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48 Hours in Porto: An Emirates Guide

Porto is a vibrant coastal city in northwest Portugal situated along the Douro River. World famous for its Port wine production and historical city centre, the must-see destination is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site that offers a rich cultural legacy ...

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Emirates SkyCargo strengthens its pharma capabilities

·         Air cargo carrier unveils purpose-built pharma facility at Chicago ·         Pharma Corridors programme extended to 20 stations globally ·         Dubai hub receives successful GDP re-certification Dubai, 09 June 2019– Reinforcing its position as the global market leader for the air transport of temperature sensitive ...

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Emirates Brings Summertime Zest To Its Menus

Emirates strawberries and cream

Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA, 21 June 2019 – Emirates is refreshing its summer menus to incorporate seasonal fruits. With over 110 million meals served a year, Emirates chefs constantly create destination-inspired menus using fresh, seasonal ingredients that cater to a global palate. ...

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Airline Makes First Class Suite Debut In Durban

Emirates has introduced its First-Class cabin in Durban in conjunction with the airline’s seasonal frequency increase of four additional flights a week, bringing the airline’s award-winning, luxury travel experience to the coastal city. During the seasonal increase from 14 June ...

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One Million Dates For Ramadan

Emirates iftar boxes offer a nutritional meal

Dubai, UAE, 09 May 2019 – Emirates airline expects to serve 1 million dates to customers during iftar and suhoor, both onboard and on the ground in Dubai. Emirates’ signature Ramadan service began on May 5th to coincide with the start of the ...

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Airline To Support Conservation On Earth Day

Emirates A380 with special wildlife decals

Dubai, UAE 23 April 2019 – Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing its part to support and preserve biodiversity. The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and Emirates One&Only ...

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Emirates Expands Reach in India

Emirates and SpiceJet Memorandum handover

Six Indian cities served by SpiceJet, will join the Emirates network India, 23 April 2019 – Emirates and SpiceJet have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a reciprocal codeshare agreement, which is set to open new routes and destinations ...

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Airline Marks Fleet Renewal Milestones

Dubai, U.A.E., 15 April 2019 – Emirates is committed to offering its customers an unparalleled onboard experience and maintaining the highest standards of safety and efficiency with a modern all wide-body aircraft fleet. Reconfiguration of Boeing 777-200LR fleet In April ...

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Emirates Increases Flights to Durban

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 27 March 2019 – Emirates today announced a seasonal increase to its existing daily service to Durban, with four additional flights a week, effective from 14 June to 04 August 2019. This is in response to growing ...

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Emirates Celebrates Women’s Day

Emirates’ female employees in a hanger

Dubai, U.A.E., 7 March 2019 – Across the world every day, Emirates’ flights connect people and businesses, enabling travel, tourism and trade. Whether from the cockpit, or inside the aircraft cabin, on the ramp or at the hangar, at service desks across ...

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Airline Feted at Loyalty Awards 2019

Dr Nejib Ben Khedher, Senior Vice President at Emirates Skywards, holding their Loyalty Award 2019

Dubai, U.A.E., 1 March 2019 – For the second consecutive year, Emirates Skywards, the loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, was presented with the accolade for ‘Excellence in Management’ at the Loyalty Awards 2019 dinner held in Paris on 19 February ...

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Dubai Airline Links Cambodia and Thailand

Emirates Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in flight

Airline route to meet growing passenger demand and facilitate seamless travel between capital cities of Cambodia and Thailand; tourism from Southeast Asian countries vital to Cambodia’s economyDaily service between Bangkok and Phnom Penh to offer enhanced connectivity to Emirates’ global ...

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Airline Signs Deal With Airbus

Emirates aircraft over Dubai

Airbus and Emirates reach agreement on A380 contract – with the airline to receive 14 more A380s by end of 2021, bringing its total A380 order book to 123 units Dubai, UAE, 14 February 2019 – Emirates airline today announced an ...

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Spreading Love on Valentine’s Day

Emirates SkyCargo aircraft loading at night

Dubai, UAE, 12 February 2019 – Every year, millions of roses are gifted worldwide on Valentine’s Day resulting in a spike in demand for flowers in early February. To meet this requirement, major flower producing nations around the world including ...

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Airline Celebrates 10-Year Partnership

Long service hand over between Emirates SkyCargo and supplier

Dubai, UAE, 11 February 2019 – Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, and DuPont Safety & Construction (DuPont), a business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products Division and the manufacturer of DuPont™ Tyvek® brand thermal cargo covers, marked the 10th ...

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New One-Stop Centre at Dubai Airport

t Dubai, UAE, 29 January 2018 – Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, celebrated the opening of its new Emirates Skywards Centre in Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport (DXB) earlier in January. The centre was inaugurated ...

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Airline Tops 2018 Business Traveller Awards

Superior product and service offerings steer the airline to multiple awards and the biggest winner status JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – 17 January 2019 – Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, celebrated a hat trick win at the 2018 Business Traveller Africa ...

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Emirates Opens New Airport Lounge In Rome

Emirates airport lounge in Rome

DUBAI, UAE, 21 December 2018 – Emirates’ premium customers travelling from Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport can now look forward to greater levels of comfort and convenience, with the opening of the airline’s new lounge. All Emirates’ First Class and Business Class ...

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Emirates To Operate A380 To Glasgow

Emirates A380 aircraft landing

DUBAI, U.A.E., 20 December 2018 – Emirates today announced that it will introduce a daily A380 service for a temporary period between Glasgow and Dubai from 16 April 2019.  It will be the first time the popular double decker aircraft will ...

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Airline Takes Delivery Of Boeing Aircraft

Emirates Boeing 777-300ER

EMIRATES TAKES DELIVERY OF ITS LAST BOEING 777-300ER AIRCRAFT A6-EQP is the 190th Boeing 777 aircraft to be delivered to EmiratesEmirates’ modern and efficient fleet strategy to continue with future deliveries of Boeing 777-8 and 777-9 aircraft Dubai, UAE, 20 December ...

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Curating Indian Cuisine At 40,000 Feet

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, presents an enhanced menu offering on its routes to India, on the back of its recent festive menu for Diwali. India, with its close cultural ties to Durban (popularly referred to as the largest’Indian’ ...

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Emirates Releases Half-year Financials

DUBAI, U.A.E., 15 November 2018: The Emirates Group today announced its half-year results for 2018-19. The Group saw steady revenue growth compared to the same period last year, however profits were impacted by the significant rise in oil prices, and ...

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Emirates Invites Travellers To Fly Better

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 30 October 2018 – Emirates, one of the world’s most awarded airlines for its industry-leading services, invites global travellers to “Fly Better” with the launch of its bold new brand promise. “On this day in 1985, Emirates flew ...

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Emirates Grows Wine Investment In South Africa

Cape Wine Farm

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, is growing its relationship and investment with South Africa’s top local wine producers. Since 2005, the airline has partnered with 25 South African wineries, from which 50 different South African wines have been enjoyed ...

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