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Spend and Earn Skywards Miles at Emirates Official Store

DUBAI, U.A.E, 08 June 2020 – Emirates Official Store has just made shopping for Emirates merchandise even more convenient and rewarding. Emirates Skywards members can now shop online for Emirates branded items using their Skywards Miles as currency. Members can also earn Skywards ...

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Emirates Offers Flights to 29 Cities and Transits Through Dubai Hub

More flights for passengers will be available from 15th June between Dubai and 16 cities: Bahrain, Manchester, Zurich, Vienna, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Dublin, New York JFK, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Jakarta, Taipei, Hong Kong, Perth and BrisbaneTravellers flying between Asia Pacific, Europe ...

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Airline Accolades at Cellars In The Sky Awards

Johannesburg, 25 February 2020 – Emirates’ stellar wine programme was recognized at the Business Traveller Cellars in the Sky 2019 Awards held in London yesterday. The airline picked up multiple awards including 2 Gold awards, 2 Silver awards and a Bronze ...

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Emirates SkyCargo poised to support global trade in 2020

Dubai, UAE, 13 Jan 2020– At the start of a new decade, Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, is geared up to facilitate global trade and cargo movement in 2020 and beyond through a combination of innovative product development ...

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Emirates Expands Reach in Mexico with Interjet Airlines

Emirates aircraft on runway

5 December 2019 – Emirates, the world’s largest international airline and Interjet Airlines, one of the fastest growing airlines in North America, have announced an enhanced interline agreement, which is set to open new routes and destinations for passengers travelling between ...

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Nationalities Come Together to Make History

South Africa participates in the historic one-off Emirates A380 flight marking the 48th UAE National DayOver 540 passengers onboard bring to life the UAE’s multicultural strength and diversityA GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Most nationalities on an aircraft. DUBAI, UAE, 02 December, 2019: Celebrating ...

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Airline Scoops Awards for Best Wi-Fi and Best Food

Emirates strawberries and cream

DUBAI, UAE, 13 November 2019 – Emirates’ inflight comforts were lauded as it clinched awards for Best Wi-Fi and Best Food & Beverage in the Middle East at the APEX 2020 Regional Passenger Choice Awards™ held in Singapore today. The Best Food & ...

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Emirates Official Store gets into the Festive Spirit

Emirates Boeing 777-300ER

With less than 50 days to go before Christmas, Emirates Official Store is making Christmas extra special this year with a new range of seasonal gifts for the family, as well as aviation-inspired limited edition items. Festive family looks The ...

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First Remote Check-in Terminal for Dubai Cruise Passengers

DUBAI, UAE, 11 November 2019 – Emirates’ first remote check-in terminal, outside of the airport, was opened today to provide seamless connections for cruise passengers. The Emirates check-in counters, located at Port Rashid, will allow passengers who are disembarking from their ...

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Airline to Carry 6,500 Passengers to Dubai for Amway Gathering

Emirates has partnered with Amway to connect participants from nine countries to Dubai for the direct seller’s first-ever Asia Pacific Leadership SeminarThe highly anticipated conference reinforces Dubai’s position as a leading MICE destination DUBAI, UAE, 10 November 2019 – Emirates, the ...

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Airline Reduces Packaging Waste by 750 Tonnes

Airline catering employee among crates of packed meals

Dubai, 28 October 2019 – Emirates Flight Catering (EKFC), one of the world’s largest catering services providers, has introduced a new packaging solution to further reduce waste across its food manufacturing operations. The company has replaced cardboard packaging with reusable crates ...

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A Sweet Diwali in the Clouds

chicken curry with sweet potato

Emirates ushers in the festival of lights by treating customers in all classes to an array of sweet and savoury delicacies JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – 24 October 2019: In celebration of Diwali, Emirates will be offering customers a variety of ...

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Discover Dazzling Dubai and its Attractive Offerings

Tourists shopping in Dubai

JOHANNESBURG, 23 October 2019 – South African travellers – whether flying solo or with families will be awed by Dubai’s many attractive offerings including shopping festivals, traditional souks, stunning beach resorts, fine dining, adventure waterparks and much more. With year-round ...

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Emirati Women’s Day: First Officers Spread their Wings

Dubai, UAE, 27 August 2019 – To mark this year’s Emirati Women’s Day, five talented and passionate Emirati first officers at Emirates airline helped put the spotlight on women in aviation, and the advancement of women in the UAE, by flying ...

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Bringing the Spirit of Eid to Airline Passengers

Dubai, UAE, 7 August 2019 – Emirates is bringing the generosity and spirit of Eid Al Adha to all its customers with a special inflight offering from the 11th to the 14th of August. Eid Al Adha is one of the ...

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Airline offers Exclusive Hotel Rates across UAE

Emirates has partnered with Accor, Armani Hotel Dubai, Emaar Hospitality Group and Marriott to offer attractive hotel rates to passengers travelling to and through Dubai this summer Dubai, UAE, 10 July 2019 – Emirates has partnered with world-renowned hotel providers to ...

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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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Former Springbok Bryan Habana Hands over the Webb Ellis Cup in Japan

JOHANNESBURG, 11 June 2019 – Emirates, Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2019 (RWC 2019), today announced the arrival of the Webb Ellis Cup in Japan’s busy capital. The silver-gilt trophy, presented since the inaugural Rugby World Cup tournament in ...

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Cricket World Cup Themed Aircraft Lands In Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa – 29 May 2019: To celebrate one of the most eagerly awaited sporting events of the year, Emirates’ ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 themed A380 livery landed in the city of Johannesburg in the build-up to the ICC ...

