Emirates Airlines

Airline crew to face jail term over sexy texts

Emirates-AirlineSending sexually explicit text messages cost very dearly to the members of two Emirates airlines cabin crew as they were awarded a jail of three months. The National Newspaper claimed that both persons were convicted of "coercion to commit sin," according to information received from the court dealing with the matter.

Air Canada Chief Criticizes Emirates Airline

Calin-RovinescuAir Canada President Calin Rovinescu pulled Emirates Airline for using unfair practices for getting additional access in Canada. Coming down heavily on some Dubai and United Arab Emirates based air-lines for using predatory tactics to get more access to Vancouver and Calgary.

Active role sought by UAE in knowledge based economy

Emirates-AirlineEmirates Airline chief executive Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum told that in order to come out from the global economic crisis, the education would be the most strived effort of the UAE.

Sheikh Ahmed, who is also the chairman of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, told that the will and belief of its people had become stronger. The comments were published by news agency WAM.

Emirates to double daily flights to Jakarta

Emirates-AirlinesUnited Arab Emirates-based Emirates Airline has announced to provide better connectivity between Indonesia and UAE by launching twice daily flights from Jakarta to Dubai from March 1 in line with government's plans to increase arrivals from Middle Eastern countries by up to 100,000 in 2010. The airline operated 11 times in a week in 2009.

Emirates Announces Family Discounts

Emirates Airlines, in a bid to woo customers, have announced special family discount of 50 per cent to over 30 destinations. The move would help UAE residents to travel at affordable rates with their family members in Business or First Class.

The family fare offer would be effective up to January 15 over destinations including Amman, Damascus, Tehran, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Singapore, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Munich, Maldives, Karachi, Doha, Muscat, Hyderabad and Kozhikode.

Emirates Airline Sets for Amsterdam Route

Dubai-based Emirates Airline plans to roll out flights to cosmopolitan Dutch city Amsterdam from May 1, 2010. The aviation major is likely to announce flights to more destinations in coming months excluding already announced three destinations earlier this year.