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Emirates to introduce flights to Dakar

With the inauguration of Emirates new route to Dakar now just 4 weeks away, Emirates Airlines has unveiled a large number of economical benefits that the new service to Dakar will bring to the Middle East, West Africa and markets throughout Emirates international network. As the sole scheduled passenger service between the UAE and Senegal, […]

August 3, 2010 | By More

Emirates Purchases 30 Boeing 777

Emirates Airline has placed an order yesterday with Boeing for an additional 30 777-300ER aircraft, worth approximately $9.1 billion (Dh33.4 billion) in list prices. The new order by Emirates adds to the fleet of 71 777-300ERs previously ordered, of which 53 aircraft are currently in service. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum witnessed the […]

July 20, 2010 | By More

Dubai Airports Consider Use of Face Recognition Cameras

The 2 Airports in Dubai, Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport are considering the use of face recognition cameras to enhance security at the airports in Dubai. New hi-tech cameras will be installed at Dubai Airport and Al Maktoum Airport to ensure better security measures as 732 criminal cases have been registered this […]

July 19, 2010 | By More

Emirates Flies A380 to Delhi

Emirates operated its first superjumbo A380 to New Delhi yesterday as a special flight to celebrate the launch of the newly opened Terminal 3 at Indira Gandhi International Airport in the Indian capital. This move by Emirates has given rise to speculation that the airline is looking to launch its superjumbo A380 into India in […]

July 16, 2010 | By More

Dubai Airports Scrap Full Body Security Scanners

Police in Dubai have announced that full-body security scanners will not be used at the airports due to the fact that the devices do not correspond with national customs and ethics Ahmad Mohammad Bin Thani, head of airport security said that the security scanners “contradict Islam,” andf that the idea was scrapped “out of respect […]

July 16, 2010 | By More

Emirates Increases Flights From Singapore to Dubai

From the 1st July 2010, Emirates has increased its services from Singapore to Dubai to 21 weekly flights instead of the previous 19 flights and now offers even more connections onto the 14 daily UK flights departing from Dubai. Emirates recently doubled up its Heathrow A380 services and all Singapore to Dubai flights in both […]

July 15, 2010 | By More

Flydubai Introduces 21st Destination

Dubai’s first low cost airline, Flydubai, has notched up its 4th new destination in a week when their inaugural flight to Sri Lanka touched down in Colombo. Flydubai’s CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith, who travelled on the inaugural flight, said, “We’re delighted to be able to expand our range of destinations in the South Asian sub-continent […]

June 30, 2010 | By More

Dubai Duty Free teams up with Dubai Cares

Dubai Duty Free has teamed up with the UAE-based philanthropic establishment, Dubai Cares, to launch a range of merchandise at Dubai International Airport. Featuring the Dubai Cares logo, the Dubai Cares range includes affordable items which will appeal to passengers departing and arriving at Dubai Airport. The products and dedicated merchandise, which are of a […]

June 18, 2010 | By More

Air Berlin to Dubai and Phuket

Air Berlin has announced plans to add flights from Berlin to Dubai and Phuket, Thailand with the start of its winter schedule, which begins on 1st Novemeber 2010. Germany’s second-biggest carrier will serve Dubai 3 times a week and Phuket up to 6 times.

June 18, 2010 | By More

Emirates Orders 32 Airbus A380’s

Emirates Airlines has recently placed an $11.5 billion order for a further 32 Airbus A380’s. This order is in addition to the 10 megajumbo jet’s that they currently own and the further 48 A380’s that Emirates still have on order. These figures instantly make Emirates the largest customer of the super jumbo A380’s. Once all […]

June 11, 2010 | By More

Dubai Airport Launches Silent Project

Dubai Airports has introduced the first ‘silent airport’ project aimed at significantly improving the ambiance both inside and outside Dubai Airport by eliminating unnecessary announcements and banning noisy aircraft. The ‘silent airport’ project will dramatically reduce the number of public announcements made across all 3 terminals at Dubai Airport which has become the world’s 4th […]

June 8, 2010 | By More