Bloomberg reports “four people familiar with the matter” who asked not to be named, said the Dubai airline was in preliminary talks to consider buying its neighbouring unprofitable Abu Dhabi airline, though negotiations could yet fall through.
From tomorrow (September 22) to October 7, Emirates’ New Zealand customers travelling in all classes between Dubai and Germany will be among those to enjoy a special seasonal menu of Bavarian-inspired food and beverage, marking Oktoberfest.
Geneva - Five stakeholder organizations in the aviation and aerospace industry will launch a global study - "Soaring Through the Glass Ceiling" - to identify and promote means by which the aviation and aerospace industry can more effectively recruit and advance women into leadership roles. The study is scheduled for release in the second quarter of 2019.
Air New Zealand will begin construction next month on a new, much larger regional lounge at Auckland Airport, as part of a $60 million investment in lounges throughout New Zealand over the next two years.
Emirates airline’s fully-enclosed First Class Private Suites, launched in November last year on its newest Boeing 777 aircraft, have been awarded gold by Future Travel Experience (FTE) in the “Up in the Air” category.
Emirates is celebrating 10 years of A380 operations. Since its first flight to New York from Dubai on 1 August 2008, the Emirates A380 has carried more than 105 million passengers, 10.2 million of them being those travelling to and from New Zealand which is the second highest passenger destination for the A380.