How do you oversee a widebody fleet of 270 aircraft during a global pandemic? An insight into Emirates’ parking and reactivation programme

From airport runways and taxiways to specialist storage locations there are approaching 20,000 inactive aircraft currently, according to data from the CAPA – Centre for…..

Dubai Airports is reviewing its long term master plan, but is it heading up the creek?

Historically, Dubai creek divided the city into two main sections – Deira and Bur Dubai. It was along the Bur Dubai creek area that members…..

Aeromexico echoes Delta’s arguments over unfair subsidies as Emirates prepares for Barcelona-Mexico flights

Although it has fallen farther down the industry radar, the Gulf airline subsidy debate is still simmering across the Americas. Now Aeromexico has joined the…..

Marriott International and Emirates Airline relaunch ‘bigger, better and bolder’ Your World Rewards partnership

Marriott International and Emirates Airline have announced the relaunch of the ‘Your World Rewards’ loyalty programme, a partnership between Marriott Bonvoy and Emirates Skywards. The…..

Emirates finds a new niche for the A380 on a route that is shorter than the internal wiring of the aircraft

Emirates Airline has this week introduced the Airbus A380 on two of its three daily flights between Dubai and Muscat, in Oman, making this the…..

Video of the Week – Emirates prepares to debut second daily Stansted frequency; London airport is one of its fastest growing markets

Emirates Airline is the largest non-European carrier in the UK market with a presence that spreads from London in the south of England, via Birmingham,…..

Is Emirates effectively creating another class of travel as it unbundles its business class fares to offer premium comforts without some of the frills?

Travel is increasingly becoming about personalisation as the unbundling of the classic airline offer has proven. The arrival of the LCCs, their transformation to hybrid…..

It’s the end of the line for the A380 Superjumbo as the original 747 Jumbojet ultimately outlives its planned successor

Airbus has announced that it will end production of the A380 in 2021 after it delivers its final production aircraft. Ironically that will mean that…..

In the clouds – the terms most commonly used to describe some of the world’s most popular airlines

All travellers have a preference of airline they would rather fly, hotel they would rather stay, even airport they would prefer to use. Even when…..

Emirates’ biometric path is a glimpse into the airport journey of the future

For many corporate travellers the airport experience is one of the biggest pain points in the customer journey. But, United Arab Emirates (UAE) carrier Emirates…..