Emirates Nearly Tripled Passenger Tally, Doubled Revenue in 2021-2022 Year

Emirates, the Dubai-based flag carrier airline of the Arab Emirate of Dubai, part of The Emirates Group owned by the Government of Dubai, two days ago published its financial year 2021-2022 results on its official website. According to the report, Emirates' total passenger and cargo capacity increased by 47%, restoring…

Dubai Airport Closes Northern Runway for Refurbishment

Dubai Airports has confirmed plans to close Dubai, The United Emirates' International Airport northern runway for a 45-day period between May 9 and June 22, 2022, to carry out refurbishment that will ensure continued safety and efficient operations. While regular runway maintenance at the airport is scheduled on a weekly…

Uganda Airlines Faces Network Challenges

COVID-19 has drastically decreased airline traffic across all routes, raising questions as to whether the current crisis will lead to structural changes within the industry. On the network side, this includes a debate about when and if traffic will return to normal. Uganda Airlines — like other carriers —will have…

Emirates Suspends Flights To Nigeria Amid Slot Dispute

Last Friday, Emirates announced the suspension of flight operations between Nigeria and Dubai amid an intensifying slot allocation row between the Nigerian Ministry of Aviation and the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), just a week after the country's largest airline announced its flight resumption to Abuja, Nigeria…

Emirates Marks Return to Algeria

Just a year ago, the aviation industry was struggling through the wrath of the Covid-19 pandemic with airlines hardly able to publish schedules with most borders around the globe closed. The flight routes that were once so regular became paused and it began to feel like a struggle just to…

Emirates A380s Are Returning To Sydney

Ever since the news came about of Australia's borders being re-opened to international travelers from November onwards, several airlines – such as Hawaiian Airlines and Singapore Airlines, as well as national carrier Qantas – have made scheduled changes in their network for flight service resumptions in and out of Australia.…

Emirates Plans A380 Service to Johannesburg from 31 October as…

During the heart of the pandemic, the world’s largest passenger transport aircraft, Airbus A380, was strongly criticized for inefficiency during the air crisis, leading to most operators retiring the type. However, that was then as better days begin to appear on the horizon of the giant of two floors. The…

Emirates to Receive Last A380s in November As Production Ends

Dubai-based Emirates announced on Wednesday its intention to receive the final three of its Airbus A380s in November of this year, putting an end to Airbus's 14-year run building the iconic double-decker aircraft. The three aircraft were originally planned to be delivered to the carrier by June 2022. However the…

Emirates Expands Partnership with Airlink, Increases Southern African Presence

Emirates and Airlink have announced the expansion of their existing partnership into a unilateral codeshare agreement that will allow travelers to and from South Africa convenient access to more than 40 domestic and regional destinations across 12 African countries. Adnan Kazim, Chief Commercial Officer of Emirates Airline said, “The expansion…