Articles tagged “emirates air”

A Game Plan for Enduring the Longest Flight in the World

A Game Plan for Enduring the Longest Flight in the World

Eric Rosen, Bloomberg

Whether you're flying long-haul or short-haul, first-class or economy, these are some great tips for enduring your next flight.

1 min ago

In Potential Nod to Trump, Etihad Vows Not to Add More U.S. Flights

In Potential Nod to Trump, Etihad Vows Not to Add More U.S. Flights

Deena Kamel Yousef and Yousef Gamal El-Din , Bloomberg

Because of current political events in the United States, Etihad's promise not to add further U.S. routes is making news. But the company's CEO has been saying for awhile that Etihad was just finished with its U.S. growth.

3 weeks ago

Dubai Airport CEO Offers to Give Trump Advice on Fixing U.S. Hubs

Dubai Airport CEO Offers to Give Trump Advice on Fixing U.S. Hubs

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press

In a politically charged atmosphere, where President Trump is pushing "America First" and U.S. legacy carriers are calling on the president to clamp down on Gulf carriers' inroads, the Dubai Airport CEO should brace himself for some tweets.

1 month ago

3 U.S. Legacy Airlines Hope Trump’s Administration Will Block Emirates Expansion

3 U.S. Legacy Airlines Hope Trump’s Administration Will Block Emirates Expansion

Brian Sumers, Skift

It seems unfair that Emirates, based in Dubai, would have rights to fly from Athens to Newark. But that right is codified in the Open Skies agreement between the United States and the United Arab Emirates. The Trump administration could revisit that agreement, but other U.S. businesses, especially logistics companies like FedEx, could suffer.

1 month ago

Emirates Will Fly Nonstop From Athens to Newark, Setting Up Possible Fight With U.S. Airlines

Emirates Will Fly Nonstop From Athens to Newark, Setting Up Possible Fight With U.S. Airlines

Deena Kamel Yousef , Bloomberg

No U.S. airlines fly year-round to Athens. But United, Delta, and American all fly there from the East Coast in the summer, and they likely will not be pleased with this development. Under current law, Emirates is permitted to fly these routes, but the U.S. three would prefer Emirates stick to flying nonstops from Dubai, only. They do not want to compete with Emirates on U.S.-Europe nonstops.

1 month ago

Gulf Airlines Cut Back Expansion Plans as Europe Loses Its Shine

Gulf Airlines Cut Back Expansion Plans as Europe Loses Its Shine

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

If even the mighty Gulf carriers are struggling in Europe it doesn't bode well for everyone else. It looks like 2017 is going to be a very difficult one for the airline industry.

2 months ago

Airline Lounges Up the Ante on Spa Perks for Ultra-Rich Male Passengers

Airline Lounges Up the Ante on Spa Perks for Ultra-Rich Male Passengers

Eric Rosen, Bloomberg

Crazy-rich male travelers: they're just like us.

3 months ago

Even Emirates Is Facing Up to the Threat Posed by Low-Cost Carriers

Even Emirates Is Facing Up to the Threat Posed by Low-Cost Carriers

Andrea Rothman, Bloomberg

Airlines across the world are gradually starting to take Norwegian, and its low-cost long-haul model, seriously. In testing economic circumstances, even an airline as powerful and profitable as Emirates isn't immune to the threat posed.

3 months ago

Emirates Announces New Fees to Select Economy Class Seats

Emirates Announces New Fees to Select Economy Class Seats

Associated Press

Great of the AP to pick up on our interview with Emirates CEO Tim Clark.

5 months ago

Emirates CEO Interview: Tim Clark on the Next Generation of Fees

Emirates CEO Interview: Tim Clark on the Next Generation of Fees

Brian Sumers, Skift

Emirates may be among the world's most innovative airlines, but even it is focused on the bottom line. And since fares have been falling, coach passengers may need to get used to the idea that Emirates will start charging for extras, just as other airlines do.

5 months ago

Emirates Hires Ex-Malaysia Airlines CEO to Be Its New Chief Digital and Innovation Officer

Emirates Hires Ex-Malaysia Airlines CEO to Be Its New Chief Digital and Innovation Officer

Deena Kamel Yousef and Christopher Jaspe, Bloomberg

Mueller has a reputation for turning airlines around and Emirates is likely looking for him to build on an already superior passenger experience rather than overhaul the brand's reputation.

6 months ago

Emirates Plane Crash Closes Dubai Airport, All Passengers and Crew Safe

Emirates Plane Crash Closes Dubai Airport, All Passengers and Crew Safe

Deena Kamel Yousef and Andrea Rothman, Bloomberg

Given how bad the pictures look, it's amazing everyone survived the incident. It's also surprising that this was Emirates worst accident in its 30-year history.

7 months ago