There are many methods to establish the competitive credentials of international airlines, regardless of all the assorted criteria, Emirates (EK) is the largest in the world in terms of scheduled international passenger-kilometres flown and certainly the leader in innovation.
The airline is constantly introducing state-of-the-art passenger benefits to keep the company on top. They offer one of the youngest fleets and with regular upgrades, the airline can guarantee superior flight experiences.
EK has 200 wide-bodied aircraft in service and 200 on order ensuring the airline a modern fleet recognised globally as one of the world’s great airlines. It is the biggest operator of the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 777 family of aircraft. There are over 60 A380-800s currently operating each with a capacity of up to 517 passengers in a three or four class configuration and a range of over 15,000 k’s. There is also the EK Executive, your own personal jet.
At present, Emirates flies to a total of 127 passenger destinations in over 80 countries around the world and has about 4000 pilots from over 100 nationalities.
The Emirates Group is a state-owned Dubai-based international aviation holding company headquartered in Garhoud, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, near Dubai International Airport.
The award-winning frequent flyer programme is free to join and will offer benefits that make flying on the network rewarding.
EK has also established the Emirates Airline Foundation under the patronage of the Chairman and CEO of Emirates Group, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, a not-for-profit charity that aims to improve the quality of life for children in need.
EK has 42 weekly flights to Australia from Dubai the pivotal destination for Australians to fly the world.
Passengers can look forward to another distinctive Emirates travel experience as the airline unveils its full Premium Economy programme for sale from 1 June 2022. Premium economy will be available on A380 aircraft servicing London, Paris, Sydney, and Christchurch.
The new cabin class, offers luxurious seats, more legroom, and service to rival many airlines’ business class.
Sir Tim Clark, President, of Emirates Airlines said: “As with everything we do, Emirates Premium Economy will be exceptional in its class, with minute attention given to every aspect of the customer experience. Customers trading up from the Economy will be getting excellent value.
“Since we first introduced our Premium Economy seats in January 2021, the positive response and demand have been tremendous. We currently have six A380s equipped with this cabin class, which limits our initial deployment, but our intention is to offer this experience to many more markets across our network. This November, we will begin our retrofit programme to install Premium Economy on 67 A380s and 53 Boeing 777s. At the end of the programme, Emirates will have 126 aircraft fitted out with Premium Economy.
Written by John Savage
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