Emirates clinches 4th consecutive Best First Class award at 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for Airlines

Airline also named Middle East’s Best Economy Class and the overall Travelers’ Choice Major Airline for the Middle East Emirates’ unmatched First Class travel experience was given double honours at the 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice awards for Airlines, winning the...
Posted On 31 Jul 2020

Travelling to Dubai and Beyond: new guidelines issued for passengers

Customers from across Emirates’ network can now travel to Dubai as the city has re-opened for business and leisure visitors with new air travel protocols that safeguard the health and safety of visitors and communities. From August 1, passengers will be required to have a...
Posted On 30 Jul 2020

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve releases first annual report

As Dubai begins welcoming international visitors, the Emirates Group is celebrating 20 years of partnership with the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) and the release of the first DDCR annual report. The Reserve covers an area of 225 square kilometres and makes up 5% of...
Posted On 28 Jul 2020

Emirates covers customers from COVID-19 expenses, in industry-leading initiative to boost travel confidence

World’s first airline to offer its passengers free cover for COVID-19 medical expenses and quarantine costs, in a unique assurance when they fly to any destination, in any class of travel Emirates customers can travel with confidence, as the airline will cover medical expenses of...
Posted On 24 Jul 2020

Emirates SkyCargo keeps the world connected with over 10,000 flights in 3 months

Emirates SkyCargo has facilitated the movement of essential commodities and other supplies for individual consumers and businesses across the world by operating more than 10,000 cargo flights to destinations across six continents. The flights were a mix of scheduled, ad-hoc and...
Posted On 23 Jul 2020

Emirates resumes flights to Stockholm from 1 August

Emirates will resume passenger services to Stockholm with weekly flights from 1 August, expanding its network in Europe to 22 cities, and connecting customers from Europe to the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa. The restart of Stockholm flights means that all Emirates...
Posted On 23 Jul 2020

Emirates’ A380s return to the skies

Announces A380 services to Amsterdam, resumes A380 flights to London and Paris and restarts services to 7 other cities in a day Emirates will deploy its iconic A380 on its daily Amsterdam service, and add a second daily A380 service to London Heathrow starting from 1 August. This...
Posted On 15 Jul 2020

Emirates resumes flights to 6 more cities

Airline’s network connects over 50 cities to and through Dubai in August Emirates has announced it will resume flights to Geneva (from 15 July), Los Angeles (from 22 July), Dar es Salaam (from 1 August), Prague and Sao Paulo (from 2 August), and Boston (from 15 August), offering...
Posted On 10 Jul 2020

PickMe partners with Microsoft to maximize driver benefits and minimize passenger wait times

Microsoft Azure becomes PickMe’s preferred cloud platform for improving big data processing and streamlining analytics Microsoft and PickMe, the leading on-demand mobility solution platform in Sri Lanka, on Tuesday (7) announced a strategic partnership that will transform the...
Posted On 08 Jul 2020

Emirates delivers on customer promise, offers travel confidence

Expedited processing has cleared nearly 650,000 refund requests in 8 weeks Policies offer customers confidence to plan and book their travel In the past two months, Emirates has processed nearly 650,000 refund requests, returning over AED 1.9 billion to its customers and making...
Posted On 03 Jul 2020

Exclusive interview with Pavan Vaish – Head of Central Operations, South Asia, Uber.

      As we enter a ‘new normal’, what does the future of rideshare look like to you?  I would like to say, we are cautiously optimistic. It is clear that the desire to support local businesses and communities is still strong, allowing us to recover as the pandemic in Sri Lanka...
Posted On 01 Jul 2020

Emirates to resume passenger flights to Malé from 16 July

Also adds Cairo, Tunis and Glasgow, bringing network to over 50 cities in July   Emirates has announced it will resume passenger flights to Malé, the capital of the Maldives, from 16 July, as the airline continues to add travel options for customers by re-starting passenger...
Posted On 30 Jun 2020