Articles tagged “Emirates Airline”

Emirates Says Laptop and Travel Bans Are Hurting Its Bottom Line

Emirates Says Laptop and Travel Bans Are Hurting Its Bottom Line

Adam Schreck and Aya Batrawy, Associated Press

The ship isn't totally sinking, but there's no question that Emirates' U.S. expansion ambitions, in particular, have been dramatically set back by recent Trump Administration policies and other global geopolitical factors.

2 years ago

Emirates Ranks First in Launch of TripAdvisor’s Review-Based Global Airline Rankings

Emirates Ranks First in Launch of TripAdvisor’s Review-Based Global Airline Rankings

Brian Sumers, Skift

Travelers are entitled to their own opinions, and it makes sense that Emirates is the overall No. 1. But does Aeroflot truly have the world's best business class product?

2 years ago

Forget the Amenities — To Sell A380s Airbus Is Helping Airlines Add Seats

Forget the Amenities — To Sell A380s Airbus Is Helping Airlines Add Seats

Benedikt Kammel , Bloomberg

For nearly a decade, airlines have made the A380 their flagship, adding bars and lounges and showers. That fun stuff will remain, but in the future, we're more likely to see the A380 fill a different niche — as a people mover. Airlines can easily put more than 600 seats on it.

2 years ago

Decoding the True Meaning of the Middle East Laptop Ban

Decoding the True Meaning of the Middle East Laptop Ban

Colin Nagy, Skift

Many industry insiders are surprised the U.S. electronics ban includes flights from Dubai, Doha, and Abu Dhabi. Is there a valid security concern for adding those airports? Or could something more sinister be taking place?

2 years ago

Etihad Thinks Its Abu Dhabi Pre-Clearance Facility Has an Edge Over Other Gulf Carriers

Etihad Thinks Its Abu Dhabi Pre-Clearance Facility Has an Edge Over Other Gulf Carriers

Deena Kamel Yousef and Misha Savic, Bloomberg

Though adding more U.S. pre-clearance facilities in gulf carrier hubs is a win-win for airlines and airports, we'd be surprised if pre-clearance expands across the Middle East given the travel ban involving several countries in the region.

2 years ago

Emirates Has Spent Over $500 Million on Its In-Flight Wine Program

Emirates Has Spent Over $500 Million on Its In-Flight Wine Program

James Gaddy, Bloomberg

Emirates is hurting these days and making some slight cuts to its onboard experience. Will it keep its generous onboard wine program? Or might it pull back on what it offers?

3 years ago