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Emirates is an airline based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The airline is a subsidiary of The Emirates Group, which is wholly owned by the government of Dubai’s Investment Corporation of Dubai.
Emirates is considered as one of the best airlines in the world since it offers best air services to passengers. It began its operation in year 1985. It is governed by government of Dubai and assumed to be largest in the Middle East. More than 3000 flights are operated by it on weekly basis from its hub at Dubai’s Terminal 3. Both Airbus and Boeing aircraft as well as wide-body aircraft fleet are operated by it. Emirates cover about 133 destinations of 77 countries.
Emirates is the world’s biggest international carrier, the seventh largest airline in the world in terms of revenue, and the largest airline in the Middle East in terms of revenue, fleet size, and passengers carried.
Emirates Flying Routes.
Emirates is based in Dubai, and its hubs and focus cities are Dubai International Airport (DXB), Melbourne Airport (MEL), Suvarnabhumi Airport-Bangkok (BKK), Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) and Sydney Airport (SYD). Emirates was also the launch and largest customer for the A380, which it now flies to over 20 destinations world-wide.Emirates operates over 3,000 flights every week across its network of 140 destinations in over 70 countries across six continents from its hub in Dubai. Several new destinations are added each year.
Emirates operates a mainly wide-bodied fleet consisting of Airbus A 330/A 340, Airbus A 380 and Boeing 777 passenger aircraft, as well as Boeing 747-400 F and Boeing 777 F freighters operated by Emirates Sky Cargo. The only narrow body aircraft is an Airbus A 319 C J for Emirates Executive charters.The fleet consisted of 219 passenger aircraft, 14 cargo freighters and 1 executive jet as of March 2014, with a further 287 aircraft on order. Emirates is the world’s largest operator of the 777 and A 380 aircraft. In keeping with its policy of maintaining a young fleet, which stood at an average of 6.3 years as of March 2014,the airline renews its fleet frequently.
Emirates provides two-class and three-class service on certain flights. Emirates has won numerous awards over the years for the high quality of its overall service.In addition to outstanding service, First Class passengers enjoy complimentary meal and beverage service, lounge access, including upon arrival at select destinations, chauffeur-driven cars to and from the airport in many cities and depending on the aircraft, reclining seats, angled lie-flat seats or fully lie-flat seats. On board Emirates’ A 380s, First Class passengers also enjoy an electronic sliding door to their private suite, a personal mini-bar, adjustable ambient lighting, a fully-flat bed, a 23-inch video screen with over 1,200 on-demand video and audio channels, an amenity kit and an on board shower spa that may be booked in advance. Business Class passengers enjoy lounge access, including upon arrival at select destinations, complimentary meal and beverage service and chauffeur-driven cars to and from the airport in many cities. Passengers traveling in Business Class also enjoy angled lie-flat seats on Emirates’ Airbus A380s and select Boeing 777s. Economy Class passengers enjoy complimentary beverage service and, on long-haul flights, meal service. Passengers on all aircraft have personal televisions, and they enjoy entertainment systems with audio and video on demand on Emirates’ A380s and select A340s and B777s.
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Emirates Food and drink.
Economy Class passengers enjoy complimentary beverage service and, on long-haul flights, complimentary meal service. Complimentary meal and beverage service, including Healthy Meal Options on most long-haul flights, is provided to First Class and Business Class passengers. First Class passengers enjoy a seven course lunch and dinner, and may order multi-course meals and snacks at any time. Note that alcohol is not served on flights to Saudi Arabia.
Emirates In flight technology.
All passengers enjoy AC 110v power outlets on the A380 and select B777s. AC power outlets are available in First Class and Business Class on Emirates’ A330s, A340-500s and certain B777s. Some aircraft feature satellite telephone, SMS and email services for a fee. Additionally, if you have a roaming agreement with AeroMobile, you may use your own GSM mobile phone to make calls on select flights.
Entertainment systems with audio and video on demand are available at all seats on Emirates’ A340-500s, A380s and select B777s and in First Class and Business Class on Emirates’ A330-200s, A340-300s and certain other B777s. Economy Class passengers on Emirates’ A 330s, A 340-300s and select B777s enjoy personal video screens with a choice of movies, television programming, music and games. The quality of Emirates in flight entertainment was recognized at the 2010 Sky trax World Airline Awards where it was awarded World’s Best Airline In flight Entertainment.
Emirates Contact Details.
Emirates Call Center.
Tel:0860 123 155 (within South Africa only)
Daily 24 hours
4th Floor Sandton Office Towers
CNR 5th Avenue and Rivonia Road
Sandton Shopping Centre
PO Box 783919
Mon – Fri, 08:30 to 16:30
Sat, 08:30 to 12:00
Sun & Public Holidays, Closed.
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Emirates Latest news.
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- 14/06/2015: Emirates ramps up flights to Jeddah during Ramadan