Airline is referred to as the official international air ways
of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and was setup in 1985 by
the government of Dubai. Emirates Airline is a member of the
Emirates Group, whose
Chairman is Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoom. Fly Emirates
Air lines to 68 destinations around the world and has a number
of unique non-stop flights, like the US to Dubai and Sydney
to Dubai. Since its setup, the airlines has won various international
awards including the global Airline of the Year, and is one
of the fastest growing airlines in the world.
The Emirates Airline fleet now
consists of over 50 air planes, including 28 Airbus A330-200,
9 Boeing 777, and 12 larger 300-series Boeing 777 aircraft.
Emirates Airline also plans to have in its fleet, the Airbus
double-decker A380 by October 2006. The Dubai
International Airport is currently constructing a complete
terminal dedicated to Emirates Airlines flights, which should
be complete by 2006.
Onboard an Emirates
Airline airplane, each passenger has his/her personal TV,
which has six to eighteen channels, along with the usual audio
channels. When passengers travel in First or Business Class,
they are offered a film library, in which they can choose
between a selection of titles and watch them on their own
in-seat personal video player.