Emirates Extends Online Check-In To 48hours Before Departure

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Emirates has extended its online check-in to 48 hours before departure, from 24 hours, effective immediately. Customers around the world can check in online on both desktop and mobile devices from 48 hours to 90 minutes before flight departure. The …

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Emirates Postpones Panama City Long Haul Plans Over Bilateral Approvals

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Emirates (EK, Dubai Int’l) has indefinitely deferred the launch of flights to Panamá City Tocumen Int’l after it failed to secure adequate bilateral approvals for codesharing flights across Central America through partner, Copa Airlines (CM, Panamá City Tocumen Int’l). We …

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Emirates Emerges World’s Most Valuable Airline At $7.5bn

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Emirates continues to be the most valuable airline brand, pipping the likes of Qatar Airways, British Airways and US carrier United, according to the latest consultancy Brand Finance report released this week. Emirates, with a value of $7.5 billion, ranked …

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Emirates Becomes First Airline With 1million Instagram Followers

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Dubai-based airline Emirates continues to engage with its fans far and wide as it becomes the first airline to hit the coveted one million follower mark on Instagram. The remarkable achievement positions Emirates as the largest transportation brand on the …

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Etihad Launches Second Moroccan City Flight Service

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Etihad Airways has launched flights from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to its second Moroccan destination, with operations to Rabat (RBA) beginning on 15 January. The twice-weekly service (Wednesdays and Fridays), flown by the carrier’s three-class, 240-seat A340-500s, is the only direct …

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Etihad Airways Scoops Seventh Consecutive World’s Leading Airline Award

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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has crowned a momentous 2015 by collecting the coveted ‘World’s Leading Airline’ award for the seventh consecutive year at the annual World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2015. Last …

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Etihad Launches Dar es Salam Flight Service

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Etihad Airways started its ninth direct service into Africa on 1 December with the commencement of daily flights to Dar es Salaam (DAR) from its Abu Dhabi (AUH) hub. The 3,858-kilometre route will be flown by the MEB3 carrier’s 140-seat A320 …

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Air Canada Launches Toronto-Dubai Flight Service

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Canada’s flag carrier, Air Canada inaugurated new service between Toronto Pearson (YYZ) and Dubai (DXB) on 3 November 2015, becoming the newest addition to its growing international network, just two days after the airline restarted services from the Canadian airport …

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Flydubai Makes Asmara Debut

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As reported earlier in the year, flydubai’s inaugural flight has arrived in the capital city of Eritrea, Asmara. Ghaith Al Ghaith, flydubai chief executive Officer said: “The addition of Asmara to our network reflects our commitment to enhancing air connectivity …

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Dubai International Received Record 7.2 million passengers in August

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Dubai International registered the highest monthly traffic in its 55-year history with 7.2 million passengers in August. According to the latest traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today, traffic at the world’s number one hub for international passengers reached …

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