and transit areas from 15 June to 31 August for customers travelling from or through Dubai. The ice… Read the full press release

Emirates to operate 24 extra flights between Dubai and Jeddah during the busy Umrah season

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be boosting its flights to Jeddah during the busy Umrah season. The airline will operate 24 extra flights, adding more than 10,000 additional seats between Dubai and Jeddah from 12 June to 24 June. The additional flights will be serviced by the Boeing 777-300ER. Emirates’… Read the full press release

Emirates increases capacity to five flights per week between Luanda and Dubai

Connection between Dubai and Luanda increases to five flights per week, and daily from 2018 winter schedule DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates announced today it will reinstate two weekly flights between Luanda and Dubai, increasing capacity to five flights per week between the two cities, starting from 1 July 2018. Customers… Read the full press release

Emirates launches special fares to Santiago

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Ahead of its 5 July launch, Emirates is offering special fares to Santiago.  Travellers from the UAE can book special fares on all Economy and Business Class travel starting today until 18th June 2018 for travel between travel between 5th July 2018 and 31st January 2019. Economy… Read the full press release

Emirates to deploy Airbus A380 serving the Dubai-Osaka route

Daily A380 service effective 28th October – two of three Japanese gateways will be served by the iconic Airbus flagship DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, will introduce regular scheduled commercial Airbus A380 services to Osaka (KIX) in Japan on 28 October 2018*. The deployment of the double-decker… Read the full press release

Emirates Engineering successfully accomplished the first complete replacement of landing gear on Emirates Airbus A380 aircraft

Dubai, UAE, 2018-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Engineering has successfully accomplished the first complete replacement of landing gear on A6-EDF, the first Emirates Airbus A380 aircraft to have its entire landing gear system replaced at one time. Comprising five sets of landing gear – two under the wings, two under the body, and one… Read the full press release

Emirates introduces the first scheduled commercial Airbus A380 service to Hamburg

Daily A380 service effective 29th October – first and only airline with scheduled A380 operations at Hamburg Airport – all German Emirates gateways served by the iconic Airbus flagship DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, announced today that it will introduce the first scheduled commercial Airbus A380… Read the full press release

Emirates offers its signature Ramadan service for customers during the holy month

The airline will mark Eid Al Fitr celebrations on board with sweets for customers Dubai, UAE, 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will commence its signature Ramadan service for customers during the holy month, expected to begin on May 17th. Emirates’ Ramadan service consists of specially crafted iftar meals on board, relevant programming on its ice inflight… Read the full press release

Emirates renews and expands partnership with Formula 1

DUBAI, U.A.E, 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and Formula 1®, the pinnacle of motorsport, today announced they have renewed and expanded their partnership until the end of 2022. Emirates has been an F1 Global Partner since 2013, and the renewed agreement will see the airline enjoy an expanded branding and… Read the full press release

Emirates marks its 25th anniversary of service in Dammam

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, is celebrating its 25th anniversary to Dammam. Originally operating two flights a week, Emirates now flies four times daily between Dammam and Emirates’ hub in Dubai. Since the start of the Dammam service in 1993, the airline has carried more than 3.8… Read the full press release

Emirates extends its global marketing agreement with Mauritius and Seychelles Tourism Boards

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced its renewed support to Mauritius and the Seychelles by extending its global marketing agreement with the respective Tourism Boards of the two countries. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed at the 2018 Arabian Travel Market, by Orhan Abbas, Emirates’ Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations… Read the full press release

Emirates launches a new service which allows customers to check in for their flights from anywhere in Dubai

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has introduced Home Check-in, a new service which allows customers to check in for their flights from anywhere in Dubai. The service is available for customers across all classes travelling on Emirates flights. The new service enables Emirates passengers to complete the security check and check-in from… Read the full press release

Emirates welcomed over 18,000 visitors at ATM Dubai 2018

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates’ stand was buzzing at this year’s ATM, with over 18,000 visitors making their way to the stand to experience the airline’s signature products and services. Visitors were also able to experience the new Boeing 777-300ER First Class Private Suite for the first time at ATM. In addition,… Read the full press release

Emirates recognised with four awards at the World Travel Awards Middle East 2018

Airline recognised as the Middle East’s 2018 Leading Airline, Airline Brand, Business Class Airport Lounge and Cabin Crew Dubai, UAE, 2018-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, has been recognised at the World Travel Awards Middle East 2018 with four awards – Middle East’s Leading Airline, Middle East’s Leading Airline… Read the full press release

Emirates won four accolades at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2018

Airline scoops Best Airline Worldwide, Airline with the Best Business Class, Best First Class Airport Lounge in the Middle East and Airline with the Best Cabin Crew Dubai, UAE, 2018-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates won four accolades last night at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2018. The airline was crowned Best Airline… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport offers its passengers even greater comfort with the inauguration of new triple passenger boarding bridge

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (19 April 2018), Brussels Airport has inaugurated the new triple passenger boarding bridge. For the occasion, Emirates carried out a one-off flight with an Airbus A380. Thanks to the new bridge, the airport can offer its passengers even greater comfort and passengers will be able to board… Read the full press release

Emirates to showcase its new Boeing 777-300ER First Class Private Suite at the Arabian Travel Market 2018

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will unveil its new Boeing 777-300ER First Class Private Suite exhibit at the Arabian Travel Market 2018 (ATM). The region’s leading travel and tourism exhibition will run from 22 – 25 April. This year marks Emirates’ 25th year of partnership and commitment to ATM. When the exhibition… Read the full press release

Emirates announces special early bird fares for UAE travellers

Early bird travellers from the UAE can take advantage of competitive fares to global destinations Dubai, UAE, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is offering special early bird fares for UAE travellers to destinations within its global network. Travellers who book in advance can enjoy special fares starting today until 30 April 2018 and applies… Read the full press release

Emirates enhances its spirits offering across all cabin classes

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has refreshed its spirits offering across all classes with a range of premium brands. Spirits on board are served complimentary across all classes and routes and include a range of whiskeys, cognacs, gins, vodka and flavoured liqueurs amongst others. The new selection was made by an in-house… Read the full press release

Emirates announces new record of over 1 million Wi-Fi connections made on board its flights in March

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has set a new record with over 1 million Wi-Fi connections made on board its flights in March alone. During the month, 1,037,016 Emirates customers connected to the internet during their flight. The connections were mainly made over mobile devices with over 94% of users connecting with… Read the full press release

Emirates pays tribute to the late HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan with ten ‘Year of Zayed’ livery aircrafts

Ten Emirates aircraft now circling the globe with the distinctive HH Sheikh Zayed livery Special decal has been brought to over 90 global destinations since November, and will continue to run throughout 2018, the ‘Year of Zayed’ DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has completed the application of the specially-designed ‘Year of… Read the full press release

Qantas and Emirates partnership earns reauthorisation from Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas and Emirates welcome the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) reauthorisation of their partnership until 2023. For customers, the continuation of the joint business, announced in August 2017, will deliver expanded services, greater schedule choice, increased frequent flyer benefits and an ongoing commitment to the development of… Read the full press release