Emirates Airlines is the largest airline in the Middle East. It can make over 3500 flights per week and operates from the Dubai international airport. The Emirates Airlines is currently ranked among the top 10 carriers in the world.

From 2014 Emirates airline is the fourth-largest airline in the world in terms of international passengers carried and third largest in terms of scheduled passenger-kilometres flown. The international airline is also controlled by the Emirates Group’s Emirates Sky Cargo division.

Emirates Airline was voted airline of the year in 2013 and is one of the few airlines to operate an all-wide-body aircraft fleet.

Main flights for the airline in South Africa are usually Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town as they are the largest and most popular cities. The airline offers the typical Economy, Business and first class tickets that offer a wide range of in-flight entertainment that will keep you entertained for hours as you fly.

Emirates Airlines also has codeshare agreements with the following Airlines since 2014:

  • Air Mauritius
  • Air New Zealand
  • Alaska Airlines
  • All Nippon Airways
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Garuda Indonesia
  • Jetblue
  • Jetstar
  • Jetstar Asia
  • Korean Air
  • Philippine Airlines
  • Qantas
  • Royal Air Maroc
  • Royal Jordanian Airlines
  • Silk Air
  • Singapore Airlines
  • South African Airways
  • TAP Portugal
  • Thai Airways
  • Virgin America

The fleet for Emirates Airlines consists of 218 passenger aircraft, 14 cargo freighters and 1 executive jet as of March 2014, with a further 287 aircraft on order

On June 11, 2014, Emirates cancelled an order for 70 Airbus A350 XWB jets. On July 9, 2014, the airline finalized a $56 billion order to procure 150 Boeing 777X jets, following a commitment made at the 2013 Dubai Air show. Production of the 777X is scheduled to commence in 2017, with deliveries targeted for 2020. Emirates is the world’s largest 777 operator. Including the 115 777-9Xs and 35 777-8Xs finalized on July 9, 2014, the airline has 208 Boeing 777s pending delivery.

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