Archive for February, 2011


Emirates Named Airline of the Year

Emirates airline has been awarded the Air Transport World’s ‘Airline of the Year’ at a gala dinner in Washington, DC. The award for the Dubai based airline was presented to Emirates President Tim Clark who had the following to say. “The last few years have been among the most demanding in our industry’s history but […]

February 17, 2011 | By More

Dubai Setting for World’s Largest Hotel

A Dubai based conglomerate (Al Habtoor Group) plans to build the world’s largest hotel in Dubai on Sheikh Zayed Road. Reports suggest that it will be around 25% bigger with regards to the number of rooms than the Atlantis hotel located at Palm Jumeirah. The hotel in Dubai will add over 2,000 rooms and suites […]

February 7, 2011 | By More

Emirates drops 10kg extra allowance

Emirates airline has announced that it will be withdrawing its 10kg extra baggage allowance for economy class passengers from 1st February 2011. Emirates said in the statement that passengers with tickets booked prior to 1st February 2011 would still get the old allowance, but that the new rule applies to both commercial passengers and Emirates […]

February 4, 2011 | By More