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Emirates launches Spain's first A380 service
DUBAI, U.A.E., 6th February 2014: Emirates has launched the first regular A380 service to Spain with daily A380 flights to Barcelona replacing the Boeing 777 previously operated on the route. Emirates launches Spain's first A380 service
Emirates launches a daily A380 Service to Switzerland
DUBAI, U.A.E., 8th January 2014 - Emirates, a global connector of people and places today celebrated the launch of its scheduled A380 service to Zurich, bringing the number of destinations it serves with its popular A380s to 25. Emirates launches a daily A380 Service to Switzerland
Gatwick Set to Welcome the Emirates A380
DUBAI, U.A.E., 26th December 2013 Emirates, a global connector of people and places, will become the first airline to operate a regularly scheduled service to London Gatwick airport. Gatwick Set to Welcome the Emirates A380
Emirates welcomes the 43rd and 44th A380 aircraft to its fleet
DUBAI, U.A.E., 19 December 2013: Emirates has celebrated the delivery of its 43rd and 44th A380 aircraft to the fleet, bringing the total fleet number to 212. Emirates welcomes the 43rd and 44th A380 aircraft to its fleet
Emirates welcomes the 42nd A380 aircraft to its fleet
DUBAI, U.A.E., 12 December 2013: Emirates has celebrated the delivery of its 42nd A380 aircraft to the fleet, bringing the total fleet number to 211. Emirates welcomes the 42nd A380 aircraft to its fleet
A double celebration as Emirates welcomes its 40th and 41st A380s to the fleet
DUBAI, U.A.E., 28 November 2013: It was a double celebration at Emirates today as the fast-growing airline took delivery of two new A380 aircraft, its 40th and 41st, bringing the total fleet count to 210. A double celebration as Emirates welcomes its 40th and 41st A380s to the fleet
Emirates announces largest-ever aircraft order
DUBAI, U.A.E., 17 November 2013: Emirates airline has again rewritten all records in civil aviation with an order for 150 Boeing 777X, comprising 35 Boeing 777-8Xs and 115 Boeing 777-9Xs, plus 50 purchase rights; and an additional 50 Airbus A380 aircraft. Emirates announces largest-ever aircraft order
Emirates to Double A380 Operations to Munich
DUBAI, U.A.E., 13th November 2013: Emirates’ Dubai – Munich route will become an all-A380 service from 30 March 2014, when the airline deploys its flagship Airbus A380 aircraft on its second daily flight. Emirates to Double A380 Operations to Munich
Emirates welcomes its 39th A380 to the fleet
DUBAI, U.A.E., 14th October 2013: Today Emirates celebrated the arrival of the 39th A380 aircraft to its fast-growing fleet, which now totals 208 aircraft. It was the eighth A380 aircraft Emirates has had delivered this year. Emirates welcomes its 39th A380 to the fleet
Emirates celebrates the arrival of its 38th A380 aircraft
DUBAI, U.A.E., 6th October 2013: Emirates has taken delivery of its 38th A380 aircraft, its 7th A380 so far this year, bringing the total number of aircraft in the fleet to 207. Emirates celebrates the arrival of its 38th A380 aircraft
Four continents, three launches, one day - Emirates highlights its global reach
DUBAI, U.A.E., 1st October 2013: Emirates’ expansion reaches new heights today with the launch of flights to Clark in the Philippines, the inauguration of a route between Milan and New York, and a brand new A380 service to Brisbane – all on the same day in four different continents. Four continents, three launches, one day - Emirates highlights its global reach
Emirates’ A380 Cruises into 5th Anniversary
DUBAI, U.A.E., 2nd August 2013: Emirates has carried more than 18 million passengers on its double decker A380 as the airline marks the fifth anniversary of the aircraft joining its fleet. Emirates’ A380 Cruises into 5th Anniversary
Emirates A380 to fly to the city of Los Angeles
DUBAI, U.A.E., 12th June 2013: Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, today announced an upgrade of service from Dubai to Los Angeles (L.A.) Emirates A380 to fly to the city of Los Angeles
Zurich to join Emirates A380 network early next year
DUBAI, U.A.E., 5th June 2013: Emirates, one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, will boost its services to Switzerland with the start of a daily A380 service to Zurich. Zurich to join Emirates A380 network early next year
Emirates’ Airbus A380 to be launched to Brisbane and Auckland
DUBAI, U.A.E., 16th May 2013: Brisbane is set to become Emirates’ third Australian destination to welcome the airline’s flagship Airbus A380, with the announcement that Emirates will operate the A380 on the Dubai to Brisbane and Auckland route from 1st October 2013. Emirates’ Airbus A380 to be launched to Brisbane and Auckland
Emirates announces second daily Airbus A380 service for Sydney
