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Amadeus Hotel Store Launched

Amadeus, a global leader in technology and distribution solutions for the travel and tourism industry, recently announced the launch of Amadeus Hotel Store.

Emirates Orders 71 New Passenger Jets

International press coverage of a record order of 71 new passenger jets by Emirates centered on the airline's attempt to rescue the airline industry as it did in 2001 with a $15 billion order for new jets. Yet, despite this widespread view of the new $19-billion-order, industry...

AIA Awards Airlines

Athens International Airport (AIA) awarded airlines that recorded the highest passenger development in 2009, a very challenging year for the global industry, during the 10th Airline Marketing Workshop held last month.
Emirates Cabin Crew

Emirates: Cabin Crew Open Day In Athens

The recruitment team of Dubai-based Emirates airline will host a Career Day “Cabin Crew Open Day” next Saturday in Athens, Greece, to meet potential applicants.

Airline Of The Year Award For Emirates

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has been awarded the prestigious Centre for Aviation (CAPA) Airline of the Year 2012; the third time that Emirates has won the award.
Emirates A380

Emirates Says “Hello 2013” With Great Fares

Emirates is welcoming 2013 aboard by offering very attractive fares for quick-acting customers.
Concourse A is the world’s first dedicated A380 hub and will become the “home of the Emirates A380”.

Emirates A380 Departs From New Concourse A

Emirates, one of the world's fastest growing airlines, on Wednesday, 2 January 2013, achieved another first with the inaugural departure of an A380 flight from the new and world's only dedicated and purpose-built A380 concourse at Dubai International Airport.

Finnair: World’s Safest Airline

Finnair topped the world's safest airlines list, according to the 2012 airline safety ranking recently released by Europe's Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Center (JACDEC).

Emirates Announces Five-Year Agreement With F1

Emirates announced a five year sponsorship deal with the Formula One group, according to which the airline will have trackside branding at most of its races.

World’s First A380 Facility Fully Open For Business

Emirates and Dubai Airports recently announced the successful completion of the phased launch of Concourse A – the home of the A380 and the world’s first purpose-built facility for the aircraft at Dubai International.

Athens Airport Honors Airlines For 2012 Development

Athens International Airport (AIA) awarded airlines that recorded the highest passenger development in 2012, during the 13th Airline Marketing Workshop held at the airport on 14 February.

Emirates Launches “Share A Smile” Campaign

Emirates recently unveiled a new campaign showcasing the lighter side of language. Named “Share a Smile” the airline has created 29 videos in 14 languages featuring members of its cabin crew expressing quirky and unusual expressions and greetings from around the world.

Emirates To Launch Second Daily Airbus A380 Service To Sydney

Emirates will add a second Airbus A380 service on the Sydney-Dubai route from 1 June 1 2013.

Qantas-Emirates Deal Approved By Australian Regulator

Emirates and Qantas welcomed today, 27 March, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) approval of their partnership for a period of five years.

Emirates Launches Contest For “Greener” Ideas

Emirates recently announced its "A Greener Tomorrow" initiative and has allocated funds of US$150,000 to support environmental or conservation projects.

Emirates To Launch Milan-New York Service

Emirates has announced it will operate a Milan-New York service from 1 October 2013. The new service will boost Emirates' flights to New York to three daily.

Emirates Launches Feature To Help Passengers Discover Destinations

Emirates has launched a new interactive online map that allows passengers to explore the Emirates network and plan their "dream holiday" in a more personalized manner.

Emirates Increases South East Asia Capacity

Emirates recently announced an increase in capacity on its Bangkok and Hong Kong services.

Emirates’ Airbus A380 To Be Launched To Brisbane, Auckland

Emirates will operate the A380 on the Dubai to Brisbane and Auckland route from 1 October 2013. Brisbane will become Emirates’ third Australian destination.

Emirates Resumes Services To Libya

Emirates will restart passenger flights to Tripoli from 1 September 2013, illustrating Libya’s importance in Emirates’ global network and the airline’s commitment to the country.