Emirates to Boost Regional Flights for Eid Al Fitr; Unveils Special Menu and Entertainment

Additional flights to regional destinations driven by high demand (IN SHORT) Emirates Airlines is set to increase its flight schedules across the region with 19 additional flights during the upcoming Eid Al Fitr holiday period, anticipating more than 150,000 customers to fly with the airline. Extra flights will be added from Jeddah, Kuwait, Beirut, and… Read the full press release

Emirates Achieves Certified Autism Center™ Designation for All Dubai Check-In Facilities

(IN SHORT) Emirates takes a significant stride towards inclusive travel by obtaining the Certified Autism Center™ Designation for all its Dubai Check-In facilities, including Emirates City Check-in & Travel Store in DIFC, Emirates Cruise Check In at Port Rashid and Dubai Harbour, and Emirates City Check-In Ajman, in addition to the hub at Terminal 3… Read the full press release

Emirates’ Sakura Celebration: Savouring Japanese Culture at 40,000 Feet

(IN SHORT) Emirates is offering customers a taste of Japan’s Sakura season onboard flights from Dubai to Japan from March 25th to 31st, celebrating the arrival of Spring with special desserts, Kaiseki cuisine, and dedicated Japanese content on ice. Passengers traveling to Tokyo, Osaka, and Narita can indulge in Sakura-themed desserts in First and Business… Read the full press release

Emirates Reigns Supreme: Global Winner of Best Inflight Entertainment Award

(IN SHORT) Emirates has secured the prestigious title of the global winner of the ‘Best Inflight Entertainment Award’ in the Airline Ratings 2024 Airline Excellence Awards. Recognized for its unparalleled inflight entertainment system, Emirates offers passengers access to a staggering 6,500 channels of high-quality content, making it the world’s largest entertainment library in the sky…. Read the full press release

Emirates and Butterfly Aero Training Honored with IATA CBTA Center Innovation Awards

(IN SHORT) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) bestowed the IATA Competency-Based Training and Assessment Center (CBTA Center) Innovation Awards upon Emirates and Butterfly Aero Training. Butterfly Aero Training received recognition for its AI ChatBot, offering personalized, interactive learning experiences, while Emirates was lauded for its Li-Battery Acceptance App, providing immediate guidance on transporting lithium… Read the full press release

Emirates and TUI Cruises Renew Partnership to Enhance Dubai’s Cruise Tourism

Partnership underscores power of bringing together seamless sea-air experience Plans to explore deeper alignment and leverage operational synergies to further bolster cruise demand to Dubai  (IN SHORT) Emirates has renewed its partnership with TUI Cruises for the upcoming two cruise seasons, solidifying Dubai’s position as a premier cruise destination. Signed during ITB Berlin, the partnership… Read the full press release

Emirates Showcases Latest Innovations and Commitment to Berlin at ITB 2024

Official Opening Tour delegation including Kai Wegner, Governing Mayor of Berlin, and Franziska Giffey, Senator for Economic Affairs, Energy and Public Enterprises visited Emirates Return with own exhibition stand reaffirms commitment to ITB Berlin and the German market (IN SHORT) Emirates welcomed senior officials, including Berlin’s Governing Mayor, to its stand at ITB Berlin, marking… Read the full press release

Emirates and AIDA Cruises Extend Partnership, Elevating Dubai’s Maritime Tourism Status

(IN SHORT) Emirates and AIDA Cruises have extended their partnership for an additional two seasons, solidifying Dubai’s status as a leading maritime tourism hub. Signed during ITB Berlin, the renewed collaboration aims to enhance Dubai’s cruise capacity and strengthen its position as a key destination for winter cruising. The partnership will focus on joint marketing… Read the full press release

Elevated Luxury: Emirates Unveils Newly Refurbished Lounge at Hong Kong International Airport

(IN SHORT) Emirates has unveiled its newly refurbished lounge at Hong Kong International Airport, offering premium travellers flying to Dubai and Bangkok an enhanced pre-flight experience. The expansive 643-square-metre lounge boasts a sleek and modern design reflecting the airline’s sophistication, with amenities including complimentary Wi-Fi, shower facilities, and a prayer room. Passengers can indulge in… Read the full press release