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Airline flights to and from England to screen football finals live

Emirates aircraft seats with Live TV

Airline creates “Stadium in the Sky” screening 2019 UEFA Europa League Final and Champions League Final live on Sport 24 at 40,000 feet Dubai, UAE, 28 May 2019 – Emirates flights with Live TV will screen the UEFA Europa League Final on May 29 ...

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Airline Codeshare Partnership Opens 17 Brazilian Routes

The new agreement will increase choice, flexibility and ease of connection for Emirates passengers travelling to/from Brazil. Brazil, 20 May 2019 – Emirates has announced a new codeshare partnership agreement with LATAM Airlines Brazil covering domestic services in Brazil, providing greater ...

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Priceless Historical Artefact Flown To Pakistan and Switzerland

Emirates SkyCargo transporting a 2,000 year old historical artefact

A 2,000-year-old statue of Buddha weighing 1,700 kilograms and measuring over 2 metres in height has been transported by air cargo carrier for a special exhibition. Dubai, UAE, 30 April 2019 – Between December 2018 and March 2019, visitors to the ...

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Experience Dubai in a Different Light this Summer

Emirates’ signature pass returns for the summer, offering discounts and special offers across more than 500 locations in the UAE. Dubai, UAE: 20 May 2019 – Emirates customers can unlock the best Dubai has to offer for less this summer ...

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Airline Showcases Proudly South African Wines Served Onboard

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 15 May 2019 – Emirates airline continues its long-standing relationship with South Africa’s top wine producers. Since 2005, the airline has partnered with 25 local wineries, providing travellers with 50 different South African wines to enjoy onboard Emirates flights ...

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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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Expo 2020 Dubai Pavilion to Focus on Commercial Aviation

Dubai, UAE, 9 May 2019 – Emirates, the Premier Partner and Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, today unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of its ultramodern pavilion for the 6-month mega-event. The Emirates Pavilion’s design and visitor experience will utilise ...

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Emirates To Deploy Latest Boeing 777-300ER to Malé

Emirates Boeing 777-300ER First Class private suite

Dubai, U.A.E, 23 April 2019 –  Emirates has announced the deployment of its latest Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft fitted with the ‘Game Changer’ First Class suites on its Dubai- Malé route from 1st June 2019. The Maldivian capital will become ...

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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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Arsenal en route to Dubai for friendly match with Al Nasr Sports Club

Arsenal soccer team posing in front of an Emirates aircraft

Gunners travel on new Arsenal branded Emirates A380 for mid-season training camp DUBAI, UAE, 22 March 2019: Arsenal Football Club today boarded a newly branded Emirates A380 with a livery featuring a montage of Arsenal first team players. The club is ...

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Airline To Launch Second Daily Flight To London Stansted

Emirates Boeing 777-300ER

DUBAI, U.A.E., 13 March 2019 –  Emirates has announced the launch of a second daily flight from Dubai (DXB) to London Stansted (STN) starting 01 July 2019. The additional flight means that Emirates customers will now have 11 daily flight options ...

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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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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 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 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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‘Tis The Season For Emirates Festive Offerings

South African travellers on Emirates can look forward to celebrating Christmas joy at 40,000 ft. this December with a delicious festive menu and nostalgic holiday films on board. The most popular holiday destinations for South Africans travelling on Emirates this festive ...

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Massive Surprise as Siya and Gally win Emirates Pursuit Of Jazz

Emirates Pursuit of Jazz winners Siya and Gally.

Over 100 days and 500 entries, South Africa’s favourite Jazz artists have been found. On the 4 December 2018, five jazz artists performed at Katzy’s Rosebank in Johannesburg for the opportunity of a lifetime, to be selected as the overall ...

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Emirates Unveils World’s First Biometric Path

JOHANNESBURG, Southe Africa, 30 October 2018 – Emirates is gearing up to launch the world’s first “biometric path” which will offer its customers a smooth and truly seamless airport journey at the airline’s hub in Dubai International airport. Utilising the ...

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Emirates Announces Exciting Offer to Explore Dubai

Emirates aircraft over Dubai

Emirates is offering South African travellers the opportunity to visit Dubai with a special Economy Class and Business Class roundtrip. Passengers who take advantage of the special will be able to earn Skywards Bonus Miles with the addition of a free third piece of ...

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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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Emirates Wins Gold at Global Awards

JOHANNESBURG, 12 September 2018 – Emirates airline’s fully-enclosed First Class Private Suites, launched in November last year on its Boeing 777 aircraft, has been awarded gold by Future Travel Experience (FTE) in the “Up in the Air” category. The FTE Global ...

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Emirates Announces South African Fare Sale

Johannesburg, South Africa – 03 January 2018. Emirates announced today its Hello 2018 fare sale, offering special deals on Economy class and Business class return flights to popular destinations for South African travellers. For those looking to take their dream holiday or visit ...

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Emirates Goes Real Madrid Via Dubai

Four daily A380 services in each direction between Dubai and Barcelona/Madrid Total daily seat capacity between Dubai and Spain of 2,044 seats in each direction Strong ties between Dubai and Spain through Real Madrid sponsorship and SkyCargo operation DUBAI, U.A.E., ...

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Emirates Introduces Electronic Device Service for US Flights

Following the Electronic Device Ban on Flights to US and UK announcement, Emirates will introduce a new service to enable customers to use their laptops and tablet devices until just before they board their flights to the US. Emirates customers travelling to ...

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Emirates Ups Services to India

Emirates, a global connector of people and places will expand its A380 network to 28 destinations, when it launches a daily A380 service to Mumbai International Airport on 21st July. EK 500 and EK 501 between Dubai and Mumbai will ...

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