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An Emirates Airbus A380 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Hisham Qadri)

Emirates Celebrates 10 Years of Service to Los Angeles

Friday marked an important milestone for Emirates Airline as it celebrated its 10 years of flying between Dubai and Los Angeles. Launching the route on Oct. 26, 2008, Los Angeles was Emirates’ third route to the United States behind New York and Houston, with three weekly flights serving the city initially using a Boeing 777-200LR. Now, the airline serves the Californian city with daily service on its flagship Airbus A380 aircraft. In the 10 years its been providing service to…

Potential Emirates Acquisition of Etihad Creates Airport Confusion

Word broke on Thursday of Emirates potentially acquiring Etihad, a piece of news that seems to re-appear every few months. Both airlines are state-owned by different emirates in the UAE. Emirates is owned by the government of Dubai while Etihad is owned by the government of Abu Dhabi. It’s no…

Emirates First Class Suite Wins Top PaxEx Prize at Future…

At the Future Travel Experience Global Awards on Monday in Las Vegas, Nevada, Emirates Airline walked away with the top award for their newly-debuted first class suites found on its Boeing 777 aircraft. The product won gold in the “Up in the Air” category, which focuses on initiatives that enhance…

Emirates Enhances Onboard Family Friendly Amenities

While Emirates Airline’s ultra-luxury premium class products impress its adult passengers, the airline is introducing new amenities for those yet to fully appreciate the finer things in life, children. For its younger passengers, Emirates is providing toys and activity books to play with and pass the time in-flight. Chosen from…

Photos: The Emirates Lounge Returns to JFK Airport

After a year of renovations, Emirates Airline reopened its first and business class lounge at New York’s JFK Airport last month. The lounge, which caters to the airline’s most premium passengers, is one out of 23 Emirates lounges worldwide and is one of the largest outside of the airline’s hub…

Emirates Partners with American Agricultural Firm to Meet Catering Needs

As any novice or experienced traveler can tell you, one of the most important aspects of a long-haul flight is the food. Emirates Airline, one of the world’s leading long-haul airlines known for its extravagant service onboard its flights, knows this too and has partnered with American agricultural firm Crop…

Etihad Plans to Loan Pilots to Emirates

In a surprising announcement, Etihad Airways will loan out pilots to rival U.A.E. carrier, Emirates. The move was confirmed by officials from Emirates Airline as a way to stifle the airline's ongoing pilot shortage. The unique pilot sharing program comes as both airlines continue to face their own unique struggles.…

Emirates Testing A380 at Boston’s Logan International Airport

This Saturday will see Emirates test its largest aircraft, the Airbus A380-800, at Boston’s Logan International Airport, according to One Mile at a Time. Currently, the Gulf carrier serves Boston with its largest Boeing long-haul aircraft, the Boeing 777-300ER, with daily service to its hub in Dubai. Although still speculation,…

How a Pilot Shortage Has Slowly Been Affecting Emirates

In early April, Emirates President Sir Tim Clark held a press conference in Hamburg, Germany. This was just a few days after the airline had announced they would be cutting flights to their destinations in Florida, causing many to speculate that maybe the Gulf carrier was expanding too quickly for…

Emirates Announcement Provides Further Boost for London-Stansted Airport

On Wednesday, Emirates Airline announced that they will begin flights between Dubai and Stansted airport, northeast of London, from June 2018. This will mark the third London airport and the seventh U.K. route operated by the U.A.E.-based carrier after Heathrow, Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow. The 777-300ER service will…