Emirates Partners with Greek and Austrian Tourism Boards to Boost Inbound Travel

(IN SHORT) Emirates has signed Memorandums of Understandings (MoUs) with the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) and Austrian National Tourist Office (ANTO) at ITB Berlin 2024, aiming to enhance inbound tourism to Greece and Austria. The partnership with GNTO focuses on joint marketing activities to promote Greece as a tourist destination, leveraging Emirates’ global reach… Read the full press release

Emirates and ITA Airways Forge Strategic Codeshare Partnership to Enhance Travel Connectivity

(IN SHORT) Emirates and ITA Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to elevate their existing interline collaboration into a comprehensive codeshare partnership, promising expanded travel options and seamless connections between Dubai, Italy, and beyond. The agreement aims to strengthen both airlines’ networks, offering one-stop connections to various Italian and European cities for Emirates… Read the full press release

Emirates Skywards and Visa Forge Exclusive Partnership to Enhance Travel Rewards

The award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai has signed an exclusive partnership with Visa to enhance its co-branded card portfolio across the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council). The new partnership will redefine the Emirates Skywards and Visa co-brand card experience by enhancing card benefits and Miles earning opportunities. (IN SHORT) Emirates Skywards, the renowned loyalty… Read the full press release

Emirates Takes Flight at ITB Berlin: Showcasing Innovation and Commitment to Europe

The airline’s highly popular Premium Economy seat, and Game-changer First Class suite will debut for the first time in Germany Emirates reinforces its longstanding commitment to Europe, aiming to strengthen and forge new strategic partnerships across the regional travel and aviation ecosystem    The airline will showcase its latest sustainability initiatives to visitors and partners… Read the full press release

Emirates Group Elevates 19 Executives, Signifying Strong Emphasis on UAE Talent and Gender Diversity

19 executives promoted, including 8 UAE nationals, demonstrating the bench strength of UAE talent and internally developed talent at the Emirates Group 6 women added to the Group’s senior executive ranks (IN SHORT) The Emirates Group announces the promotion of 19 executives, reflecting its commitment to nurturing UAE talent and fostering gender diversity within its… Read the full press release

Emirates A380 Resumes Vienna Operations, Enhancing Connectivity and Passenger Experience

(IN SHORT) The Emirates A380 returns to Vienna International Airport after nearly four years, marking a significant milestone for both Emirates and the Austrian capital. Carrying over 400 passengers, Emirates becomes the sole airline to operate the double-decker aircraft at Vienna Airport, reaffirming the strong partnership between the two entities. Elisabeth Zauner, Country Manager Emirates… Read the full press release

Emirates Flight Catering Completes Acquisition of Bustanica, World’s Largest Indoor Vertical Farm

The acquisition makes Bustanica a 100% UAE-owned agriculture venture (IN SHORT) Emirates Flight Catering has finalized the acquisition of Emirates Bustanica, formerly known as Emirates Crop One, solidifying its status as the world’s largest indoor vertical farm. This strategic move reinforces the UAE’s commitment to bolstering food security and agricultural capabilities. Situated near Dubai World… Read the full press release

Emirates’ Culinary Feat: A Gourmet Journey in the Skies

(IN SHORT) Emirates Airlines unveils the staggering scale of its culinary operations, revealing fascinating statistics about the volume of gourmet meals served onboard its flights. Catering to 490 flights daily and serving 149 meals per minute, Emirates provides a culinary experience for over 77 million customers annually. With 1400 dedicated chefs crafting 2,200 varied recipes… Read the full press release

Emirates Celebrates Milestone: Three Million Passengers on Prague-Dubai Route

(IN SHORT) Emirates Airlines has reached a significant milestone in its operations in the Czech Republic by transporting three million passengers between Prague and Dubai since 2010. The airline marked this achievement by surprising its three millionth passenger, who was traveling to Sydney via Dubai, with a complimentary upgrade to Business Class for the entire… Read the full press release

Emirates Spreads Love in the Skies with Valentine’s Day Treats and Gifts

(IN SHORT) Emirates Airlines celebrates Valentine’s Day by showering its customers with romantic gestures and indulgent treats onboard and in its lounges. Passengers across all classes are treated to Valentine’s-themed cakes, chocolates, and rosé champagne, while the aircraft ambiance is set with red mood lighting. Lovebirds can cozy up with a selection of romantic movies… Read the full press release

