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Emirates Unveils Latest A380 Onboard Lounge at ITB Berlin

Dubai-based Emirates has officially unveiled its latest iteration of the Airbus A380's signature onboard lounge. The new lounge, announced back in February 2017, was unveiled at the Emirates stand at ITB (Internationale Tourismus-Borse) in Berlin on Wednesday. The new lounge, part of a multi-million dollar cabin upgrade program which will see cabin enhancements for both Boeing 777 and A380 fleets, will be fitted onboard all new A380 aircraft, with the first due to be put into service in July 2017.…

Emirates to Launch Service to Phnom Penh, Cambodia

On Tuesday, Dubai-based Emirates announced that the airline would continue its expansion in Asia by beginning service to Phnom Penh, Cambodia beginning July 1, using a Boeing 777-300ER. This aircraft will be in Emirates' two-class configuration, featuring Business and Economy. According to the airline’s website, the flight will make a stop…

Qatar Airways to Launch World’s Longest Scheduled Flight on Sunday

Doha-based Qatar Airways will be operating the world's longest scheduled passenger flight between Doha and Auckland. This new route will surpass Emirates' Dubai to Auckland route, which currently holds the title. Qatar's newest route is scheduled for a flight time of 16 hours and 20 minutes, which beats the Emirates…

Emirates Announces 12th US Destination via Athens

On Monday, Dubai-based Emirates announced the first nonstop year round flight between the United States and Greece. The new flight will be Emirates’ second “Fifth Freedom” flight to the US. The Greek Government initially showed its interest to Emirates for a nonstop flight from Greece to New York a few years…

Emirates Extends Lounge Access for Passengers in Dubai

Emirates announced on Tuesday that they will be opening up their business and first class lounges to all passengers. Lounges were previously only open to higher-tier frequent flyer members and Business or First Class travelers. While Silver and Gold tier members still have the same privileges, passengers can use either lounge…

Emirates Announces Daily A380 Service to Brazil

On the heels of its latest route announcement to Croatia, Emirates has outlined its intention to upgrade the aircraft to an Airbus A380 on the airline's Sao Paulo route. Currently served by a Boeing 777-300ER, the larger aircraft will offer numerous features when it takes flight to the Brazillian city…

Emirates Makes First Route Announcement of 2017 With New Flights…

On Thursday, Dubai-based Emirates announced a new daily service to Zagreb, Croatia. It is the airline's first destination in the country and the first route announcement of 2017. The fight will mark the only scheduled widebody service to Zagreb. Emirates will be the 3rd airline to serve Croatia from the Middle…

A Reflection on Emirates’ Increased Success in 2016

Dubai-based Emirates rounded off 2016 with another year of growth across all spectrums of their network in terms of fleet growth, route development, and an increased number of passengers. Emirates' President Tim Clark was very satisfied with the airline's growth in 2016 and commented on the airline's strength by saying,…

Emirates Now Operates the World’s Shortest and Longest A380 Routes

Emirates is the airline of the superlatives. The fast growing company has broken many records over the years since it commenced operations in 1985. At that time, it was operating with only two aircraft. Today, Emirates is flying one of the world’s largest fleet of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s. On…

Emirates To Operate An All A380 and 777 Fleet

Emirates has been incrementally streamlining their fleet for a few years and now it comes to a conclusion. The airline has retired their last Airbus A330 aircraft (registered as A6-EAK) from operational service, which was the last of 29 Airbus A330 aircraft that the airline had been operating since the…