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Emirates is an airline based in the United Arab Emirates. They are a subsidiary of The Emirates Group. They are the seventh biggest airline in the world, by number of passengers. Emirates Airline is the largest major airline in the Middle East. It is an airline based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It runs more than 2400 passenger flights per week from its hub at Dubai International Airport Terminal 3, to 108 places in 60 countries. It goes to countries on six continents. Emirates is a part of The Emirates Group, which has more than 50,000 employees, and is owned fully by the Government of Dubai directly under the Investment Corporation of Dubai. Cargo activities are done by the Emirates Group's Emirates SkyCargo division.

Arsenal, The English Premier League (Barclay's Premier League) is sponsored by the Airline.

Destinations

Emirates operate the following with cargo and passenger flights;

Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Algiers, Cairo, Cape Town, Casablanca, Conakry, Dakar, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti (cargo), Durban, Eldoret (cargo), Entebbe, Harare, Johannesburg, Khartoum, Lagos, Lilongwe (cargo), Luanda, Lusaka, Mauritius, Nairobi, Seychelles, Tripoli, Tunis

Boston, Buenos Aires, Campinas (cargo), Chicago (cargo), Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Newark, Orlando, Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco, São Paulo, Seattle, Toronto, Washington–Dulles

A380 Emirates Munich Airport
Emirates A380 front view (Munich Airport)

Ahmedabad, Almaty (cargo), Amman, Baghdad, Bahrain, Bangalore, Bangkok, Basra, Beijing, Beirut, Chennai, Chittagong (cargo), Clark, Cochin, Colombo, Dammam, Delhi, Dhahran, Dhaka, Dubai, Erbil, Guangzhou, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Jakarta, Jeddah, Kabul, Karachi, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait City, Lahore, Maldives, Manila, Medina, Mumbai, Muscat, Osaka, Peshawar, Phuket, Riyadh, Sana'a, Seoul, Shanghai, Sialkot, Singapore, Taipei, Tehran, Tokyo, Thiruvanathapuram

Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Birmingham, Copenhagen, Dublin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Glasgow, Gothenburg (cargo), Hamburg, Istanbul, Kiev, Larnaca, Lisbon, London, Lyon, Madrid, Malta, Manchester, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Newcastle, Nice, Paris, Prague, Rome, Saint Petersburg, Stockholm, Venice, Vienna, Warsaw, Zaragoza (cargo), Zurich

Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Christchurch, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Current fleet

See also: Emirates SkyCargo
Emirates current fleet
An Emirates Airbus A380-800
An Emirates Boeing 777-200LR
An Emirates Boeing 777-300ER

As of January 2020, the Emirates mainline fleet consists of the following widebody aircraft:

Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
F B E Total
Airbus A350-900 50 TBA Deliveries planned to start from 2023.
Airbus A380-800 115 8 14 76 399 489 Largest A380-800 operator
14 76 401 491
14 76 426 516
14 76 427 517
14 76 429 519
58 557 615
Boeing 777-200LR 10 38 264 302
Boeing 777-300ER 134 8 42 304 354 Largest B777-300ER operator
8 42 306 356
8 42 310 360
6 42 306 354
42 386 428
Boeing 777X 115 TBA Deliveries planned to start from 2021.
Boeing 787-9 30 TBA Deliveries planned to start from 2023.
Total 259 203

Executive aircraft

As of January 2020, the Emirates Executive fleet consists of the following aircraft:

Emirates Executive fleet
Aircraft Fleet Orders Passengers
Airbus ACJ319 1 10 (suites)
5 (beds)
Total 1


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