Royal Air Maroc, Emirates Anounce Codeshare Partnership

Royal Air Maroc and Emirates Airlines have signed a codeshare partnership that aims to boost flights between Dubai, Casablanca, and other destinations. The agreement announced on May 10 in Dubai will be valid from the end of the month, and will cover a total of 209 combined destinations, "providing more…

Emirates SkyCargo Transports Over 1 Billion COVID-19 Vaccines

News of Covid-19 vaccines available for distribution around the world buoyed industry practitioners both above and below deck with cargo carriers with climate-controlled facilities suddenly having a business opportunity in the worldwide distribution of billions of doses of vaccines. Among the carriers that benefited immensely from the supply chain of…

Emirates, Qatar Airways Push for New Nigerian National Carrier As…

Nigeria's much anticipated Nigeria Air will finally launch in 2023, according to the West African country's Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC). The office of the country's president officially agreed to the extended deadline, according to ICRC Director General Michael Ohiani. “I want to assure the Nigerian public that we are…

Emirates Resumes U.S. Flights Despite 5G Interruptions

Emirates has announced it will restore its full scheduled operations to all its U.S. destinations that were suspended last week based on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing recommendations on possible interference between the 5G antennas and aircraft systems. The services resumption is also a result of telecommunication operators delaying…

Emirates Takes Delivery of Final A380

Emirates took delivery of MSN272 on Thursday, 21 years after betting on the model as its launch customer during the 2000 Farnborough Air Show, when the aircraft was still being presented as A3XX, thus marking the end of the production line of the largest passenger aircraft in history. A total…

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…

Dubai Airshow Recap: Days 1 and 2

The Dubai Airshow this week is bringing the aviation community back together in a way not seen since before the Covid-19 pandemic took hold of the world in early 2020. Industry leaders in aircraft manufacturing, airline and aircraft servicers, commercial airlines, and business aviation companies are all making appearances as…

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.…