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Emirates Group Releases 5th Annual Environmental Report

The Emirates Group, comprising Emirates airline and dnata, has released its fifth annual environmental report for 2014-15. Audited by Pricewaterhouse Coopers, the report presents environmental performance data across a range of activities including airline operations, dnata’s cargo and ground handling businesses and…

January 28, 2016


Here’s what makes Mbale a great holiday destination.

Located in the East of Uganda, Mbale is a bustling town towered over by the mighty Mountain Elgon one of the biggest extinct volcanoes in Uganda. Mbale has a population of over 700, 000 people minus those that are always coming, leaving and…

January 27, 2016


Emirates Expands Switzerland Operation, Adds Second Daily Service to Geneva

Emirates announced the expansion of its operation in Switzerland with the addition of a second daily service to Geneva effective 1st June 2016. The second daily flight will double capacity on the route and represents an overall increase of 26% for Emirates…

January 18, 2016


Etihad Airways Delivers Another Year Of Strong Growth In 2015

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, delivered solid operational performance in 2015 by achieving continued growth in passenger and cargo volumes. The airline carried 17.4 million passengers last year, a significant increase of 17 per cent over 2014…

January 12, 2016


Emirates increases service to Los Angeles with Launch of Second Daily Flight

Emirates announced that it plans to launch a second daily service from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Friday 1st July 2016. The second Los Angeles flight will be operated with an Emirates’ Airbus A380-800ULR aircraft in a…

January 12, 2016

The machinery and steel parts for the bridge being loaded onto an Emirates SkyCargo Boeing 777 freighter at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport.

Emirates SkyCargo contracted to airlift outsized equipment for River Nile bridge construction.

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has again demonstrated its capability to handle all types of cargo, this time a very important load of heavy machinery and steel parts for a new bridge currently being constructed across the Nile River in Uganda….

January 7, 2016

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Emirates customers to watch all Star Wars films onboard for the first time

Emirates customers will be able to enjoy the first six Star Wars movies in one epic journey from January. For the first time, these films will be available on Emirates’ award-winning inflight entertainment system, ice. Passengers will be able to immerse…

December 15, 2015

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Five Gifts for the Constant Traveler

Last minute Christmas gift shopping is what makes the season so special. There’s no need to fret about what to get for your friend who is always on the road. Here are five perfect gifts for the constant traveler. 1. Power Bank:…

December 11, 2015


Emirates wins accolades from Middle East travellers at industry awards

November is a month of accolades as Emirates clinched ‘Airline of the Year’ at the Arabian Business Achievement Awards, ‘Favourite Airline Premier Cabin Middle East’ at the Conde Nast Traveller Middle East Readers’ Choice Awards, and ‘Best Business Class’ and ‘Best Airline Lounge’…

November 30, 2015

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Emirates introduces new generation in-flight entertainment system

Emirates has introduced its new generation in-flight entertainment (IFE) system reaffirming its commitment to continual product enhancement. The latest features include larger screens in First Class and Economy Class and three times the media storage – offering passengers an even greater choice of…

November 24, 2015