Emirates to retire A380 planes, cut fleet size
Emirates airline is at the verge of retiring A380 fleet as its manufacturer, Airbus, is also set to wind down its production in 2020. The move is expected to result in the reduction of the number of Emirates’ aircraft to 90-100 by the mid-2020s.
Shake-up in Emirates as profits plunge by 69 per cent
The recent 69 per cent plunge in the profit of Emirates airline has further taken its toll, with the carrier announcing a shake-up in its management structure.
Pressure mounts to slash multiple destinations, frequencies of foreign carriers
The bid to cut multiple destinations and frequencies currently enjoyed by foreign carriers has gathered momentum, as the Federal Government may consider a review of the slots in favour of local operators.
Tackling unholy pacts in air travel business
Aviation’s bilateral or multilateral pact is to enhance global air travel business and create win-win for the parties. But when such an agreement is skewed against a partner and a rip-off, then it is time for a contract review or notice to quit.
Emirates Group posts $296 million half-year profit amid 53% slump
The Emirates Group has announced its half-year results for 2018-2019, posting a net profit of $296 million (AED 1.1 billion).
Emirates excites kids with inflight offerings
According to a Chartered Psychologist and Boredom Expert, Dr Sandi Mann, from the University of Central Lancashire in England, there are certain activities that will help parents engage their kids when travelling long haul with babies and young children.
Emirates airline, Airbus agree $16b deal to keep A380 production going
Emirates Airlines has struck a $16 billion deal with Airbus to buy 36 A380 superjumbos just days after the European manufacturer said it would have to halt production without new orders. The company said it had placed firm orders for 20 of the double-decker aircraft with options for a further 16. Deliveries are scheduled to…
Emirates opens China routes for business travellers, tourists
Emirates airline has open flight operations to China, with multiple destinations beyond Beijing and Guangzhou.