DUBAI, U.A.E., 26th February 2013: Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, announced on Tuesday that it will add a second Airbus A380 service on the Dubai – Sydney route from 1 June 2013. Emirates announces second daily Airbus A380 service for Sydney
Emirates A380 touches down in Barcelona for the first time
BARCELONA, 24th February 2013: Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, was welcomed by Barcelona – El Prat Airport today as the airline brought its popular A380 aircraft for a one-off service. Emirates A380 touches down in Barcelona for the first time
World’s First A380 facility fully open for Business
DUBAI, U.A.E., 10th February 2013: Emirates and Dubai Airports today announced the successful completion of the phased launch of Concourse A – the home of the A380 and the world’s first purpose-built facility for the aircraft at Dubai International. World’s First A380 facility fully open for Business
New figures show Emirates’ A380 popularity
DUBAI, U.A.E., 10th February 2013: 14 million passengers, or more than twice the population of Denmark, have experienced a flight on the Emirates’ A380, new figures show. New figures show Emirates’ A380 popularity
The inaugural Emirates A380 flight today departed from the world’s only dedicated, purpose-built A380 concourse at Dubai International Airport
DUBAI, U.A.E., 2nd January 2013: Emirates, one of the world's fastest growing airlines, achieved another first with the inaugural departure today of an A380 flight from the new and world's only dedicated and purpose-built A380 concourse at Dubai International Airport. The inaugural Emirates A380 flight today departed from the world’s only dedicated, purpose-built A380 concourse at Dubai International Airport
Emirates doubles A380 capacity to New York and Paris
DUBAI, U.A.E., 1st January 2013: Emirates has doubled its A380 capacity to New York’s John F. Kennedy and Paris’ Charles De Gaulle airports with a twice daily A380 service from Dubai now operating into both cities. Emirates doubles A380 capacity to New York and Paris
Emirates flagship A380 network expands East and West
DUBAI, U.A.E., 1st December 2012: Emirates’ A380 destination list has flown past 20 today, with Singapore and Moscow joining the airline’s double-decker network. Emirates flagship A380 network expands East and West
Emirates set to take first A380 to Athens
DUBAI, U.A.E., 18th October 2012: Emirates, one of the world’s fastest airlines, will operate the first ever A380 scheduled service into Athens. Emirates set to take first A380 to Athens
Emirates offers first mobile phone service onboard A380 Aircraft
DUBAI, U.A.E., 04th October 2012: Emirates offers the world’s first inflight mobile phone service onboard an A380 aircraft; setting yet another record for inflight communications. Emirates offers first mobile phone service onboard A380 Aircraft
Emirates Welcomes 25th Airbus A380 to its Rapidly Expanding Fleet
DUBAI, U.A.E., 02nd October 2012: Emirates, in a perfect example of its position as one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, took delivery of its 24th and 25th Airbus A380 and its 78th Boeing 777-300 yesterday. Emirates Welcomes 25th Airbus A380 to its Rapidly Expanding Fleet
Emirates A380 arrives in Melbourne and Auckland
DUBAI, U.A.E., 02nd October 2012: Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, celebrated its first Airbus A380 arrival in Melbourne on Tuesday followed by its first A380 service between the Victorian capital and Auckland. Emirates A380 arrives in Melbourne and Auckland
Singapore joins Emirates’ Airbus A380 network
DUBAI, U.A.E., 18th September 2012: Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, will boost its Dubai-Singapore route with the introduction of a permanent Airbus A380 service from 1st December 2012. Singapore joins Emirates’ Airbus A380 network
Emirates inaugurates A380 service to Amsterdam
DUBAI, U.A.E., 1st August 2012: Emirates’ A380 route network has extended to the Netherlands today with the launch of services to Amsterdam. Emirates inaugurates A380 service to Amsterdam
Emirates’ Heathrow flights to become all-A380 in seven months
DUBAI, U.A.E., 5th July 2012: Emirates’ five daily flights to London Heathrow will all be served by A380s by 1st February next year, firmly establishing the airline as the principal double decker operator into the British capital. Emirates’ Heathrow flights to become all-A380 in seven months
Emirates to launch first scheduled A380 service to Moscow
DUBAI, U.A.E., 4th July 2012: Emirates will launch the first ever scheduled A380 service to Moscow from 1st December. Emirates to launch first scheduled A380 service to Moscow
Emirates doubles Paris double decker service
DUBAI, U.A.E., 2nd July 2012: Emirates is to launch a second A380 service to Paris from the beginning of next year. Emirates doubles Paris double decker service
Emirates marks 10th anniversary of Japan service with introduction of its flagship A380
