Airlines That Still Give Free Perks – Top Ten

Turkish Delight

Surprise! We lost your luggage. Surprise! Your tray table is broken. While it seems like most airline surprises end in disappointment, a few bold airlines are delighting passengers every day with pleasing perks to make flying just a little better. Some—like traditional sweets on Turkish Airlines and lounge access on Porter Airlines—are available regardless of […]

Boeing and Emirates Airline Celebrate Delivery of 100th 777-300ER

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Boeing and Emirates Airline are celebrating the delivery of the airline’s 100th 777-300ER (Extended Range), marking another milestone in a partnership that began over two decades ago when the Dubai-based airline ordered its first 777. With this delivery, Emirates will have 142 777s in operation and is the only airline in the world to operate […]

What Emirates’ A350 Order Cancellation Means for Boeing and Airbus

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Airbus suffered a huge setback when its most-prized customer, Emirates , cancelled a multibillion-dollar deal for 70 A350-XWBs in June. What rubbed salt into the wound was that a month later, the Gulf carrier confirmed the order for 150 Boeing 777Xs. This has raised several questions regarding the relationship Emirates shares with the aviation majors. […]

Emirates in Market for up to 70 Airbus A380Neos

Emirates Airline’s fleet of Airbus A380s is sure to get bigger, but its next order for the Super Jumbo could be for an upgraded version of the aircraft should Airbus proceed with the development of the re-engined A380neo project to follow its A320neo and A330neo programmes. Speaking on the sidelines of the World Route Development […]

Emirates Air Planning Expansion on U.S. Rivals’ Home Turf

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Emirates Airline, the largest international carrier, is planning an expansion that would make the U.S. market one of its three largest sources of revenue, said Tim Clark, president of the Dubai-based carrier. Although the U.S. now drives just 7 percent of Emirates’ sales, the region is “hugely important” to the carrier, Clark told the World […]

Emirates Expands A380 Global Network

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, will over the next few months increase the number of destinations to which it flies its flagship A380 aircraft, providing more opportunities for Kenyans to enjoy and experience the A380 when they connect through Dubai to any of more than 30 destinations worldwide. In addition to current […]

Emirates Airlines launches first non-stop Dubai-Chicago flight

Emirates Airlines launched its first non-stop flight from Dubai to America’s Windy City Chicago on August 5, marking its ninth US route from where the airline operates. The Boeing carrier EK 777-200RL landed in Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport after a 14-hour flight on Tuesday, at 3:25 pm local time which was showered with a water […]