Emirates

Emirates Airlines is one of the largest air carriers in the world. Homeport – Dubai International Airport.

Emirates is a very remarkable company, which owns a large number of awards, achievements, and prizes in various ratings.

For example, this company takes 1st place in the world in the number of international flights, it also owns the largest and the “youngest” long-haul passenger fleet.

The company is distinguished by the highest quality of passenger service and the most modern audio/video entertainment systems onboard.

  • According to the influential British consulting agency SKYTRAX, specializing in the study of the quality of services provided by various air carriers, the airline was awarded four stars. This is a very good indicator.
  • “Emirates” takes the 4th place in the ranking of the safest airlines in the world 2019 by Jacdec.
  • In 2016, according to SKYTRAX, Emirates Airlines was recognized as the best in the world.

Emirates actively sponsors sporting events and teams in various forms: football, rugby, tennis, motorcycling, sailing, golf, and others.

The airline has its own charitable foundation that helps children in need.

Emirates does not forget about the ecology of our planet.

It is clear that it is impossible to completely get rid of carbon dioxide emissions by airplanes, but the airline’s strategy involves the use of the most modern technology and various systems to optimize fuel economy and emissions.

Also, the airline is developing several huge nature reserves – in Dubai and Sydney, as well as ecotourism.

Currently, the Emirates route network includes more than 160 destinations around the world. Every month, more than 6,000 flights to all continents of our planet fly from Dubai Airport. The geography of flights is constantly evolving.

Planes

As we already wrote, the Emirates passenger fleet is one of the youngest in the world.

On January 26, 2020, in the Emirates fleet, there are 272 airliners, another 8 ordered. The average age of the aircraft is 6.1 years.

The oldest is the Boeing 777-300, with tail number A6-EBB. His age is 13.9 years. The newest is the Boeing 777-300, with tail number A6-EQP. He is 0.3 years old.

The airline’s fleet consists exclusively of modern long-haul liners.

Emirates is notable for several of the largest aircraft purchases in the history of passenger traffic.

2001 – purchase of 58 Boeing and Airbus aircraft, worth $ 15 billion.

2005 is the largest purchase of Boeing 777 aircraft, worth $ 10 billion.

2007 – an unprecedented order in the history of civil aviation for 120 Airbus A350, 11 Airbus A380, and 12 Boeing 777-300ER, with a total value of about 35 billion US dollars.

2010 – order for 32 Airbus A380 and 30 Boeing 777-300ER. The total value of these orders amounted to 13.4 billion US dollars.

Thus, Emirates is the largest operator of not only the largest passenger aircraft in the world – the Airbus A380, but also the Boeing 777.

The total cost of Emirates aircraft is about 100 billion US dollars.

To summarize, we can safely say that Emirates can serve as an example for all airlines in the world.

  • Airbus A380-800
  • Boeing 777-200 
  • Boeing 777-300
  • Airbus A330-200
  • Airbus A340-300
  • Airbus A340-500
  • Boeing 747-400
Graduated from Embry-Riddle Aviation University with a master's degree in aviation science. He began his career as an aviation researcher in local periodicals. Has a pilot license. Now are the author and developer of the Plane Worlds.