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Articles tagged “emirates air”

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.

15 hours 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 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.

3 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.

3 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.

4 months ago

Jumbo Jets Facing Demise With Stretched-Out Boeing 777

Jumbo Jets Facing Demise With Stretched-Out Boeing 777

David Fickling, Bloomberg

With oil prices at relatively depressed levels, Airbus will do its best to ensure that jumbo jets hang in there but over the long term more fuel-efficient aircraft should rule the day for sustainability's sake.

5 months ago

U.S. Airlines Set to Lose Major Battle Against Gulf Carriers in Open Skies Debate

U.S. Airlines Set to Lose Major Battle Against Gulf Carriers in Open Skies Debate

Brian Sumers, Skift

Delta, United, and American wanted the U.S. State Department to take unprecedented action against Emirates, Etihad Airways, and Qatar Airways. But the government didn't opt for a brash approach. This may well be the beginning of the end of the complaints.

5 months ago

The World’s Latest Longest Scheduled Flight Is Getting a Bigger Plane

The World’s Latest Longest Scheduled Flight Is Getting a Bigger Plane

Deena Kamel Yousef, Bloomberg

The Gulf region continues its growth as the world's most well-placed airport hub.

5 months ago

The EU Pushes Back Against Gulf Carrier Subsidies

The EU Pushes Back Against Gulf Carrier Subsidies

Jonathan Stearns, Bloomberg

Now it's Europe's turn to bang the drum against unfair competition by the Persian Gulf carriers.

6 months ago

Emirates Profit Rises 50% on Fuel Windfall, Long-Haul Routes

Emirates Profit Rises 50% on Fuel Windfall, Long-Haul Routes

Deena Kamel Yousef, Bloomberg

Emirates Airlines is continuing to show healthy profits because Dubai's airport infrastructure growth is rerouting the skies over Europe and Asia.

7 months ago

To Attract More Premium Passengers, Asian and Middle East Airlines Raise the Bar on In-Flight Meals

To Attract More Premium Passengers, Asian and Middle East Airlines Raise the Bar on In-Flight Meals

Adam Majendie and Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Gourmet meals for first-class and business-class flyers are nothing new, but these airlines are taking their offerings to new heights in an effort to win over hungry, big-spending, and food-minded flyers.

7 months ago