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Emirates targets leisure travelers to surf recovery?

With the world seemingly writing the last chapter of the current COVID-19 crisis, is Emirates looking to surf the recovery by targeting leisure travelers?...


Tony Douglas: “the jury’s out” on Etihad Airways Airbus A380 fate

Whether the Etihad Airways Airbus A380 fleet will fly again remains undecided due to brand and sustainability issues imposed by the aircraft, the airlines CEO Tony Douglas said....


Dubai bans Air India Express after finding ill passenger onboard

Authorities in Dubai have banned all Air India Express flights for 15 days starting from September 18, 2020. Indian low-cost airline is officially forbidden from entering the city due to a second consecutive violation of the COVID-19 protocol within a month....


Emirates 777 door nearly torn off after air bridge incident

Emirates Boeing 777-300ER (registered A6-ENN) was damaged after an air bridge malfunctioned during disembarking in Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) the Philippines....


Emirates A380 network expands to six cities

As the international market recovers, Emirates announced that it is adding one additional city to its Airbus A380 network....


Eid festival brings UAE tourism regulations to pre-pandemic level

A large increase in tourism is expected in United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the wake of Eid al-Adha, one of the main Muslim festivities. National carrier Emirates is forecasting the busiest weekend in months, and Dubai’s entry requirements got updated to the state they were in before the COVID-19 pandemic.  ...


Struggling Emirates could pose problems not only for the airline

While usually, a struggling airline does not have major implications on a local economy, the latest results posted by Emirates could spell trouble for Dubai....


Emirates to receive financial aid from Dubai government

The Crown Prince of Dubai Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum announced that the local government is willing to inject more funds into Emirates, a cornerstone piece for the local economy, as he indicated....


FedEx flight FX5092 reports emergency and diverts to Cologne

A FedEx flight from Liege (Belgium) to Dubai (UAE) was diverted to Cologne (Germany) after declaring an emergency....


Clark: Emirates does not expect to receive a single 777X in 2020

As the relationship between Emirates and aircraft manufacturers keeps on getting spicier and spicier, the airlines’ president, Tim Clark, has provided an update on his expectations about Boeing’s 777X delivery timeline. Just a month ago, on September 6, 2019, Clark threw shade towards Airbus and Boeing for their lackluster reliability on new aircraft. While speaking at The Aviation Show MEASA 2019 on October 14, 2019, Emirates’...