Emirates and Arik Air to develop and expand their existing commercial relationship and explore further areas of cooperation

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-8-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people and places, and Arik Air, West Africa’s leading airline, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop and expand their existing commercial relationship and explore further areas of co-operation. Emirates and Arik Air currently have a one-way interline agreement, whereby Emirates passengers… Read the full press release

UAE football fans: Emirates Official Stores now carry the football replica kits for the 2014-2015 Season

DUBAI, U.A.E.,  2014-8-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Football fans in the UAE now have the chance to wear their favourite Club’s replica kits for the 2014-2015 Season. Fans of Arsenal, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan can choose from a wide selection of football fan ware at the Emirates Official Stores. Fans and collectors… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation: Emirates launched daily nonstop passenger service from Dubai International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2014-8-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has launched a daily nonstop passenger service to Chicago O’Hare International Airport. The new service will operate as flight EK 235 departing from Dubai International Airport at 9:45 a.m. and arriving at O’Hare at 3:25 p.m. The return flight, EK 236, will depart… Read the full press release

Emirates becomes first airline to introduce Audio Description on movies for visually impaired customers on its inflight entertainment system

First airline to introduce Audio Description soundtracks for movies DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-7-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the global connector of people and places, continues to set industry standards by becoming the first airline to introduce Audio Description on movies for visually impaired customers on its inflight entertainment system, ice Digital Widescreen. Emirates’ ice (information,… Read the full press release

Emirates signed three-year agreement with Portugal’s most successful football club Benfica

LISBON, Portugal, 2014-7-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a connector of people and their passions, and Sport Lisboa e Benfica (Benfica), Portugal’s most successful football club, have signed a three-year agreement. Emirates is now the Official Airline Partner of the club until 2016. The deal comes just two years after Emirates began flights to Portugal, and… Read the full press release

Emirates starts its daily Airbus A380 service between Dubai and Mumbai

Airline marks first A380 service connecting Dubai and India  DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-7-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people and places, has commenced its first scheduled Airbus A380 service to India with a daily flight between Dubai and Mumbai. EK500 took off from Dubai International airport at 21:55 hours on 21st July, arriving… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport marks the tenth anniversary of the Emirates service which expanded South Islanders’ access to the world

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2014-7-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Christchurch Airport is today celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Emirates service which has expanded South Islanders’ access to the world. Chief Executive Malcolm Johns says the Emirates service is very popular and valuable to southern globetrotters. “Publicly available statistics show Emirates has the highest load factors on… Read the full press release

Emirates to serve Mauritius with double daily A380 service from 1st December this year

Aircraft operating second flight on the route to be upgraded DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-7-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people and places, will serve Mauritius with a double daily A380 service from 1st December this year. This second A380, which will operate as flight EK 703/704, replaces the existing Boeing 777 operation… Read the full press release

Emirates introduces Iftar service during the holy month of Ramadan

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-6-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has introduced several initiatives to ensure the well-being and comfort of its customers observing the fast during the holy month of Ramadan. In keeping with traditions and values of this important religious occasion, Emirates has developed a special Iftar meal service. For flights departing close to Iftar,… Read the full press release

Emirates to increase passenger and cargo capacity to San Francisco and Houston with the introduction of Airbus A380

Airbus A380 to be introduced on two more US routes from December 2014 DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-6-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people and places, and Skytrax Airline of the Year 2013 is adding passenger and cargo capacity in San Francisco and Houston on December 1st and 3rdrespectively when it switches from operating the… Read the full press release

Emirates introduced new menus across 10 destinations in India that reflect regional tastes and customer preferences

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-6-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the global connector of people and places, has introduced enhanced menus across 10 destinations in India that reflect regional tastes and customer preferences. Now on board, customers travelling on Emirates flights to and from India can look forward to a culinary offering that has been designed to mirror… Read the full press release

Emirates launches six times daily service to Karachi

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-6-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people and places, is making it even more convenient for passengers to connect with Karachi as it launches its sixth daily service to the city from 1st August. Emirates has served Karachi since it was founded in 1985, and in the past decade… Read the full press release

Emirates announced it carried over 2 million children last year

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-6-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is offering more than ever for families travelling with youngsters with new figures showing the award winning airline carried over two million children last year. With the busy summer holidays on the horizon, Skytrax’s World Best Airline, is pulling out all the stops to keep the young… Read the full press release

Emirates to offer twice daily flights to Seychelles

Two additional weekly flights increase choices available to travellers DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-5-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people and places, has announced it will step up its operations to the Seychelles by increasing services to double daily later this year. The introduction of two more flights per week on the route into… Read the full press release

Emirates to launch new daily service to Brussels, Belgium from 5th September 2014

Daily service to launch 5th September DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-5-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies today announced that it will launch a new daily service to Brussels, Belgium, from 5th September 2014. Hosting the European Commission, the European Council and over 120 other international organisations, Brussels is a key decision… Read the full press release

Emirates invested Euro 2.53 million in its Dedicated Lounge at Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci Airport

ROME, ITALY,  2014-04-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the global connector of people and places, celebrated the opening of its 35th dedicated lounge at Leonardo da Vinci Airport in Rome. The Emirates Lounge at Leonardo Da Vinci Airport represents a Euro 2.53 million investment on the part of the airline, with the aim to provide a seamless,… Read the full press release