DUBAI, U.A.E., 1st July 2012: Emirates, one of the world’s fastest-growing international airlines, today ensured its 10th year of operating in Japan will be one to remember as its flagship Airbus A380 touched down in Tokyo, marking the introduction of the aircraft to its daily non-stop service to Dubai. Emirates marks 10th anniversary of Japan service with introduction of its flagship A380
Emirates to fly A380 twice a day to New York JFK
DUBAI, U.A.E., 27th June 2012: Emirates is to further boost its fast-growing US network with the start of a second daily A380 service to New York JFK. Emirates to fly A380 twice a day to New York JFK
Amsterdam Joins Emirates’ A380 Network
DUBAI, U.A.E., 15th February 2012: Emirates is to upgrade its Amsterdam service to an A380 from 1st August. The route upgrade follows 18 months of strong demand. Amsterdam Joins Emirates’ A380 Network
Emirates’ A380 Makes its Kuala Lumpur Debut
DUBAI, U.A.E., 1st January 2012: Emirates, one of the world’s fastest-growing international airlines, celebrated the New Year in a ‘big’ way by becoming the first airline to operate a scheduled Airbus A380 service to Malaysia. Emirates’ A380 Makes its Kuala Lumpur Debut
Melbourne and Tokyo Celebrate as Emirates' 20th A380 Arrives
DUBAI, U.A.E., 21st December 2011: Emirates welcomed its 20th Airbus A380 to its rapidly expanding fleet by announcing Melbourne and Tokyo as two new destinations for its flagship aircraft in 2012. Melbourne and Tokyo Celebrate as Emirates' 20th A380 Arrives
Big Gets Better as Emirates Doubles Heathrow A380 Services
DUBAI, U.A.E., 15th December 2011: Emirates will become by far London Heathrow’s largest A380 operator in 2012 with four of the double-decker aircraft to serve the airport daily. Big Gets Better as Emirates Doubles Heathrow A380 Services
Emirates Launches A380 Connectivity
DUBAI, U.A.E., 12th December 2011: Customers on a growing number of Emirates A380s can now surf, share, email, or tweet their way across the Emirates network as the airline launches wi-fi internet connectivity with leading industry service provider, OnAir. Emirates Launches A380 Connectivity
Emirates Takes to the Skies in Abu Dhabi to Celebrate UAE National Day
DUBAI, U.A.E., 1st December 2011: National Day revelers in the country’s capital witnessed an Emirates A380 fly past today, in honour of the nation’s 40th anniversary. Emirates Takes to the Skies in Abu Dhabi to Celebrate UAE National Day
Emirates Launches A380 Service to Munich
DUBAI, U.A.E., 25th November 2011: Emirates’ A380 route network extended to Germany today with the launch of services to Munich. Emirates Launches A380 Service to Munich
Emirates to Add Third A380 Service to London Heathrow
DUBAI, U.A.E., 15th November 2011 – Emirates’ A380 services to London Heathrow will become triple daily from 24th January 2012. Emirates to Add Third A380 Service to London Heathrow
Emirates’ Munich A380 Service to Arrive Early
DUBAI, U.A.E., 10th October 2011: Emirates is bringing forward its first daily A380 service to Germany by serving Munich from 25th November 2011, nearly five weeks earlier than expected. Emirates’ Munich A380 Service to Arrive Early
Emirates A380 Makes Inaugural Landing in Johannesburg
DUBAI, U.A.E., 2nd October 2011: Johannesburg welcomed its first scheduled Emirates A380 service yesterday, as flight EK761 from Dubai arrived at O.R. Tambo International Airport. Emirates A380 Makes Inaugural Landing in Johannesburg
Emirates' A380 Joins Hamburg Airport Centenary Celebrations
DUBAI, U.A.E., 25th September 2011: Emirates has sent its first scheduled A380 into Hamburg Airport as part of the airport's 100th anniversary celebrations. Emirates' A380 Joins Hamburg Airport Centenary Celebrations
Emirates’ A380 Celebrates Saudi National Day in Riyadh
RIYADH, K.S.A., 24th September 2011: Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport welcomed Emirates’ award-winning A380 last night, in celebration of Saudi Arabia’s 81st National Day. Emirates’ A380 Celebrates Saudi National Day in Riyadh
Emirates Set to Take A380 to Riyadh
DUBAI, U.A.E., 12th September 2011: Emirates will operate the first ever A380 service into Riyadh this month, in honour of Saudi Arabia’s 81st National Day. Emirates Set to Take A380 to Riyadh
Emirates' A380 Double-Decker to Serve Rome
DUBAI, U.A.E., 27th July 2011 – Emirates, one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, announced today that the historic capital city of Rome will be the next destination slated for its flagship A380 aircraft. The daily A380 service will start 1st December 2011. Emirates' A380 Double-Decker to Serve Rome
Malaysia Set to Welcome Emirates’ A380
DUBAI, UAE – 26 July 2011 - Emirates, the Dubai-based international airline, continues to expand its list of Airbus A380 destinations, with Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, set to welcome the superjumbo on 1st December 2011. Malaysia Set to Welcome Emirates’ A380
