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May 25, 2015 3:39 PM 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, as well as in hotel, and in-flight and institutional catering operations; sale of food and beverages; and destination and leisure activities. In addition, Emirates offers aircraft handling, travel agency, online travel, aircraft cleaning, information technology, and security services. The company operates a fleet of 230 aircraft. It has operations in Europe, East Asia and Australasia, the Americas, West Asia and the Indian Ocean, the Gulf and Midd...

PO Box 686


United Arab Emirates

Founded in 1985

56,725 Employees

Key Executives for Emirates

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Operating Unit
Senior Vice President of Finance and Divisional Senior Vice President of Planning, Aeropolitical and Industry Affairs
Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President
President of Group Services & Dnata
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Emirates Key Developments

Emirates to Launch Third Daily Flight to Beirut, Lebanon

Emirates announced that it will increase its services to Beirut, Lebanon with a third daily flight, effective October 1, 2015. The addition of this service will take the total number of weekly Emirates flights serving Lebanon to 21. The third daily flight will be serviced by the 267 seat A340-300 in a three class configuration. Cabins on the A340-300 are equipped with Emirates' ice entertainment system with hundreds of channels of on-demand entertainment to choose in First Class and Business Class. In Economy Class, passengers can enjoy a selection of the latest international movies, TV shows, music and games. As with all Emirates flights, passengers on the Beirut service will enjoy the generous Emirates baggage allowance of 30kg in Economy Class, 40 kg in Business Class and 50kg in First Class.

Emirates Airline Reports Earnings Results for the Year 2014

Emirates Airline reported earnings results for the year 2014. For the year, the company reported annual profits surged 40% to $1.2 billion as revenues increased and fuel costs dropped. Revenues rose 7% to $24.2 billion with passenger numbers up 11% to 49.3 million in the financial year 2015.

Emirates Expands Marketing Agreements with Tourism Boards of South Africa, Seychelles and Mauritius

Emirates renewed its individual global marketing agreements with the Tourism Boards of South Africa, Seychelles and Mauritius. The three agreements aim to utilise Emirates' growing global network to further boost inbound tourism to the Ocean Islands of Seychelles and Mauritius as well as South Africa. Under the extended memorandum of agreements, Emirates together with the Seychelles, Mauritius and South Africa Tourism Boards will put into effect a range of joint marketing activities focusing on promoting the three destinations in various regions The Agreements were signed by Orhan Abbas, Emirates Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations for Latin America, and Thulani Nzima, South African Tourism Chief Executive Officer; Sherin Naiken, Chief Executive Officer of the Seychelles Tourism Board and; and Dr. Karl Mootoosamy, Director, Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority, in presence of Alain St. Ange, Minister of Tourism and Culture of the Seychelles; on the side-lines of the Arabian Travel Market 2015.

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