Emirates to open second customer contact centre in Europe with 300 seat facility in Budapest

Emirates extends its commitment in Europe DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-04-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced it will open its second customer contact centre in Europe with a 300 seat facility in Budapest this year. Supporting hundreds of local jobs, the contact centre represents a multi-million dollar investment by the airline in Hungary. Europe is… Read the full press release

Emirates to sponsor the New York Cosmos for two more years

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-03-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will sponsor the New York Cosmos for a further two years in a deal announced today at Emirates headquarters in Dubai. Footballing superstar Pelé, who is Honorary President of the club, was present for the announcement at a packed press conference. Although Emirates’ shirt sponsorship only began in… Read the full press release

Emirates launches daily, non-stop service between Dubai and Boston

Airline’s eighth US gateway connects passengers and cargo to New England hub DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-03-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people and places, launched its daily, non-stop service between Dubai and Boston today. Boston becomes the airline’s eighth US destination and the 142th on its global network which links key tourism… Read the full press release

Emirates returns to the world’s leading travel trade fair at ITB Berlin

Airline a mainstay at ITB for almost 20 years   BERLIN, Germany, 2014-3-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, recently named the most valuable global airline brand, returns to the world’s leading travel trade fair at ITB Berlin, once again signaling its commitment to the European travel and aviation market with its largest trade show presence outside of… Read the full press release

Emirates to launch daily service to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport from 5th August 2014

Airline adds a ninth gateway to its USA network  DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-2-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies today announced that it is launching a daily service to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, Terminal 5 from 5th August 2014. The service will be operated by a Boeing 777-200LR powered by… Read the full press release

Emirates named the most valuable airline brand worldwide according The Brand Finance Global 500 report for 2014

Retains #1 ranking in the Middle East, brand value up 34 per cent DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-2-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Emirates, a global connector of people and places, is the most valuable airline brand worldwide for the third consecutive year, according to The Brand Finance Global 500 report for 2014 that was released this week. The airline,… Read the full press release

Emirates announced limited-time Skywards promotion to celebrate the launch its daily Boston flights

Limited-time offer rewards Emirates Skywards members with up to 36,000 bonus Miles* when flying to and from Boston DUBAI, 2014-2-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Emirates celebrates the launch of its daily Boston flights with the Bonus Miles Countdown promotion from Emirates Skywards, its award-winning frequent flyer programme. Flights commence on 10th March 2014, marking Emirates’ eighth route to the United States…. Read the full press release

Emirates and Jetstar to open new destinations for Emirates passengers across Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia

Emirates customers to reap a host of benefits from latest dea DUBAI, 2014-2-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Emirates and Jetstar have announced an agreement which is set to open up new destinations for Emirates passengers across Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia as the Dubai-based airline continues to connect people, places and passions. Emirates’ code will now… Read the full press release

Emirates inaugurates daily non-stop service from Dubai International Airport to Taipei

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-2-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Taipei became Emirates’ newest passenger destination when flight EK366 arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Monday inaugurating the airline’s daily non-stop service from Dubai International Airport. “Emirates and Taipei began their partnership in 2003 when Emirates Skycargo launched freighter services from Dubai. I am proud that we have been able to… Read the full press release

Emirates’ aircraft paint hangar completed 21 aircraft “make-overs” in 2013

A unique look into Emirates’ aircraft paint hangar, the world’s largest owned by an airline Dubai, UAE, 2014-1-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Emirates, a global connector of people and places, operates the world’s largest fleets of A380s and Boeing 777s, and to serve these aircraft, it runs the world’s largest state-of-the-art aircraft paint hangar owned by an airline…. Read the full press release

Emirates and Real Madrid launched the ‘Fans for Real’ campaign

Dubai, UAE, 2014-1-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Emirates and Real Madrid have launched the ‘Fans for Real’ campaign today in search of the most devoted Real Madrid fans around the world. As part of the joint campaign, which runs from 14 January to 7 March, fans will be asked to +1 Emirates and Real Madrid’s Google+ pages, and… Read the full press release

Emirates to launch scheduled A380 service to Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich becomes 25th A380 destination on its network Dubai, UAE, 2014-1-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Emirates, a global connector of people and places today celebrated the launch of its scheduled A380 service to Zurich, bringing the number of destinations it serves with its popular A380s to 25. With over 500 passengers on board, Emirates flight EK 087, led… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo expanded its network with 4 new cargo-only destinations and its fleet with 3 new Boeing 777 Freighter aircraft in 2013

Dubai, UAE, 2014-1-6 — /travelprnews.com/ — Emirates SkyCargo, one of the largest and most progressive air cargo operators globally, has achieved another successful year and major milestones over the past twelve months. In 2013, Emirates SkyCargo expanded its network and range of destination options for its customers by launching four new cargo-only destinations which began with Hanoi in Vietnam… Read the full press release

Emirates to start daily, non-stop service between Taipei and Dubai from 10th February 2014

Dubai, UAE, 2013-12-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — With only seven weeks to go until Taipei joins Emirates’ global passenger network, the airline celebrated the countdown to launch by showcasing its famed hospitality and on board products at a VIP reception in Taiwan’s capital city. Emirates will begin a daily, non-stop service between Taipei and Dubai from 10th February 2014,… Read the full press release