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Emirates celebrates 10 years in Poland

  • The airline has carried over 1.6 million passengers on the Dubai-Warsaw route.
  • More than 6,300 flights in both directions between Warsaw and Dubai.
  • The Emirates Group employs over 600 Poles.


9 February 2023 – Warsaw, Poland – Emirates, the world's largest international airline, celebrates the tenth anniversary of its first commercial flight operation in Poland. Since the inaugural flight in February 2013, the airline has carried more than 1.6 million passengers on the service across more than 6,300 flights from Dubai to Warsaw in both directions. The carrier offers Polish passengers a daily direct flight operated by a Boeing 777-300ER wide-body aircraft.

This year we are celebrating Emirates’ anniversary in Poland, which is an exceptional opportunity to summarize the past decade as we look ahead to 2023 with greater optimism. We are delighted that we have been operating flights on the Dubai-Warsaw route for the past ten years. Poland consistently remains a very important market for us, and we particularly value cooperation with partners that contribute to exceptional service for our clients and support the domestic development of trade and tourism. The past decade is motivation for us to continue on the path of providing the best quality services and maintaining the highest standards – said Maciej Pyrka, Country Manager of Emirates in Poland.

Over the years, Emirates flights to Warsaw have created new opportunities for business, trade and tourism and strengthened the ties between the United Arab Emirates and Poland. The Emirates Group employs more than 600 Poles, including cabin crew, pilots and employees in other business areas across the Group. Emirates offers candidates exceptional career opportunities, the chance to gain world-class expertise at the airline's state-of-the-art training center in Dubai, including an excellent training facility and a wide range of development programs.

As part of SkyCargo's operations and its extensive network of 140 destinations, Emirates provides entrepreneurs in Poland and the United Arab Emirates with the connections they need to transport goods. Nearly 83,000 tons of cargo have been transported on the route since its launch. Emirates aircraft have transported, among other things, electronics, medical equipment, pharmaceutical products including vaccines, car and aircraft parts, clothing collections and perishable products such as tropical fish and fruit to and from Poland.

Emirates continuously makes efforts to operate its fleet in the most efficient and responsible manner possible, reducing fuel consumption. Emirates has joined the World Economic Forum's 2022-21 “Clean Skies for Tomorrow” coalition supporting the use of sustainable aviation fuel. Additionally, the airline is investing in the industry's most modern and youngest fleet to further reduce emissions.

Emirates is known for its industry-leading initiatives and outstanding travel experiences. On board, passengers can browse the world class entertainment system ice with over 5,000 channels of on demand entertainment, over 1,700 movies and 1,500 hours of TV, live news, as well as music, podcasts and audiobooks across 45 languages. In addition to keeping onboard entertainment up-to-date, Emirates is also committed to expanding its catering offering. Emirates offers more than 110 dishes with almost 4,600 recipes throughout the year. Chefs from around the world create meals inspired by local cuisine.

Emirates flight EK179 from Dubai to Warsaw departs at 08:05 AM arriving in Warsaw at 11:20 AM local time. The return flight EK180 from Warsaw departs at 1:25 PM and arrives in Dubai at 10:45 PM. For more information on Emirates flights, please visit emirates.com.


About Emirates

Emirates, the largest airline for international passengers, launched operations in Poland in 2013, filling a niche in the long-haul segment. Daily connections from Warsaw to Dubai are operated by modern Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in two and three-class configuration offering passengers a new dimension of travel.

Since its founding in 1985, Emirates has received hundreds of international awards for outstanding passenger service. The airline's fleet consists of 259 wide-body aircrafts, including 10 cargo planes, and is one of the youngest in the skies. Emirates operates to 140 destinations in 77 countries in Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Africa, South Asia, the Far East and Australasia.

For more information please visit the Emirates website at www.emirates.com


About Emirates SkyCargo

Emirates SkyCargo is a cargo division owned by Emirates, offering customers cargo space on board a modern fleet of wide-body Boeing 777 and Airbus A380 aircraft, in a global network of 140 destinations on 6 continents.

Emirates SkyCargo has developed transportation solutions for specific verticals, including pharmaceuticals and perishables. It is one of the world’s leading carriers for the air transportation of pharmaceutical cargo, flying on an average over 200 tons of pharma every day on its aircraft.

On the Dubai-Warsaw route, Emirates SkyCargo offers as much as 175 tons of lifting capacity and 700 m3 of transport volume per week.

More details at www.skycargo.com