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‘Emirates Airline contributes $596 million to Indian economy’


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Dubai-based Emirates Airline has contributed $596 million to the Indian economy by way of boosting air transport, manufacturing and services sectors and creating direct and ... Read more...

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Emirates announces daily flights to Phuket


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 2 (IANS/WAM) Continuing with its network expansion, the Emirates Airlines has announced the start of daily services to Phuket in Thailand.Phuket, the largest island in Thailand located in ... Read more...

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Emirates makes key changes in India management team


August 1st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug (IANS) Emirates airline Wednesday said it has made key management changes in its commercial operations department with Essa Sulaiman Ahmad joining as the new vice president, India ... Read more...

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‘Mini-city’ just for A380s at Dubai airport


June 26th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 26 (IANS) Dubai is set to unveil by the year-end a new airport terminal, which can even pass off as a mini city going by the facilities, exclusively ... Read more...

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UAE envoy meets Irish finance minister


February 9th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Dublin, Feb 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Ireland Khaled Nasser Lootah met Irish Foreign Minister Eamon Gilmore Wednesday.The Irish minister lauded progress the UAE-Ireland bonds were witnessing ... Read more...

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UAE, Cote d’Ivoire sign air services agreement


December 7th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 6 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has signed an air services agreement with Cote d'Ivoire, it was announced here Tuesday.Omar Bin Ghaleb, deputy director general of the UAE General Civil ... Read more...

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In Qatar, get your flight boarding pass on phone


November 30th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Nov 30 (IANS/WAM) Air passengers flying out of Qatar can now have a "paperless" travel experience as the Emirates airline is now offering them the option of receiving their ... Read more...

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Emirates launches A-380 service to Munich


November 26th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 25 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Airline's A-380 route network has been extended to Germany with the launch of services to Munich, the UAE's national airline said in a ... Read more...

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UAE, Kenya sign pact on avoiding double taxation


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 22 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Kenya have signed an agreement on avoiding double taxation.The agreement was signed by UAE Minister of State for Financial Affairs Obaid Humaid ... Read more...

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Boeing, Emirates announce $18-bn order for 50 777-300ERs


November 13th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 13 (IANS) US aerospace major Boeing and Dubai-based Emirates Airline Sunday announced a $18-billion deal for 50 Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners, which also allows a $8-billion repeat ... Read more...

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Emirates to start two more flights to Mauritius


September 15th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 15 (IANS/WAM) Emirates airline will introduce two additional flights between Dubai and Mauritius, a move which will increase the service to 11 weekly flights.The 10th frequency ... Read more...

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Emirates Airline posts 1.5 billion profit


May 10th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 10 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Airline's revenues grew by 25 percent to 54.4 billion dirhams (about $14 billion) in 2010-2011, while profits soared to 5.4 billion dirhams ($1.5 billion) -- ... Read more...

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Chelsea’s bid to sell naming rights to Stamford Bridge flops


March 31st, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31(ANI): Chelsea's plan to sell the naming rights to Stamford Bridge, their home since the club were established in 1905, for 100 million pounds has failed to get a ... Read more...

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Peter Crouch questioned over late night visit to airhostess’ flat in Dubai


March 28th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): Footballer Peter Crouch was questioned by security in ultra-strict Dubai after he visited an airhostess' flat in the early hours of morning.Crouch, 30, had signed in as ... Read more...

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UAE signs open skies pact with Djibouti


February 11th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed an open skies pact with Djibouti on commercial flights between the two countries.The pact was signed between Omar Bin Ghaleb, ... Read more...

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Air Canada ties up with Jet to protect its India traffic


February 8th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 8 (IANS) After Ottawa's refusal to grant additional flights to Emirates Airline last year to protect traffic on the India-Canada corridor for its national carrier, Air Canada has ... Read more...

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Emirates warns flyers against Egypt visit


January 30th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 30 (IANS/WAM) Dubai-based Emirates airline Sunday advised its passengers to avoid a trip to Egypt that is caught up in a political turmoil, but said services to and from Cairo ... Read more...

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Emirates Airline awarded in China


December 24th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 24 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Airline has been named the Best Internatinal Airline for its flight services connecting various world destinations including those in China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The ... Read more...

