Airbus A380 at Farnborough Air Show (Image: Aviation Media Co.)
Civil Aviation

Emirates gives Airbus an A380 lifeline

Emirates has given the Airbus A380 a lifeline when it finally ordered 36 more of the super-sized jets. The deal worth around £11.5bn came just days after outgoing Airbus sales chief John Leahy said that the A380 project was dead if Emirates didn’t place the order that was expected to [read more]

Emirates start daily flights to London Stansted
Destinations

Emirates start daily flights to London Stansted

Today Emirates (EK/UAE) announced the new daily route to London Stansted (STN/EGSS) using the Boeing 777-300ER airframe with the new first class suites. This is due to the growth of London Stansted and the location of the near technology and pharmaceutical businesses. Emirates plan for this route to cover the North [read more]

Emirates: Cirrus SR22 meets big brother
Video

Emirates: Cirrus SR22 meets big brother

In perhaps one of the cutest aviation videos around Emirates latest addition, the Cirrus SR22 get’s a warm welcome from its big brother, the Airbus A380. The single-engined Cirrus SR22 is used by the Emirates Flight Academy to train future Emirates pilots.

Emirates rejects A380plus
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Emirates rejects A380plus concept

Emirates (EK/UAE) has rejected the proposed A380plus concept from Airbus effectively killing off the project. The Dubai based carrier is expected to place an order for 36 more Airbus A380 aircraft but CEO Tim Clark said “We would rather they just offered us the continuation of the line” adding that [read more]

Airbus setback as Boeing wins big orders
Civil Aviation

Airbus setback as Boeing wins big orders

European airframer Airbus has suffered a setback on day one of the Dubai Airshow with a planned announcement for an A380 deal failing to materialise as Boeing wins big orders instead. Emirates (EK/UAE) was expected to give the Airbus A380 a lifeline but instead has chosen to delay that deal [read more]