Emirates Airlines (or simply Emirates) is the national airline of Dubai, and a leading airline in the world. Operating out of its primary hub at Dubai International Airport, Emirates flies to over 100 destinations in 61 countries spanning over 6 continents, excluding Antarctica.
On average, emirates airline carries around 3,700 passengers per week.
Whether you’re flying to Dubai, New York, London, or somewhere more exotic, you’ll get there in comfort if you fly Emirates airlines. The number of Emirates airlines flights have grown tremendously over the past few years as the airline has expanded its destinations to 120 locations across the globe. No matter which continent you’re flying to, you’ll find an Emirates flight to suit your needs.
From unforgettable safaris and holiday visits to the business opportunities that Africa presents as the continent continues to develop, an increasing number of travellers are visiting this diverse continent. There are several Emirates flights connecting the African continent with Dubai, with destinations including Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. Emirates also flies to Mauritius and the Seychelles, Harare, Lusaka, and several Central African cities including Nairobi. North and West Africa are also well serviced, with flights to Lagos, Accra, Dakar, Casablanca, Tunis and Cairo.
Flights from Dubai to cities across Europe depart daily, with Emirates airlines covering most major European destinations. In Southern Europe, travellers can fly to Istanbul, Athens, Malta, Rome, Milan, Barcelona and Lisbon and many more. Central and Northern European destinations include Paris, Geneva, Vienna, Munich, Frankfort, Amsterdam, and Copenhagen.
Travellers who are keen to visit Russia or the United Kingdom can also take advantage of the Emirates flight network, with routes to Moscow and St Petersburg, London, Manchester, Glasgow and Dublin.
Emirates airlines offers several flights from Dubai to cities in North and South America. Routes to the United States include the following destinations: New York, Washington, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle. A flight to Toronto, Canada is also available.
Emirates airlines flies to three cities in South America: Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires.
Travellers visiting Asia can book one of the many Emirates flights servicing this part of the globe. From major cities in India including Mumbai to Singapore, Bangkok, Tokyo and Manila, Emirates covers the Asian continent extensively.
The Emirates Fleet
flew its first routes out of Dubai, on 25th October 1985, with leased
Boeing 737 and Airbus 300 B4 aircrafts. Since then, the airline has
evolved into a globally influential travel and tourism conglomerate.
The airline boasts a range of world class aircrafts.
Emirates operate a fleet consisting of Airbus and Boeing airplanes. The
fleet consists of Airbus A330, A340, A350 and A380, and Boeing 777
Generally, economy class customers may check in 30 kilograms,
business class travellers may check in 40 kilograms and if you are
flying first class you can travel with 50 kilograms of checked baggage.
All flights allow one piece of carry-on baggage, as well as a
laptop-sized bag, handbag, or briefcase on the flight, at no extra
Emirates carry-on baggage allowances may vary depending on your
route, class of travel and membership. Duty free purchases are
permitted, in reasonable quantities, for all service classes. Customers
travelling with infants are permitted to bring one carry-cot or one
fully collapsible stroller, as well as one extra piece of checked-in
First class and business class customers are permitted two
pieces of carry-on baggage. The total combined weight of both pieces may
not be more than 12 kilograms.
Economy class customers are permitted one piece of carry-on
baggage that may not weigh more than 7 kilograms. All cabin baggage must
fit either under the seat in front of you or in one of the overhead
lockers. Baggage may not be placed behind your legs, in the aisles or in
front of emergency exits.
Oversized cabin baggage
Exemptions may be granted for oversized cabin baggage
containing valuable or fragile items. Sports equipment and musical
instruments are subject to the same size and weight restrictions. Items
that may cause injury are not allowed in cabin baggage.
allows passengers to travel with some non-traditional travelling items.
Items include scuba diving equipment, skis and surfboards. Special
baggage can be carried free of charge as part of your free checked
If you are traveling with an infant you are allowed an
additional piece of checked baggage. Items may not exceed 10-23
kilograms, depending on the flight. You are also entitled to bring one
collapsible stroller or carry-cot.
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