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Articles tagged “emirates”

Coronavirus

Cathay Pacific Mandates Vaccinations for Hong Kong Pilots and Cabin Crew

It's described as a tough policy, with airline employees having just over a month to get fully vaccinated, but shouldn't this be the default policy?

Cathay Pacific Mandates Vaccinations for Hong Kong Pilots and Cabin Crew

Coronavirus

Emirates Feels Pandemic Pain as Airline Posts First Annual Loss in 3 Decades

It's lifeline after lifeline for Emirates, which finds itself at a disadvantage even compared to its European counterparts due to its reliance on international traffic.

Emirates Feels Pandemic Pain as Airline Posts First Annual Loss in 3 Decades

Airlines

Emirates Might Need to Raise Cash Unless Air Travel Picks Up

It's urgent the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates create a "travel bubble" as soon as public health allows. The route between Dubai and London had been the world's busiest international airline route before the crisis, and Dubai's Emirates could use that volume again soon.

Emirates Might Need to Raise Cash Unless Air Travel Picks Up

Coronavirus

Emirates Wants to Shake Up Ticket Sales Through Closer Ties to Travel Agencies

Emirates is one of the largest airlines yet to try to shake up how tickets are sold worldwide. Sabre is at the negotiation table to avoid a content cutoff in July, while other tech partners and travel agencies are still figuring out how to adapt to the new commercial model.

Emirates Wants to Shake Up Ticket Sales Through Closer Ties to Travel Agencies

Airlines

Pangiam Bets on Facial Recognition to Speed Travelers Through Airports Post-Covid

Covid has spiked interest in biometric technology to reduce touchpoints and speed travelers through airports. Travel tech firm Pangiam is betting this is only the beginning with the acquisition of the facial recognition system VeriScan from the Washington, D.C., airports operator.

Pangiam Bets on Facial Recognition to Speed Travelers Through Airports Post-Covid

Coronavirus

Emirates Airlines To Staff: Get Vaccinated or Pay for Your Own Covid Tests

The ultimatum of getting tested or vaccinated may start to emerge as global airlines begin taking off throughout this initial phase of pandemic recovery.

Emirates Airlines To Staff: Get Vaccinated or Pay for Your Own Covid Tests

Tourism

Dubai Faces Festering Tourism Challenges Beyond Pandemic

Dubai has spent significant capital billing itself up as a progressive destination that offers uninterrupted tourism and entertainment, but now reality may have caught up to the emirate.

Dubai Faces Festering Tourism Challenges Beyond Pandemic

Business Travel

Will New Business Class Fares Woo Back Corp Travelers?

After Emirates, now low-cost carrier Zipair is offering a "basic" business-class product. The concept sounds great, but convincing company travel buyers could be a challenge.

Will New Business Class Fares Woo Back Corp Travelers?

Airlines

Emirates Lays Off More Pilots, Cabin Crew as Part of Thousands of Job Cuts

This news reminds us of an internet meme. Imagine a shot from the movie Back to the Future, where one character is saying to the other, "Whatever you do, never go to the year 2020."

Emirates Lays Off More Pilots, Cabin Crew as Part of Thousands of Job Cuts

Coronavirus

Emirates, Etihad Airlines Will Keep Pay Cuts in Place Until September

More pain for airline workers as two Middle East carriers decide to extend salary cuts through the summer months.

Emirates, Etihad Airlines Will Keep Pay Cuts in Place Until September