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  • Coronavirus impact | Emirates airline says returned $1.4 billion in pandemic refunds Sep 07, 2020 04:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | Emirates airline says returned $1.4 billion in pandemic refunds

    The Dubai-based carrier posted 1.1 billion dirhams ($288 million) in net profit for the financial year ending March, up from $237 million the previous year.

  • Coronavirus impact | Emirates and Etihad airlines ask crew to take more unpaid leave Aug 25, 2020 04:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | Emirates and Etihad airlines ask crew to take more unpaid leave

    Aviation has been one of the worst-hit industries during the pandemic and Emirates and Etihad of the United Arab Emirates have cut thousands of jobs, sources have said.

  • Emirates offers to cover funeral costs if a flier succumbs to COVID-19 Aug 04, 2020 06:29 PM IST

    Emirates offers to cover funeral costs if a flier succumbs to COVID-19

    In a bid to boost travel, the airline offers to cover all COVID-19 expenses

  • This airline will pay for medical expenses, quarantine costs for free if you catch COVID-19 during travel Jul 29, 2020 09:22 AM IST

    This airline will pay for medical expenses, quarantine costs for free if you catch COVID-19 during travel

    If the passenger does not survive, Emirates will pay €1,500 (Approx Rs 1,31,660) for the funeral.

  • Emirates to operate repatriation flights from 4 additional Indian cities to Dubai till July 26 Jul 19, 2020 08:25 PM IST

    Emirates to operate repatriation flights from 4 additional Indian cities to Dubai till July 26

    The Dubai-based airline had on July 11 announced that it would be operating special repatriation flights from Bengaluru, Kochi, Delhi, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) between July 12 and July 26.

  • Emirates resumes layoffs, fires 800 pilots in a day Jul 08, 2020 07:39 PM IST

    Emirates resumes layoffs, fires 800 pilots in a day

    The airline had paused the layoff exercise in June

  • Emirates pauses layoffs; denies rumours of employees committing suicide Jun 11, 2020 05:12 PM IST

    Emirates pauses layoffs; denies rumours of employees committing suicide

    The airline was in the middle of a layoff exercise, among the largest in the aviation world

  • Exclusive | Emirates sacks 600 pilots in a day Jun 09, 2020 03:51 PM IST

    Exclusive | Emirates sacks 600 pilots in a day

    Those sacked include a few Indian pilots, who were earlier with IndiGo. The layoffs are among the biggest for any airline in the world.

  • Emirates, Etihad to resume transit flights, Qatar Airways adds more Jun 05, 2020 02:02 PM IST

    Emirates, Etihad to resume transit flights, Qatar Airways adds more

    Dubai’s Emirates, one of the world’s biggest long-haul airlines, said on Thursday it would operate transit flights to 29 destinations in Asia, Europe and North America by June 15.

  • Emirates sacks 180 pilots in a bid to save cost, more layoffs likely May 31, 2020 06:30 PM IST

    Emirates sacks 180 pilots in a bid to save cost, more layoffs likely

    Reports had earlier said that Dubai-based airline plans to cut 30,000 jobs

  • Emirates to raise debt as it braces for 'most difficult months ever' May 10, 2020 06:00 PM IST

    Emirates to raise debt as it braces for 'most difficult months ever'

    In an internal email sent to staff on Sunday, Chairman Sheikh Ahmed said the months ahead would be the most difficult in the airline's 35-year history.

  • Coronavirus: Emirates airline asks staff to take one month unpaid leave Mar 03, 2020 03:15 PM IST

    Coronavirus: Emirates airline asks staff to take one month unpaid leave

    Considering the availability of additional resources and the fact that many employees want to utilise their leave, Emirates has provided employees the option to avail leave or apply for voluntary unpaid leave for up to one month.

