Tag : Travel News Uganda

Emirates SkyCargo wins ‘Overall Carrier of the Year’ accolade at Payload Asia Awards for the fourth consecutive year

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, continues to strengthen its position as a leader in the international air cargo industry by winning the industry choice award for ‘Overall Carrier of the Year’ at the Payload Asia Awards Ceremony held on 29…

October 4, 2016

Etihad Airways wins TTG Asia’s Best Airline – Business Class Award

Etihad Airways has been named ‘Best Airline – Business Class’ at the TTG Travel Awards for the second consecutive year. The prestigious award is voted for by the readers of TTG Asia, TTG China, TTG India, TTGmice, TTGassociations, TTG-BTmice China and TTG…

September 30, 2016

Emirates showcase its award-winning products and services at Entebbe airport

Emirates, voted the world’s best airline in the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards, has showcased its award-winning on-board products and services to Ugandan journalists during a tour of the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft used on the route between Dubai and Entebbe. The…

September 29, 2016

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 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 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