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Emirates Offers Expanded, Multi-Risk Travel Insurance Coverage

New, industry-first initiative greatly expands the airline’s previous COVID-19 cover with additional multi-risk travel cover for all customers purchasing an Emirates ticket beginning on 1 December New Delhi Emirates customers can now plan their travels and fly with even greater assurance and peace of mind, with the airline’s latest industry-first initiative to provide expanded, multi-risk travel cover on top of its current COVID-19 cover. Provided by Emirates at no additional cost to its customers, and provided by AIG Travel, this cover is…

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World Children’s Day

New Delhi On World Children’s Day, the Emirates Airline Foundation and its NGO partners share their hopes for improving the welfare of disadvantaged children around the world, and speak on projects that provide children with safe shelter, basic necessities such as food and medical services, and access to opportunities through education and skills training. Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline and Chairman of the Emirates Airline Foundation said: “In the 18 years since its establishment, the Foundation has been…

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Chef Saransh Goila takes local Indian flavours global this season

Goila Butter Chicken makes strategic expansion in London New Delhi Chef Saransh Goila’s world-renowned butter chicken, a dish which has garnered a cult-like following since it first arrived in Mumbai five years ago, has set it’s roots in London with the launch of a delivery-only concept. This is the first time Saransh’s lauded signature menu will find it’s way into homes beyond India. Creating an unforgettable experience for all Londoners, Goila Butter Chicken deliveries will come with an accompanying…

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An Online Prayer Meeting for Religious People Around the World to End COVID-19

New Delhi Amid the corona crisis, which causes about 500,000 confirmed cases and 8,000 deaths a day worldwide, a Korean-based religious organization called Shincheonji Church of Jesus, the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony (hereinafter referred to as Shincheonji Church) hosted an online prayer meeting, “3rd Global Prayer Service of Religious People” on November 15th. Broadcast live on the official YouTube channel of Shincheonji Church, the prayer meeting was organized to pray for not only the patients and…

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Emirates tops global ranking in safe travel

New Delhi Emirates has been rated the safest airline in the world in its response to the COVID-19 Pandemic according to the Safe Travel Barometer. The airline, which has set industry-leading safety standards since the resumption of its operations back in May, has topped the ranks with a ‘Safe Travel Score’ of 4.4 out of 5.0 among 230+ airlines evaluated worldwide. The score is based on an independent audit of 26 health and safety parameters evaluating safety protocols, traveller convenience and service excellence announced by airlines….

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Emirates Group announces half-year performance for 2020-21

Group: Revenue down 74% to INR 27,840 crores/AED 13.7 billion (US$ 3.7 billion), and loss of INR 28,652/AED 14.1 billion (US$ 3.8 billion) after last year’s profit of AED 1.2 billion (US$ 320 million). Results significantly impacted by unprecedented flight and travel restrictions worldwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Emirates: Revenue down 75% to AED 11.7 billion (US$ 3.2 billion), and loss of AED 12.6 billion (US$ 3.4 billion) after a half-year profit of AED 862 million (US$ 235…

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American Airlines completes transition to digital Global Cargo Business and Operations with IBS Software’s iCargo solution

New Delhi American Airlines Cargo continued the modernization of its business with the deployment of the iCargo Mail business capability, completing the implementation of all key modules in IBS Software’s iCargo platform. iCargo Air Mail Handling and Mail Revenue Accounting is the final module to go live at American’s cargo and is fully integrated across all the iCargo modules, thus enabling enhanced real-time air mail capacity segmentation, allotment, monitoring, handling and mail revenue accounting across the global cargo and…

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Emirates SkyCargo to set up the world’s largest GDP compliant air cargo hub in Dubai for global distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

Emirates SkyCentral DWC in Dubai South to be operated as a dedicated anchor hub for COVID-19 vaccine distribution Air cargo carrier has also set up a dedicated rapid response team to handle requests for vaccine transport INDIA Emirates SkyCargo is stepping up its readiness to handle the logistical complexities of distributing a potential COVID-19 vaccine globally by creating the world’s first dedicated airside cargo hub for the vaccine in Dubai. The air cargo carrier is taking a global leadership…

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Blue baby from Iraq overcomes distance and Covid challenge to find treatment in Mumbai

New Delhi A baby born in Iraq with a complex congenital heart disease overcame challenges of distance to reach Mumbai for a successful corrective heart surgery at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. The month-old baby, born with a condition known as D-TGA or Dextro-Transposition of the Great Arteries was operated upon by a specialised paediatric cardiac surgery team led by Dr. Suresh Rao, Director, Children’s Heart Centre at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. In D-TGA, the two main vessels of…

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Emirates Skywards hits the 20-year mark with over 27 million member

New Delhi Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, has marked 20 years of excellence, innovation and unmatched rewards. Over the past two decades – the loyalty programme has continued to grow its membership base by offering value and rich, personalised experiences to its members around the world. The programme has continually invested to diversify its brand partnerships, and utilise innovative digital technology, so that it can offer its members across the globe with more ways…

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