  • SpiceJet, Emirates sign codeshare agreement Nov 25, 2019 03:08 PM IST

    SpiceJet, Emirates sign codeshare agreement

    "The codeshare agreement means travellers from across the globe can book a single ticket with attractive fares to any of Emirates' nine points across India and connect onwards to 172 domestic routes that are part of SpiceJet's network," the Indian budget carrier said in a press release.

  • Emirates announces $16 billion deal to buy 50 Airbus 350s Nov 18, 2019 03:30 PM IST

    Emirates announces $16 billion deal to buy 50 Airbus 350s

    "I am happy to announce we are purchasing 50 Airbus 350 for $16 billion," the carrier's chairman and CEO Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum told reporters at the Dubai Airshow.

  • Aviation scam: Court sends lobbyist Deepak Talwar to judicial custody Aug 09, 2019 07:30 PM IST

    Aviation scam: Court sends lobbyist Deepak Talwar to judicial custody

    The agency had on July 26 taken Talwar into custody inside the courtroom, moments after the judge dismissed his anticipatory bail application.

  • 11 flights cancelled, 9 diverted due to heavy rains in Mumbai Jul 27, 2019 11:53 AM IST

    11 flights cancelled, 9 diverted due to heavy rains in Mumbai

    The cancelled flights include seven departures and four arrivals.

  • 10 best airlines in the world: Guess which carrier beat Singapore Airlines to take top spot Jul 03, 2019 07:42 AM IST

    10 best airlines in the world: Guess which carrier beat Singapore Airlines to take top spot

    Top 10 of the worlds finest airline has won the award in other categories like Best Crew, World's Cleanest airline, First-Class service, etc.

  • Emirates posts significant drop in profits, at $237 million May 09, 2019 01:50 PM IST

    Emirates posts significant drop in profits, at $237 million

    The Dubai-based airline's parent company Emirates Group also posted lower profits at $631 million, down 44 percent from last year.

  • SpiceJet inks pact with Emirates for code-share partnership Apr 22, 2019 09:43 AM IST

    SpiceJet inks pact with Emirates for code-share partnership

    The reciprocal partnership will allow opening of new routes and destinations for passengers of the two airlines, SpiceJet said in a statement.

  • Emirates to cut check-in baggage limit on lowest level of economy fares from Feb 4 Jan 29, 2019 02:16 PM IST

    Emirates to cut check-in baggage limit on lowest level of economy fares from Feb 4

    Passengers buying tickets under the Dubai-based airline’s 'special' category will be permitted to carry reduced weight on all routes except "destinations to and from America and destinations originating from Africa".

  • Emirates, Etihad deny report they may merge Sep 20, 2018 08:15 PM IST

    Emirates, Etihad deny report they may merge

    A Reuters report said the UAE-based carrier denied that it was seeking to take over Etihad Airways to create the world's largest airline.

  • Emirates takes a U-turn; decides to continue serving Hindu meal Jul 04, 2018 10:54 PM IST

    Emirates takes a U-turn; decides to continue serving Hindu meal

    "Based on feedback from our customers, Emirates confirms we will continue to provide a Hindu meal option, to make it easier for our Hindu customers to identify and request this option," the airline said in a statement today.

  • Emirates orders Boeing Dreamliners worth USD 15 billion: Is it the end of the A380? Nov 21, 2017 12:31 PM IST

    Emirates orders Boeing Dreamliners worth USD 15 billion: Is it the end of the A380?

    With the significant Emirates order now gone, questions are being raised about the fate of the Superjumbo whose sales have been dwindling for quite some time.

  • Emirates and flydubai to deepen ties with code share pact Jul 17, 2017 02:51 PM IST

    Emirates and flydubai to deepen ties with code share pact

    The airlines, both owned by the government of Dubai, said in a statement on Monday their expanded partnership would be rolled out over the coming months, kicking off with an enhanced code share agreement in the fourth quarter.

  • Video of Emirates attendant pouring champagne back into bottle goes viral Jul 17, 2017 12:33 PM IST

    Video of Emirates attendant pouring champagne back into bottle goes viral

    But, is there more than meets the eye?

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