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Emirates A380 Flights from New York to Dubai

The Emirates A380 Airbus service is returning from New York City to Dubai Airport. Emirates Airlines has announced that their renewed service from New York City to Dubai which will begin on the 31st October 2010. From the 1st November onwards there will be 7 daily non stop flights to Dubai from the USA that […]

October 14, 2010 | By More

Dubai Airport Celebrates 50th Year

After 50 years of growth from its humble beginnings in 1960 to a global aviation hub, Dubai International Airport has reached a historic milestone by recently celebrating its golden anniversary. In 1959, Shaikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum ordered the construction of Dubai Airport, which consisted of a 1,800 metre airstrip of compacted sand, an […]

October 3, 2010 | By More

Emirates Terminal 3 Welcomes 50 millionth passenger

In the celebratory spirit of the Islamic festival of Eid Al Fitr, Dubai Airport, Emirates Airline and Dubai Duty Free (DDF) recently welcomed their 50 millionth passenger to pass through the world’s largest airport terminal, Dubai International Emirates Terminal 3. Parvez Khan, an assistant manager with a hotel in Dubai and a resident of Ajman, […]

September 23, 2010 | By More

Dubai Airport offers more seats than JFK

Ever increasing numbers of flights out of the Middle East to Asia and Europe have contributed towards Dubai International Airport now outstripping New York’s JFK in terms of capacity. According to September figures by aviation intelligence gatherer OAG in its Frequency and Capacity Trends Statistics Report, Dubai has seen a 14% increase in seat capacity […]

September 20, 2010 | By More

Dubai Airport Taxis to sell Bottled Water

Bottles of ice cold mineral water will soon be available for purchase when entering a taxi in Dubai. DTC, The Dubai Taxi Corporation has announced that it will install mini water coolers along with water bottles in 350 taxis at Dubai airport as part of a 3 month trial period and that the service will […]

September 17, 2010 | By More

Dnata Opens Lounge at Dubai Airport

The leading air travel services provider Dnata has opened a new dedicated lounge at Dubai Airport to enhance the special handling services it provides to passengers travelling through the airport. The new lounge at Dubai Airport which is located within the Emirates Terminal 3 building operates 24 hours a day and caters for Emirates passengers […]

September 14, 2010 | By More

Emirates A380 Lands at Manchester Airport

Yesterday, Emirates’ maiden flight from Dubai to Manchester was the first time the world’s largest airliner has operated a scheduled service from a regional airport. The Emirates superjumbo, carrying up to 517 passengers, is now operating one of Emirates’ 2 daily flights from Manchester to Dubai non-stop. It will also introduce Emirates’ First Class cabin, […]

September 2, 2010 | By More

Dubai World Central Signs Agreements with 20 Companies

20 new companies have signed agreements with Dubai World Central (DWC) over the last 2 months since the opening of Al Maktoum International Airport. The companies who have signed up at DWC are both local and foreign. Dubai World Central and its corresponding units are experiencing an increased interest from local and foreign companies to […]

August 25, 2010 | By More

Emirate’s Adds 2nd Dubai to Houston Flight

Emirates Airline has announced plans to introduce a 2nd daily flight between Dubai and Houston on 1st November. The expansion will also come in the form of another daily flight between Dubai and Los Angeles, to begin on 31st October. This gives the Dubai-based airline 2 flights daily to Houston, both on Boeing 777 aircraft. […]

August 16, 2010 | By More

Emirates Launches Madrid Flights

Emirates Airlines has launched daily non-stop flights from Dubai to Madrid on the 1st August 2010 which now provides the only scheduled passenger service between Spain and Dubai. The recent introduction of flights from Madrid to Dubai has made the Spanish capital Emirate’ss 25th destination in Europe. Madrid has been introduced as Emirates’ 4th destination […]

August 16, 2010 | By More

Emirates adds check-in kiosks at Dubai Metro stations

Emirates has announced the introduction of self-service check-in kiosks at stations on the Dubai Metro network. This now means that passengers travelling on the Dubai Metro can check in for their return flight from their destination before arriving at Dubai International Airport. Emirates Airlines confirmed that passengers can use the machines at the Mall of […]

August 4, 2010 | By More