Emirates airline president would like to return as FIFA sponsor

Emirates airline president would like to return as FIFA sponsor

Emirates airline would be interested in renewing a deal to sponsor the FIFA World Cup once the scandal over corruption has been cleared up, the carrier`s president said on Tuesday.

Rolls-Royce wins $9.2 billion engine order from Emirates for A380s

Rolls-Royce said the order was the largest in its history, pushing its shares up 2.1 percent to 1001 pence in early trading, making it one of the biggest gainers on the FTSE 100 index.

Etihad, Emirates suspend flights to Baghdad after shooting

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways and Dubai`s Emirates Airline said on Tuesday they would suspend flights to Baghdad until further notice after small arms fire hit a passenger plane at the Iraqi capital`s airport.

Emirates rounds off 2014 as world's largest wide-body airline

UAE-based Emirates airline will round off 2014 as the carrier with the world's largest wide-body passenger fleet of 218 aircraft, in addition to 14 freighters, the company said in a statement.

Emirates Airline profits up 8% despite route closures

Emirates Airline posted an 8.2 percent rise in half year profits to $514 million, it said Wednesday, stressing that routes being suspended and a runway closure accounted for lower than expected results.

Etihad says agreed principal terms to buy 49% of Alitalia

The two airlines will now finalise the deal as soon as possible, subject to regulatory approvals, they said in a joint statement.

Emirates named most valuable airline brand

Emirates airline, a national carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is the most valuable airline brand worldwide for the third consecutive year, according to the Brand Finance Global 500 report for 2014 released this week.

Emirates boosts superjumbo fleet to 44 planes

Dubai's Emirates Airline announced it has boosted its fleet of Airbus A380s to 44 planes, taking delivery of another two of the superjumbos which went straight into service on Saturday.

Emirates denies SpiceJet stake buy reports

Dubai-based Emirates Airline has termed reports that it is holding discussions with Indian carrier SpiceJet for a stake in the airline as 'inaccurate' and said that it was busy with its own expansion plans.

Emirates Group posts $575 mn net profit

The Emirates Group Monday posted a net profit of 2.1-billion dirhams (USD 575 million) for the first six months of current fiscal year ending Sep 30.

UAE, El Salvador ink air services agreement

The UAE has decided to deploy Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways, Air Arabia, RAK Airways and FlyDubai, while El Salvador will designate its airlines in due course.

Emirates chief wants Indian aviation to liberalise faster

Indian aviation sector has to liberalise rapidly to keep in tune with the huge air traffic growth being experienced by the country, a top airline official said on Tuesday.

Emirates airline to drag Kingfisher out of trouble?

Dubai-based Emirates airline has indicated that it may look at investing in an Indian carrier, as India's government is mulling to allow foreign airlines to buy stakes in domestic carriers.

Emirates' $18 bn Boeing order kicks off Dubai Air Show

Emirates airline placed a blockbuster order for 50 Boeing 777 jetliners at the Dubai Air Show on Sunday, underscoring the confidence brimming among fast-growing Gulf airlines despite growing fears of stalling global growth.

DGCA indicts Emirates for air turbulence incident

DGCA has indicted Emirates Airline for the manner in which the pilot and other officials handled its Dubai-Kochi flight on April 25 that suffered air turbulence that left 18 passengers and one crew injured.