October 24, 2016 10:35 AM ET


Company Overview of Emirates

Company Overview

Emirates, together with its subsidiaries, provides commercial air transportation services. The company’s commercial air transportation services include passenger and cargo services. It is also involved in the wholesale and retail of consumer goods, and food and beverages; hotel operations; and in-flight and institutional catering services. The company operates a fleet of 251 aircraft. It has operations in Europe, East Asia and Australasia, the Americas, Africa, Gulf and the Middle East, and West Asia and the Indian Ocean. The company was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. Emirates is a subsidiary of Investment Corporation of Dubai.

PO Box 686


United Arab Emirates

Founded in 1985

61,205 Employees

Key Executives for Emirates

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Operating Unit
Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President
President of Group Services & dnata
Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Information Technology
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Emirates Key Developments

Emirates Launches New Daily Service to Fort Lauderdale

Emirates announced it will launch a daily service between Dubai and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, on December 15, 2016, serving the South Florida area, including Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and West Palm Beach. This will be Emirates' 11th passenger route in the United States. The airline will operate a GE-powered US-built Boeing 777-200LR aircraft in a three-class configuration on the route, offering 8 First Class suites, 42 Business Class lie-flat beds and 216 Economy Class seats for travellers, and up to 15 tonnes of bellyhold cargo for shippers. Emirates' daily flight EK213 will depart Dubai (DXB) at 3:00 a.m. local time and arrive in Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) at 10:25 a.m. The return flight EK214 will depart FLL at 8:20 p.m. arriving in Dubai at 7:40 p.m. the following day, with a flying time of 14 hours and 20 minutes. Explore South Florida, the Caribbean and More with Emirates Passengers wishing to travel beyond the Fort Lauderdale-Miami area to onward destinations in the US, Caribbean and Latin America can take advantage of Emirates' codeshare partnership with JetBlue Airways (B6) that offers connection options to over 26 destinations in the US and 19 destinations throughout the Caribbean and Latin America, including the Bahamas, Cancun and Havana.

GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. Announces Code share Partnership with Emirates

GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. and Emirates announced a new codeshare and frequent flyer program partnership. The codeshare partnership has been filed on this date to ANAC – Brazilian Federal Aviation Agency (Agencia Nacional de Aviacao Civil). The first flights will be approved in the coming days and the partnership is expected to come into effect by the end of October or early November timeframe. The new codeshare partnership will give customers the simplicity of purchasing connecting flights on both airlines using one reservation, and a seamless ticketing, check-in, boarding and baggage check experience during the entire journey. Passengers booking flights from multiple destinations in Brazil with GOL, including Porte Alegre, Salvador, Belo Horizonte, Curitiba and Brasilia, will be able to connect in Sao Paulo or Rio and fly with Emirates to many destinations worldwide.

Emirates Launches Two New Daily A380 Services - Dubai to Guangzhou, China and Dubai to Moscow, Russia

Emirates announced that it has launched two new daily A380 services - Dubai to Guangzhou, China and Dubai to Moscow, Russia. Flight EK362, which departed Dubai at 10:20, landed at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport on schedule on the evening of 1 October. Arriving a few hours later into Moscow's Domodedovo International Airport was flight EK131. Both Emirates A380-800s were operated in a three-class configuration and carried media delegates who were specially invited to experience the aircraft on the launch flights. Many of the features of Emirates' aircraft are unique offerings in the respective countries for travellers. The double-decker aircraft offers travellers 14 Private Suites in First Class and 76 fully flat-bed mini-pods in Business Class on the upper deck. The upper deck is also home to the signature Onboard Shower Spas for First Class passengers and the iconic Emirates Onboard Lounge, where First Class and Business Class passengers can socialise at 40,000 feet. The entire main deck is dedicated to Emirates' spacious and comfortable Economy Class with generous leg room.

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