Topic archives: Emirates

Oops, why non-stops to Europe aren’t going to ‘kill’ Middle East hubs

Oops, why non-stops to Europe aren’t going to ‘kill’ Middle East hubs

October 17, 2017 24

Airbus makes it clear that the Middle East is a huge growth zone not just a place to refuel, or interrupt a flight to Europe

Rare comments made by Emirates about an Etihad merger

Rare comments made by Emirates about an Etihad merger

October 12, 2017 11

It's about 14 years since reporters have sought answers about a possible merger between Emirates and Etihad and we have almost enough words about this yesterday as heard in all of them in total

Emirates cuts all but one A380 a day across Tasman

Emirates cuts all but one A380 a day across Tasman

October 11, 2017 11

The Emirates Y class A380 cabin is about to become a rarer pleasure between Australia and New Zealand

Emirates grows Australia capacity more than 7% with extra A380s

Emirates grows Australia capacity more than 7% with extra A380s

September 13, 2017 8

The backside friendly A380 continues to grow the Emirates presence in Australia

Emirates shelves its enthusiasm for lots of shiny new Airbuses or Boeings

Emirates shelves its enthusiasm for lots of shiny new Airbuses or Boeings

September 10, 2017 33

Emirates gives fair warning that rapid expansion is part of a glorious past

Qantas to resume A380 dailies to London via Singapore

Qantas to resume A380 dailies to London via Singapore

August 31, 2017 50

Make no mistake, Qantas is making it clear it is in a new battle with the rise of Singapore Airlines and its Changi hub

Qantas, Emirates to apply to extend commercial alliance

Qantas, Emirates to apply to extend commercial alliance

August 31, 2017 2

Qantas and Emirates are serving more than drinks at an A380 bar this morning

Airbus A380 Plus doesn’t add up for Emirates

Airbus A380 Plus doesn’t add up for Emirates

June 22, 2017 29

Airbus A380 Plus scores a minus with Emirates. This might not end well for you, as a regular sized passenger

Airbus says A380 will always fit in wideboys (and girls) who can’t hack 787s

Airbus says A380 will always fit in wideboys (and girls) who can’t hack 787s

June 11, 2017 24

More seats, even longer range, and lower fuel burn, said to be coming soon to Airbus A380s

Emirates drops A380s Sydney-Auckland but wait, there will be more news soon

Emirates drops A380s Sydney-Auckland but wait, there will be more news soon

June 1, 2017 8

No Sydney-Auckland A380s could be just a curtain raiser to further Emirates initiatives

Etihad doubles up on Sydney A380 flights from October 29

Etihad doubles up on Sydney A380 flights from October 29

April 26, 2017 2

Etihad's move to all A380 flights at Sydney underlines seat shortages caused by airport's limitations

US curbs on Middle East carriers continue to backfire

US curbs on Middle East carriers continue to backfire

April 25, 2017 7

The Trump administrations pandering to anti Middle East carrier lobbying hasn't stopped Etihad and now Qatar Airways from growing their US routes

Emirates trims US flights, what could it trim next?

Emirates trims US flights, what could it trim next?

April 20, 2017 20

The madness in America in relation to only those lithium ion batteries used on major ME carriers is starting to hurt a big Boeing customer

Emirates highlights stupidity of US laptop ban, politely of course

Emirates highlights stupidity of US laptop ban, politely of course

March 24, 2017 8

Emirates president Tim Clark calmly shows up the 'Fake' President of the United States

Laptop ban confounds airlines, safety experts, risks causing air disasters

Laptop ban confounds airlines, safety experts, risks causing air disasters

March 22, 2017 26

Banning laptops on successful ME airlines flying to America may have unintended and lethal consequences

Qatar Airways predicts long haul low cost airlines will fail

Qatar Airways predicts long haul low cost airlines will fail

March 14, 2017 19

While Emirates seems a bit gloomy about the future, Qatar has cornered the market in airline optimism

More muffled mutterings about an Emirates-Etihad merger denied

More muffled mutterings about an Emirates-Etihad merger denied

March 10, 2017 8

Reports speculating on a merger between the two UAEĀ carriers are missing the bigger changes in aviation facing both

Qantas 787 premium Y seats anything but dreamy

Qantas 787 premium Y seats anything but dreamy

February 25, 2017 30

How could Qantas get key passenger needs so wrong on its new 787-9s?

Emirates chief eyes smaller jets for Dubai’s giant new airport

Emirates chief eyes smaller jets for Dubai’s giant new airport

February 14, 2017 22

Emirates gives a glimpse of how it might change once it breaks free of the confines of Dubai's present airport

Emirates had an A380 surprise for small town NZ yesterday

Emirates had an A380 surprise for small town NZ yesterday

January 30, 2017 3

Sunday drivers had a big surprise near Ohakea air force base in New Zealand after an A380 problem at Auckland airport