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Etihad Airways wins ‘World’s Leading Airline’ award for eighth consecutive year

Etihad Airways has once again collected the ‘World’s Leading Airline’ award at the 23rd annual World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2016. This marks the eighth consecutive year that the airline has received the prestigious accolade. Last night’s…

December 4, 2016

Etihad Airways named Best First Class and Best Long Haul airline in Middle-East & Africa

Etihad Airways has won awards for Best First Class and Best Long Haul Airline Middle-East and Africa in the AirlineRatings.com 2017 Airline Excellence Awards. The Abu Dhabi-based airline was also named in the global Top Ten. AirlineRatings.com Editor-in- Chief and…

November 15, 2016

Emirates SkyCargo clinches top recognition at Global Freight Awards 2016

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has been named Air Cargo Carrier of the Year at the 20th edition of the Global Freight Awards ceremony held in London. The award was accepted by David Taylor, Emirates Cargo Sales Manager…

November 14, 2016

Etihad Airways introduces its Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Johannesburg

A state-of- the-art Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner touched down in Johannesburg yesterday afternoon after its inaugural flight from Abu Dhabi. Etihad Airways flight EY604 took off from Abu Dhabi at 10.15am and arrived on schedule at 4.45pm local time….

November 2, 2016

Emirates to Fly Flagship A380 to Doha

Emirates has announced that it will be upgrading one of its nine daily flights between Dubai and Doha to an Airbus A380 from 1st December 2016. Emirates recently boosted its services to Doha with two additional flights, taking its total…

November 1, 2016

Emirates Aviation University introduces a new Executive MBA Programme

Emirates Aviation University has announced today the introduction of a new Executive MBA Programme in Aviation Management in collaboration with Coventry University in the UK. The specialised programme will begin in January 2017 and applications will now be accepted on…

October 27, 2016

Emirates offers Ugandan customers special airfares to Dubai

Emirates, voted the World’s Best Airline in the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards, is offering Ugandan customers return airfares of up to 50 percent off for a limited time period to Dubai, one of the world’s most iconic cities. This special offer, which…

October 24, 2016

Emirates Skywards partners with Dubai Duty Free for Miles redemption at Dubai Airports

Emirates Skywards, the award-winning frequent flyer programme of Emirates airline has partnered with Dubai Duty Free, one of the leading airport retailers in the world, for instant Miles redemption at participating stores. Emirates Skywards members can spend their Miles at Dubai Duty Free…

October 18, 2016

Emirates to launch new daily service to Fort Lauderdale

Emirates has today announced it will launch a daily service between Dubai and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, on December 15, 2016, serving the South Florida area, including Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and West Palm Beach. This will be Emirates’ 11th passenger route in the…

October 12, 2016

Etihad Airways extends reach in Africa through new codeshare agreement with Kulula

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, continues to build its presence in Africa through a new codeshare agreement with Kulula, South Africa’s award-winning low cost carrier. The codeshare deal offers Etihad Airways customers flight options to a…

October 6, 2016