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Emirates launches ‘Honeymoon package’


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Emirates airline is launching special 'Honeymoon packages' from 10 Indian cities, including New Delhi, to Seychelles, beginning at Rs.59,938 (per person), the airline announced Tuesday, as the ... Read more...

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Emirates launches ‘Honeymoon package’


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Emirates airline is launching special 'Honeymoon packages' from 10 Indian cities, including New Delhi, to Seychelles, beginning at Rs.59,935, the airline announced Monday as the wedding season ... Read more...

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Emirates Airline indicted for flight mishandling (Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 7 (IANS) India's Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has indicted Emirates Airline for the manner in which the pilot and other officials handled its Dubai-Kochi flight on April 25 ... Read more...

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DGCA indicts Emirates Airlines


November 7th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 7 (IANS) The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has indicted Emirates Airline for the manner in which the pilot and other officials handled its Dubai-Kochi flight on April 25 ... Read more...

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“Breeders Cup 2010″ All Set To Start This Weekend


November 1st, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much coveted event "The Breeders'' Cup 2010" is all set to start. The event will take place on November 5 and 6, at the Churchill ... Read more...

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Dubai airport welcomes 50 millionth passenger


September 9th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 8 (IANS/WAM) Parvez Khan, an assistant manager with a hotel in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been honoured with a rare distinction. He has become the 50 millionth passenger ... Read more...

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Technical snag delays Tharoor, Sunanda’s honeymoon trip to Dubai, Spain


August 24th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Aug.24 (ANI): A technical snag in an Emirates Airline flight forced Thiruvananthapuram Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor and his wife Sunanda Pushkar to delay their honeymoon in Dubai and ... Read more...

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Tharoor’s honeymoon trip starts with technical snag


August 24th, 2010 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) Shashi Tharoor and wife Sunanda Pushkar didn't have a very pleasant start to their honeymoon that takes them to Dubai and Spain. While their flight took off ... Read more...

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Emirates signs over $13 bn deals at Farnborough airshow


July 20th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Farnborough, July 19 (IANS/WAM) The Emirates Airline Monday signed two deals worth about 51 billion dirhams (about $13.9 billion), which include the purchase of 30 Boeing aircraft, at the Farnborough International Airshow. ... Read more...

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Emirates brings the super jumbo to India (Second Lead)


July 15th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind PadmanabhanNew Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Emirates Airline flew in the first Airbus A-380 super jumbo with 517 passengers on a scheduled commercial operation into India Thursday, and was welcomed ... Read more...

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Emirates brings a scheduled A380 to Indian capital (Lead)


July 15th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Emirates Airline flew in the first Airbus A-380 aircraft on a scheduled commercial operation into India Thursday with cannons spraying streams of warm water, akin to ... Read more...

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Emirates orders 32 more A380s from Airbus for $11.5 billion


June 8th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
By D. Balaji Berlin, June 8 (IANS) Dubai-based Emirates Airline Tuesday placed a fresh order with Airbus Industrie for an additional 32 A380 super jumbos at a cost of $11.5 billion."This latest order, ... Read more...

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Emirates Airlines awaits report on Kochi emergency landing


May 20th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 20 (IANS) Emirates Airline is awaiting reports of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and its own team on the emergency landing of one of its flights in Kochi ... Read more...

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Emirates Group posts 248 percent increase in profits


May 13th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 13 (IANS/WAM) The Emirates Group's net profits increased 248 percent to 4.2 billion UAE dirhams ($1.1 billion) during the financial year 2009-10. The figures were revealed in its 2009-10 annual report ... Read more...

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Keep a tab on no-fly list, US tells airlines


May 6th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) With Pakistani-American Faisal Shahzad, who attempted to bomb the Times Square, almost giving authorities the slip despite being on the no-fly list, the US government has ordered airlines ... Read more...

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Faisal Shahzad NYC Bomb Suspect Arrested At JFK, Dubai Bound


May 4th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thanks to the diligence of a street vendor, Lance Orton who was alert enough to realize something was wrong, there is a thirty year old male suspect ... Read more...

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US seeks Pakistan’s help in Times Square bomb probe (Second Lead)


May 4th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New York, May 4 (DPA) The US sought help from Islamabad Tuesday to investigate the alleged involvement of a Pakistani immigrant in an attempted car bombing in New York City, officials said. US ... Read more...

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