Emirates Celebrates Lunar New Year with Inflight and Lounge Festivities

(IN SHORT) Emirates is ushering in the Year of the Dragon with festive offerings for customers celebrating Lunar New Year. Across select lounges in Dubai, Singapore, Bangkok, Shanghai, and Beijing, travelers can enjoy curated menus featuring traditional dishes like Cheung Fun and Gongbao Prawn, alongside desserts like red velvet lychee cake. First and Business Class… Read the full press release

Emirates Brings the Flavours of Brazil to the Skies for Carnival Celebrations

(IN SHORT) Emirates is set to delight customers traveling between Dubai and Brazil from February 9th to 17th with a special menu featuring classic Brazilian dishes to commemorate Carnival. Passengers flying from Dubai to Brazil will savor traditional Picanha steak or Bife acebolado, followed by Brigadeiro cheesecake, while those traveling in the opposite direction will… Read the full press release

Emirates Partners with NBA: Official Global Airline Partner and Title Sponsor of NBA Cup

NBA In-Season Tournament Renamed Emirates NBA Cup  Emirates Becomes First-Ever Referee Jersey Patch Partner of the NBA (IN SHORT) Emirates and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have forged a multiyear global marketing partnership, making Emirates the Official Global Airline Partner of the NBA and the inaugural title partner of the NBA Cup. This collaboration extends… Read the full press release

Emirates Upgrades Osaka Services with A380 Deployment Featuring Premium Economy

(IN SHORT) Emirates announces the enhancement of its services to Osaka by introducing the A380 aircraft, retrofitted with Premium Economy, effective from June 1, 2024. This upgrade aims to meet the rising demand for air travel between Dubai and Osaka, offering travelers increased seat capacity and the highly anticipated Premium Economy Class. The four-class A380… Read the full press release

Emirates and Moët Hennessy Offer Elite Skywards Members Exclusive Trip to France

The award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai has partnered with LVMH (Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton) to offer elite members a chance to visit the exquisite vineyards in France. Members can now bid Miles with Skywards Exclusives to win a four-day luxurious trip to Champagne and Paris. (IN SHORT) Emirates and Moët Hennessy collaborate to… Read the full press release

Emirates Celebrates Remarkable Success in Winter Baggage Handling

(IN SHORT) Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, has announced its busiest winter season for baggage handling in the last three years. From September 2023 to January 2024, Emirates maintained a 99.9% success rate in handling an average of 2.7 million bags per month traveling from Dubai to 140 global destinations. The airline’s excellent record… Read the full press release

Emirates Expands Chauffeur-Drive Service for Business Class Passengers in Hong Kong

(IN SHORT) Emirates has extended its Chauffeur-drive service to Business Class passengers traveling to and from Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) as of February 1, 2024. This complimentary service enhances the airline’s premium offering in Hong Kong, providing a convenient door-to-door journey for Business Class travelers. Passengers can choose from a range of luxurious vehicles… Read the full press release

Emirates Unveils Newly Renovated Lounge at Brisbane Airport

The refreshed Emirates Lounge will cater for up to 183 travellers at a time Emirates now offers four lounges across Australian airports, and operates 30 lounges across its global network The re-opening follows the recent announcement that Emirates will be upgauging its second daily Brisbane service EK430/431 to an A380 starting from 1 October (IN… Read the full press release

Emirates Introduces Visa On Arrival Facility for Indian Passport Holders

New initiative enables eligible Emirates customers to skip the Visa-On-Arrival queue in Dubai Service exclusive to Indian passport holders who have booked their travel on Emirates with a valid six-month visa for US, EU or UK  Residency (IN SHORT) Emirates has partnered with VFS Global to offer a pre-approved visa on arrival service for Indian… Read the full press release

UAE Schools Soar to Success at Emirates Aviation University’s Water Rocket Competition in Partnership with Boeing

(IN SHORT) Emirates Aviation University’s seventh Water Rocket Competition, held in collaboration with Boeing, saw 202 students from 24 UAE schools in grades 11 and 12 participate. The challenge involved building water rockets powered solely by water and air pressure and launching them at a 45-degree angle. Students showcased their creativity by designing nose cones… Read the full press release

Emirates Joins The Solent Cluster in Pioneering Effort to Reduce CO2 Emissions in UK’s South Coast

(IN SHORT) Emirates has made history by becoming the first international airline to become a member of The Solent Cluster, a UK-based initiative aimed at promoting low-carbon investments and reducing CO2 emissions in the South Coast of England. The Solent Cluster is a collaborative effort involving international organizations, manufacturers, businesses, academic institutions, and more. Emirates… Read the full press release