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

Emirates and one of South Africa’s top rugby teams the Lions announced a five-year sponsorship agreement

Lions Super Rugby Team to become known as the Emirates Lions JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2014-12-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people and their passions, and the Lions, one of South Africa’s top rugby teams, today announced a five-year sponsorship agreement. The agreement will see Emirates become the title sponsor of the Lions… Read the full press release

Emirates to showcase its Airbus 319 aircraft at Middle East Business Aviation Business Aviation 2014 (MEBA) in Dubai next week

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-12-5 — /Travel PR News/ — After more than a year of operation, Emirates Executive, the luxury private jet arm of Emirates airline, has flown more than 450 hours to destinations in Europe, Africa, Far East and Middle East. Emirates will be showcasing its Airbus 319 aircraft at Middle East Business Aviation Business Aviation… Read the full press release

Emirates to give rugby fans attending Rugby World Cup 2015 a weekend to remember

Exciting activities await, including a chance to win a trip to Rugby world Cup 2015 DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-12-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, title sponsor of the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens, will offer a weekend to remember for all rugby aficionados attending the tournament with a series of fun activity initiatives to engage and… Read the full press release

Emirates and AC Milan sign new five year sponsorship deal

Milan, ITALY, 2014-12-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and AC Milan have today agreed a new five year sponsorship deal, extending the airline’s presence on the club’s shirts until the 2019/2020 season. During a press conference at the Club’s headquarters, Casa Milano, Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline and Barbara Berlusconi, President AC Milan, discussed… Read the full press release

Emirates announces that Dar es Salaam will become double daily operation from 1 January 2015

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-12-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people and places, has announced that Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s principal port and commercial city, will become a double daily operation from 1 January 2015. Emirates currently operates 12 flights a week between Dubai and Dar es Salaam and with the addition of… Read the full press release

Emirates restarts its two weekly flights to Erbil from 16th November 2014

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-11-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will restart passenger flights to Erbil from 16th November 2014. Emirates will resume with two weekly flights to Erbil, served by an A330-200 aircraft in a 3-class configuration. This will increase to four weekly flights from 4 December 2014. “We have been closely monitoring the situation… Read the full press release

Emirates takes delivery of its 100th Boeing 777-300ER, the world’s largest, long-range twin engine commercial aircraft

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-11-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates celebrated another milestone on Wednesday with the delivery of the airline’s 100th Boeing 777-300ER, the world’s largest, long-range twin engine commercial aircraft. The Boeing 777-300ER forms the backbone of the Emirates fleet with the aircraft type currently operating to 77 destinations on the airline’s global network…. Read the full press release

Emirates empowers its airport staff with the latest mobile application designed to deliver the best service to customers

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-11-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates continues to be a trailblazer in technology, recently empowering its airport staff with the latest mobile application designed to deliver the best service to customers. Called the Journey Manager, this custom-designed application enables the airline’s team of airport staff to get real-time information that will enable them… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport marks outstanding event in the history of Hungarian civil aviation with the start of daily operations to the Gulf area by Emirates

The first Emirates Airbus A 330-200 type aircraft landed on time at 11.20 hours local time today on Budapest Airport’s Runway 2. This marks an outstanding event in the history of Hungarian civil aviation with the start of daily wide-body operations to the Gulf area by Emirates. Budapest, Hungary, 2014-10-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The… Read the full press release

Emirates to continue with its growth trajectory, in spite of global challenges

Sustainable network and capacity growth to continue in spite of global challenges DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-10-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will continue with its growth trajectory, in spite of global challenges like regional political instability, pandemic health issues in Africa and softening economic demand from dropping oil prices. Speaking today at the Aviation Festival Middle… Read the full press release

Emirates creates new VP Commercial Product position for the World Expo 2020 in Dubai

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-10-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has announced the appointment of a new role within the Commercial division. Reporting directly to Emirates Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer, Thierry Antinori, the newly created Vice President Commercial Product position will be fulfilled by Mohammad Al Hashimi, who… Read the full press release

Arab Idol season 3 now available for viewing on Emirates’ ice Digital Widescreen

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-10-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Fans of Arab Idol are in for a special treat on their next Emirates flight: Arab Idol season 3 is now available for viewing on ice Digital Widescreen, the airline’s award-winning inflight entertainment system. The popular reality show can be enjoyed on-board one of the Emirates A380 and… Read the full press release

Emirates to manage TAAG Linhas Aéreas De Angola

DUBAI, UAE., 2014-10-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and the Republic of Angola, in its capacity as the majority shareholder  of TAAG Linhas Aéreas De Angola, announced the signing of a Management Concession Agreement* which will see Emirates take a role in the management of TAAG. The agreement lays the foundation for both airlines to jointly… Read the full press release

Emirates to upgrade aircraft to Boeing 777-200ER on its daily service to Abuja starting from 1st October 2014

Daily flights to operate with a Boeing 777-200ER DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-9-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Only two months after launching its operations to Abuja, Emirates, a global connector of people and places, has today announced it will upgrade the route’s operating aircraft to a Boeing 777-200ER, starting from 1st October 2014. Emirates launched a daily service… Read the full press release

Emirates to start second service to the east African coastal city Dar es Salaam in Tanzania

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-9-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people and places, will be able to connect even more people and cargo with Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, with the start of a second service to the east African coastal city from 26th October. The new five times weekly service will… Read the full press release

Emirates inaugures daily flight to Brussels, Belgium

Daily Boeing 777-200LR service now underway BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 2014-9-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has today marked its inaugural flight to Brussels in Belgium. The new daily service will see up to 16,000 Emirates customers travelling on the daily Boeing 777-200LR between Dubai and Brussels each month. As… Read the full press release

Emirates expands its Scandinavian reach with the start of its daily non-stop service to Oslo

Norwegian capital becomes third Scandinavian point in network DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-9-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global enabler of trade and business, has expanded its Scandinavian reach today with the start of its daily non-stop service to Oslo. Emirates’ daily flight to Oslo, operated with a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, is the first international service… Read the full press release

Emirates adds Frankfurt to its growing list of A380 destinations

Launches daily A380 flight to Frankfurt FRANKFURT/DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-9-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector and facilitator of vital trade links, today adds Frankfurt to its growing list of A380 destinations. With the addition of Frankfurt, Emirates now serves 30 global destinations with the A380. Thierry Antinori, Emirates’ Executive Vice President and Chief… Read the full press release

Emirates sponsors Arab Idol

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-9-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has raised the curtain on its latest sponsorship – Arab Idol, the reality show watched by Arab audiences all around the world. The airline will take to the stage with a sponsorship agreement for Arab Idol Season 3, which will broadcast first week of September on MBC1… Read the full press release