Emirates to Launch Airbus A380 to Johannesburg
DUBAI, UAE - 11 May 2011 - Emirates, one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, announced today that Johannesburg, the industrial and economic capital of South Africa, will be the next destination slated for its flagship A380 aircraft. The daily A380 service will start 1 October 2011. Emirates to Launch Airbus A380 to Johannesburg
Emirates Launches Second A380 to Jeddah
DUBAI, U.A.E., 2nd January 2011: Emirates expanded its existing operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today with the launch of additional daily A380 service to Jeddah, which has proven to be popular with both business and leisure travellers. Emirates Launches Second A380 to Jeddah
Emirates Sparks A380 Activity Across the Globe
DUBAI, U.A.E., 1st September 2010 - Emirates' expanding A380 fleet is generating interest from airports across the world as Manchester becomes the latest city to be served by the superjumbo. Emirates Sparks A380 Activity Across the Globe
Manchester becomes A380's North Star
DUBAI, U.A.E., 30th March 2010 - Manchester will become the most northerly point on the world's A380 network after Emirates revealed its latest plans for the superjumbo. Manchester becomes A380's North Star
Emirates doubles up on Heathrow double-decker
DUBAI, U.A.E., 11th March 2010 - Emirates is to add another A380 to its London Heathrow route from 1st July this year, making the popular superjumbo experience more widely available to passengers. Emirates doubles up on Heathrow double-decker
Beijing join Emirates A380 'Capital Club'
DUBAI, U.A.E., 1st March 2010 - The world’s most populous country, China, will fittingly receive the aviation world’s largest commercial aircraft with the start of Emirates A380 Dubai-Beijing-Dubai services on 1st August 2010. Beijing join Emirates A380 'Capital Club'
Emirates scores a double with first-ever A380 services to Bangkok and Toronto
Dubai, UAE, 1st June 2009 – Emirates scored a double today as two of its A380 super jumbos jetted off from Dubai to the opposite ends of the globe, marking the aviation world’s first A380 commercial services to Bangkok and Toronto. Emirates scores a double with first-ever A380 services to Bangkok and Toronto
Emirates A380 En Route to Sydney and Auckland
Dubai, UAE, 1st February 2009 - Emirates A380 En Route to Sydney and Auckland. Emirates A380 En Route to Sydney and Auckland
Emirates brings its own double-decker to London
Dubai, UAE, 1st December 2008 - Emirates is bringing its very own brand of double-decker to London with the arrival of its industry leading A380. Emirates brings its own double-decker to London
Emirates introduces state-of-the-art A380 on UK services
11th November, 2008 – The acclaimed Emirates A380 is flying to and from London Heathrow from December 1, heralding a new era of air travel for the UK market. Emirates introduces state-of-the-art A380 on UK services
Emirates Airbus A380 Debuts On US West Coast
Dubai, UAE, 6th August 2008 – Emirates Airline showcased its new, double-decker Airbus A380 in San Francisco and Los Angeles over the last two days as part of a number of exclusive tours of the aircraft that were planned for the United States. Emirates Airbus A380 Debuts On US West Coast
Emirates makes aviation history with arrival of first scheduled A380 service to the U.S.
With the company’s president, Tim Clark, on the inaugural flight, Emirates Airline made history when its Airbus A380 landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport at approximately 4:35 p.m. on 1st August. Emirates makes aviation history with arrival of first scheduled A380 service to the U.S.
Emirates A380 fever heads to the U.S.
Emirates A380 fever, whipped up with the delivery of its first A380 in Hamburg, is destined for the U.S. after the airline's super-jumbo embarked on the first-ever A380 commercial flight into the Americas. Emirates A380 fever heads to the U.S.
Emirates Celebrates Arrival Of First A380
Emirates ushered in a new era of aviation today when its first A380 touched down in Dubai. Emirates Celebrates Arrival Of First A380
The Emirates A380 – a premium hotel in the sky
Your business trip is underway and what better way to revive your senses than take a long, hot shower. The Emirates A380 – a premium hotel in the sky
First Airbus A380 Enters Emirates Fleet
Emirates today took delivery of its first Airbus A380 ‘superjumbo’ at the planemaker’s new Jürgen Thomas A380 Delivery Centre. First Airbus A380 Enters Emirates Fleet
Emirates Unveils London's Newest Landmark
Emirates Airline today unveiled a new landmark for London, a giant model of an Airbus A380 at the gateway to Heathrow Airport. Emirates Unveils London's Newest Landmark
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