About Emirates Airlines
Emirates Airlines is the official international Airline of the United Arab Emirates and based in Dubai. Emirates is one of the fastest growing airlines with one of the youngest fleet in the skies. The airline is one of the key corporations in the Emirates Group and is one of the fastest growing airlines in the world. Emirates Airlines have received a prestigious title of 'Airline of the Year' in February 2011 by the Air transport World; Emirates Airline marks its name for unmatched excellence. Emirates Airline has time and again proved its superiority in providing to its esteemed guest utmost safety, benevolent customer service and operational excellence.
Emirates Airlines History
Emirates Airline was founded in the year 1985 and is based at the Dubai International Airport at Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Emirates Airline took of its on 25th October 1985 and was headed by its Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum who is the present chairman of the airline. Emirates Airline always has strived to achieve customer satisfaction. Emirates Airline has eventually evolved itself day and night and has magnified itself both in terms of fleets and its destination. Emirates Airlines was launched in October 1985 with inaugural flights to Bombay, Delhi and Karachi with planes that were leased from Pakistan International Airlines. Emirates consequently started its European operations in July 1987 and in 1998 changed its name to Sri Lankan Airlines after acquiring a financial stake of 40% from Air Lanka.
Emirates Airlines Fleet
Emirates Airline is the largest operating flight in the Middle East as it flies over 2500 flights per week. Emirates Airline flights are that of 122 cities and around 74 countries all over the globe. Emirates Airline holds its central hub at Dubai international Airport and its subsidiaries reach out at the Arabian Adventures, Congress Solutions International, Emirates Holidays and Emirates Tours. Emirates Airline operates both fleets of Airbus and Boeing. Emirates Airline parent company was the Emirate Group and its headquarters was set up at Garhoud, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Emirate Group currently does not hold any alliance with any of the groups but some of its codeshare agreements are with Air Malta, Air Mauritius, Japan Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Jet Airways and some others as well. Emirates Airline has an exclusive wide bodied aircraft fleets from 3 aircraft family which is that of Airbus A330/A340, Airbus A380 and the Boeing 777. Emirates Airline is well renowned to be ranked largest in the world by having the largest seating capacity. Emirates Airline fleet consists of 191 aircrafts. Emirates Airline's cargo activities are taken care by Emirates Group's of Emirates SkyCargo. Emirates Airline reaches over 128 destinations according to the recent calculation as on December 2012 so that its customers d not feel any inconvenience. Emirates Airlines operates one of the youngest fleets in the world with state-of-the-art technology to provide their passengers with a superior flight experience. Emirates has a fleet of 92 modern aircrafts which include Boeing 777-200/300, Airbus A330 -200, Airbus A340-500, and Airbus A340-300.The airline will have 122 Boeing 777s and 58Airbus A350s by the year 2016 making it the single largest air fleet in the world.
Emirates Airlines Operations
Emirates Airways has a worldwide network which spans over 100 destinations in 56 countries worldwide including Europe, the Far East, Middle East, Asia, Africa and North America from Dubai. The airline has a strong presence in the Southeastern region which links Dubai with more international destinations than any other Middle Eastern Airline. In India, Emirates Airlines flies from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Cochin and Thiruvanthapuram. Emirates Airline frequent flyer program includes the skywards and its airport lounge is that of the Emirates lounge. Emirates Airline is majestic airline where you receive royal treatment by its most hospitable and courteous staff and where you get your most enjoyable and cherish able travel experience. Emirates Airline does not need to prove its point it has won many wards to declare its excellence. Emirates Airline is ranked amongst the top ten carriers worldwide when it comes to revenue and passenger kilometer and has also become the largest airline in Middle East in terms of revenue, feet size and passenger carried in 2007. Emirates Airline has also been ranked the third highest in terms of scheduled freight tone-kilometers flown. Emirates Airline enchanting travel experience will convince you to fly with us again and again.