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Emirates Airlines launched its first nonstop passenger flight connecting Taiwan and Dubai on Monday, targeting growing demand from local tourists and businesspeople.
Flydubai will shift operations to Al Maktoum International Airport in Jebel Ali, according to Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Department of Civil Aviation and Chairman and Chief Executive Emirates Airline and Group.
Emirates, one of the world's fastest growing airlines, placed the single largest aircraft order in dollar value in Boeing's history for an additional 50 777-300 ER aircraft, worth approximately $18bn (Dhs66bn) in list price. The order also included 20 777-300 ER options valued at $8bn (Dhs29.4bn), for a total of 70 aircraft valued at $26bn (Dhs95.4bn), at the Dubai Air Show.
Emirates Airline has unveiled plans for the construction of the most technologically-advanced Engine Overhaul Shop in Asia. The state-of-the-art Engine Shop will complement the present Test Cell Facility in Dubai and will be constructed on a 90,000 square meter piece of land at an estimated cost of US $120 million.
TNT has been recognised in the Middle East as the leading express operator, having just been awarded the Express Logistics Provider of the Year Award, receiving this prestigious recognition for the second time in three years.
Dubai flag carrier Emirates Airline hopes to increases its flights to Australia to 100 a week, after seeing a 52 percent rise in profit for the year to $1.5bn. The Arab world’s largest airline currently operates 70 flights a week to Australia but sees opportunity for further expansion, said chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum.
EMIRATES hopes to increase its flights to Australia to 100 a week, after a $US500 million rise in net profit of $US1.6 billion. Emirates chairman and chief executive Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum said the airline would lift its services to Australia from 63 to 70 each week from October 2 and would work towards its limit of 84 a week.
2 of South America’s most iconic cities will soon have a faster link to Dubai and over 100 destinations worldwide when Emirates commences its daily non-stop service to Rio de Janeiro and extension to Buenos Aires from January 3, 2012.
Reed Exhibitions Middle East, one of the leading organisers of trade and consumer exhibitions, today announced the Airport Leaders Summit featuring key industry leaders will be held concurrently with Airport Show 2011, a leading international event dedicated to airports and the allied industry.