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Emirates revamps corporate loyalty programme to provide more value added incentives for business travelers

Emirates has revamped its corporate loyalty programme, Emirates Business Rewards, to provide greater value and added features for customers. The new programme has been simplified and made more competitive to allow for easier redemptions and upgrades even on last minute bookings. One of…

September 21, 2016

Etihad Airways to increase capacity to Australia from February 2017

Etihad Airways will add three weekly flights between Abu Dhabi and Sydney to operate a double-daily schedule from 6th February 2017. The morning departure from Abu Dhabi – EY450 – and the afternoon departure from Sydney – EY451 – will increase from…

September 20, 2016

Emirates Skywards members also enjoy a global network of 39 Emirates lounges in major airports including 6 lounges at at Dubai International Airport

Emirates Skywards marks 16 years with over 16 million members

Emirates Skywards, the award-winning frequent flyer programme of Emirates airline, marks its 16th year milestone with over 16 million members and the successful launch of new initiatives to enhance reward options for members. Since the programme’s inception in 2000, Emirates Skywards members…

September 14, 2016


Emirates to Deploy Flagship A380 on Johannesburg Route

Emirates has announced that it will be upgrading one of its four daily flights between Dubai and Johannesburg to an Airbus A380-800 from 1st February 2017. Emirates currently uses Boeing 777 aircraft for each of the four daily flights between the…

July 26, 2016

Emirates introduces the world’s first interactive amenity kit in Economy Class.

Emirates has launched the world’s first interactive amenity kit in Economy Class providing a more comfortable travel experience. The stylish new amenity kits utilise augmented reality (AR) technology to unlock immersive content on mobile devices. The kit bags come in six designs…

July 21, 2016

Emirates named World’s Best Airline at Skytrax World Airline Awards 2016

Emirates was named the World’s Best Airline 2016 at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards 2016, in addition to scooping up the awards for World’s Best Inflight Entertainment for a record 12th consecutive year, and Best Airline in the Middle East. Based…

July 13, 2016

Emirates Air Bus

Emirates completes 33 Aircraft makeovers in 12 months

The Emirates Aircraft Appearance Centre, the world’s largest aircraft painting facility owned by an airline, has completely stripped and repainted 33 aircraft last year, or 13% of its fleet. During the year, Emirates gave a fresh coat of paint to three…

June 30, 2016


Emirates enhances its service to Dakar, Senegal

Emirates has announced that its service between Dubai and Dakar, currently operated by an Airbus A340-300, will be replaced with a Boeing 777-300ER from 2nd September 2016. The change to the larger Boeing 777-300ER aircraft will offer an enhanced onboard experience for…

June 28, 2016

Do more for less this summer with ‘My Emirates Pass’

Emirates passengers can experience more of Dubai this summer by enjoying deep discounts and exclusive offers across the city with My Emirates Pass, launched jointly with Department of Economic Development in Dubai. Passengers flying on the airline to or through…

June 27, 2016

Left to right: Adam Boukadida, Etihad Airways’ Deputy Treasurer; Ricky Thirion, Etihad Airways’ Group Treasurer - at the Treasury yesterday Adam Smith Awards in London.

Etihad Airways wins top honours at the prestigious Adam Smith Awards

Following a string of recent awards for its funding activities and treasury practice, Etihad Airways swept top honours at the Treasury Today Adam Smith Awards in London. Etihad Airways’ treasury team collected the highest honour, winning the Top Treasury Team…

June 23, 2016