62 killed as flydubai jet crashes in southern Russia

A flydubai passenger jet crashed in southern Russia early Saturday, killing all 62 people on board as it tried to land in bad weather in the city of Rostov-on-Don, officials said.

Emirates postpones launch of world's longest flight

Emirates Airline, which was scheduled to launch what it called the world's longest non- stop flight this month between Dubai and Panama City, has said it was postponing those plans for around a year.

Emirates invests $6 mn to train crew for onboard emergency

Dubai-based Emirates Airlines has invested more than USD 6 million to train crew for onboard emergency care.

UAE airlines say no safety concerns after air traffic `incident`

UAE carriers Emirates Airlines and Etihad Airways said Wednesday an investigation is underway after two of their planes apparently flew too close to each other, but that safety was never jeopardised.

New sponsors ready to replace old, says beleaguered FIFA

New sponsors ready to replace old, says beleaguered FIFA

FIFA have rejected suggestions that major sponsors were cutting their ties with the organisation because it was a "toxic brand", saying on Friday that they were in advanced negotiations with new sponsors eager to replace the old.

Emirates becomes 2nd airline to operate jumbo A-380 to India

Gulf carrier Emirates became the second airline to operate jumbo A380 aircraft to India after Singapore Airlines, with the commencement of its first daily flight to Mumbai from Dubai.

Emirates airlines profit up 43% in 2013 to $887 mn

Emirates airlines, the largest Middle East carrier, said Thursday it posted a 43 percent surge in profit to USD 887 million last year as fuel costs dropped and passenger numbers rose.

Emirates flew more persons in and out of India than Air India

Jet Airways, however, grabbed little more of the market share than Emirates when it came to international air traffic emanating out of India.

Emirates offers discounts on various routes

The special nation-wide promotion offer that opened Friday would continue till Dec 2 for travel between Jan 22 and June 10.

Emirates Holidays sees India traffic growing in double-digits

Emirates Holidays, the tour operating arm of the Dubai-based carrier Emirates Airlines, on Friday said it expects a double-digit growth in its business from India on the back of rising demand for leisure travel.

Deplaned passenger of Emirates says he will sue authorities

Deplaned passenger of Dubai-bound
Emirates flight Shahbaz Khan on Monday said he would sue authorities
for maligning his name and causing him great inconvenience by
not allowing him to travel.

Australia accuses Emirates of cargo price-fixing

Australia Tuesday launched legal action against airline Emirates for alleged cargo industry price-fixing, extending a campaign which has netted several carriers and tens of millions of dollars in fines.