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Emirates Airline teams up with Eastern Airways

Emirates Airline teams up with Eastern Airways

Emirates Airline and Eastern Airways partnership is now offering same-day connections from Aberdeen to Dubai via Newcastle. Increasing its network of connections around the world since November thanks to the agreement, Dubai has been welcoming more visitors from Aberdeen who now have a convenient route into the emirate. The UK regional airline has rescheduled its […]

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UAE sets visa fees of $250 to $1,000 for Canadians

UAE sets visa fees of $250 to $1,000 for Canadians

The latest development in a diplomatic row over landing rights will now mean that Canadian nationals may have to pay up to $1,000 in visa fees to travel to the United Arab Emirates from next month Tensions have increased between the UAE and Canada who denied expanded landing rights for UAE airlines flying to Canada […]

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Emirates Flight to Lisbon

Dubai Visas for Canadians under $70

Emirates and Etihad are now offering an alternative to the expensive embassy route for Canadians to obtain a Visa for Dubai. Canadians travelling through Dubai can now obtain a short-term visa of 4 days for $61.5 (Dh225.9), so long as they are travelling with Emirates airline. Canadian citizens holding a valid residency in the UAE […]

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Emirates launches new routes

Emirates launches new routes

Emirates Airlines will launch a daily Dubai to Geneva service on 1st June (Boeing 777-200LR/777-300ER) and a 4 times weekly Dubai to Basra service on 2nd February (Airbus A330-200). Emirates will also increase its daily Dubai to Hamburg service to twice daily from 1st September (777-200).

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UAE flights to Europe back on schedule

UAE flights to Europe back on schedule

All of Emirates’ 6 gateway airports in the UK are open.. Even as air traffic at London’s Heathrow Airport crawled back to near normal on Thursday, hotels near the airport are cashing in on delays and cancellations caused by freezing weather, charging up to 300% more for rooms at the moment than prices for next […]

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Dubai Airport Set to be World's Busiest by 2020

Dubai Airport Set to be World’s Busiest by 2020

Paul Griffiths, the CEO of Dubai Airports has said that Passenger figures at Dubai Airport are set to reach 90 million by 2020 which will make Dubai International Airport the world’s busiest in terms of international passenger traffic. For next year, Dubai Airports has predicted that passenger growth at Dubai International Airport will grow by […]

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Emirates and JetBlue agree new partnership

Emirates and JetBlue agree new partnership

Emirates and JetBlue Airways have announced plans to form a partnership to allow passengers to take flights with each airline with a single ticket. Passengers taking flights to Dubai and other destinations with the 2 airlines will also be able to benefit from joint check-in and baggage transfer services. Emirates currently offers 2 daily flights […]

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Dubai International posts big 2010 growth numbers

Dubai International posts big 2010 growth numbers

Dubai International Airport recorded a massive 25% surge in passenger traffic year-over-year for September and an 11.3% rise in international freight. Some 34.09 million passengers passed through Dubai airport in the first 9 months of 2010, up 15.8% compared to the same period in 2009. The largest growth was seen on routes to and from […]

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Emirates adding new weekly services

Emirates adding new weekly services

Emirates is adding 5 weekly services each to Riyadh and Jeddah from Dubai International Airport bringing the total in each market to 12. The New Riyadh service from Dubai Airport began on the 31st October aboard an Airbus A330-200 with 237 seats in 3 classes. An Additional service from Dubai to Jeddah starts on the […]

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Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways add New Links

Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways add New Links

Emirates, which just celebrated its 25th anniversary, has added non-stop services to Dakar (Senegal), Dubai to Madrid (Spain), Medina (Saudi Arabia) and Prague (Czech Republic). Qatar Airways has added non-stop flights to São Paulo (Brazil), and added Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Phuket (Thailand) flights with an intermediate stop. Finally, Etihad has added non-stop flights to […]

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Emirates Announces Huge Rise in Profits

Emirates Announces Huge Rise in Profits

Emirates has seen its profits jump to an astonishing 351% to US$925m for the first 6 months of 2010 compared with the same period of last year. Emirates has said that passenger numbers has increased to 15.5 million and load factors had reached 81.2% which is the highest ever for a 6-month period. Premium class […]

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