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Emirates delivered nearly 23,000 hours of medical training for cabin crew and pilots in 2016.

Emirates sets standards for on-board medical care

Flight diversions due to inflight medical emergencies make up a tiny portion of the millions of flights operated annually, but it is costly for airlines. With more people traveling by air, the actual number of inflight medical events has been…

February 7, 2017


Emirates to Launch Third Daily Flight to Nairobi

Emirates, the largest international airline in the world, has announced that it will introduce a third daily flight between Dubai and Kenya’s capital Nairobi from 1st June 2017. The additional flight will increase the number of scheduled Emirates flights between the…

January 25, 2017


Emirates launches special offers for trips to Dubai

To help globetrotters kick off their 2017 travel plans, Emirates is launching special offers for trips to Dubai. For a limited time, each ticket purchased on emirates.com will include a complimentary tickets to Dubai Parks and Resorts – the Middle…

January 24, 2017

Emirates Country Manager, Mohammad Al Altar poses for a photo with the lucky Arsenal jersey winners at the Emirates offices.

Emirates Rewards Lucky Ugandan Arsenal Fans

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, and voted the World’s Best Airline 2016 at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, has rewarded eight lucky Ugandans with personalized Arsenal football jerseys. The winners participated in an eight-week radio competition in…

January 20, 2017

Mohammad Al Attar - Emirates Country Manager Uganda

Emirates appoints new Country Manager in Uganda

Emirates, which flies daily direct from Entebbe to Dubai, has promoted Commercial Manager Mohammad Al Attar to the expanded role of Country Manager for Uganda. Mr. Al Attar, whose appointment became effective 1 January 2017, was appointed Commercial Support Manager…

January 18, 2017

Emirates has introduced new sustainable blankets made from 100% recycled plastic bottles.

Emirates introduces sustainable blankets made from 100% recycled plastic bottles

Emirates has introduced new sustainable blankets made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. The soft and warm blankets are made using ecoTHREAD™ patented technology and is now available in Economy Class on all long-haul Emirates flights. Each Emirates ecoTHREAD™ blanket is…

January 17, 2017


Emirates to Launch Daily Flights to Croatia

Emirates has announced that it will further expand its European network with the introduction of a daily flight from Dubai to Zagreb (ZAG), the capital of Croatia from June 1, 2017. The new southeast European destination will be served by…

January 16, 2017

Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways introduces third daily flight to Riyadh

Etihad Airways is introducing a third daily flight on the Abu Dhabi – Riyadh route, effective 1 February 2017. The extra services underscore the airline’s commitment to offer guests greater choice and more travel options between the capital cities of…

January 11, 2017


Emirates offers Ugandan travellers Special Fares to select destinations around the world

Emirates, voted the World’s Best Airline in the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards, is offering Ugandan travellers special Economy Class and Business Class return airfares to a range of exciting destinations across its global network. Those wanting to visit family…

January 4, 2017

Precision Air

Etihad Airways and Tanzania’s Precision Air unveil codeshare agreement

In a move that extends its reach across East Africa, Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced that it has entered into a codeshare agreement with Precision Air, Tanzania’s leading domestic airline. Under the new codeshare…

December 22, 2016