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Emirates

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
IATA Member
EK
UAE
176
Emirates
Yes

Emirates Boeing 777-200
Emirates
Emirates Group Headquarters
PO Box 686
Dubai
UAE

Tel.: +971 4 286 4066
Fax: +971 4 295 0758
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.emirates.com

Type: Scheduled, international, regional, pax, cargo
Owner: Emirates Group (100%)
Subsidiaries: Emirates skyCargo (100%)
Base: Dubai (DXB)
Hubs: -
Start of ops: October 1985
Alliances: Air Malta, Air Maritius, Japan Airlines, Jet Airways, JetBlue, Korean Air, Oman Air, Philippine Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, SAA, Thai Airways, TNT
Emirates operates the followiong aircraft:
  • 57 x Airbus A380-800 (+83 planned)
  • 2 x Boeing 747-400
  • 4 x Airbus A340-300
  • 7 x Airbus A340-500
  • 21 x Airbus A330-200
  • 17 x Boeing 777–200
  • 114 x Boeing 777-300 (+50 planned)
  • (35) x Boeing 777-8 (planned)
  • (115) x Boeing 777-9 (planned)
  • 12 x Boeing 777F (+1 planned)
Executives:
Chief Executive:
President:
SVP Finance:
SVP Flight ops:
Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum
Tim Clark
Nirmal Das
Alan stealey

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
Emirates Emirates Airline EK UAE UAE Dubai 1985-
Formed by Dubai government, incorporated by an Emiri Decree issued on 26/6/85, wholly owned by the Government of Dubai. Commenced commercial ops on 25/10/85 and designated as the international airline of the UAE.

Emirates Airline is the largest major airline in the Middle East. It is the national airline of Dubai, UAE and operates over 2400 passenger flights per week, from its hub at Dubai International Airport Terminal 3, to 108 destinations in 60 countries across 6 continents. The company also operates four of the world's longest non-stop commercial flights from Dubai to Los Angeles, San Francisco, São Paulo and Houston, with all except San Francisco on the Boeing 777-200LR. Emirates is a subsidiary of The Emirates Group, which has over 50,000 employees, and is wholly-owned by the Government of Dubai directly under the Investment Corporation of Dubai. Cargo activities are undertaken by the Emirates Group's Emirates SkyCargo division.

Date
Aircraft type
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Damage
Airbus A340-500 A6-ERG Melbourne-Tullamarine Airport, VIC (MEL) Australia
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repaired