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About Emirates

IATA code


ICAO code


Emirates Airlines headquarters

Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Main operational airport

Dubai International Airport (DXB)

Number of destinations covered by Emirates Airline

Around 157 destinations

Most popular destinations


Most popular routes


Year of establishment


Parent company

The Emirates Group

Popular fleet

Airbus A380-800, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR

Emirates Airlines contact number

From Dubai: +971600555555

Rest of the world: Check the full list on the official website

Emirates is the largest airline in the MENA region, inspiring travelers around the world with its industry-leading in-flight entertainment and world-class service alike. Emirates Airlines is a member of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO),  the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and the Arab Air Carriers Organization.

Therefore, Emirates ‘Fly Better’ slogan is mirrored in the airline’s services level. In other words, the highest standards, rules, and regulations are maintained on all Emirates flights.

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Emirates Airline Most Popular Routes

Most Popular Flights To Dubai

Most Popular pular Flights From Dubai

RUH - DXB   SAR 716

DXB - JED   →  SAR 970

JED - DXB  SAR 666

DXB - RUH  →  SAR 1,200

DMM - DXB  SAR 716

DXB - CAI   →  SAR 1,328

Historical Highlights:

  • March 1985: Emirates Airlines was launched.
  • October 1985: Emirates operated its very first flights from Dubai to Mumbai and Karachi, when a Boeing 737 and an Airbus 300 B4 were wet‑leased from Pakistan International Airlines.
  • 3 July 1987: Emirates first owned aircraft, Airbus A310-304, was delivered. 
  • By the end of the 1980s: Emirates grew a network of 14 destinations in just 5 years of operation. 
  • 1992: Emirates raised the standards of inflight entertainment facilities by becoming the first airline to install video systems in all seats, regardless of the cabin class, across the entire fleet. In the same year, Emirates Airlines ordered 7 Boeing 777s with 7 options, which was a huge factor in reviving the industry after the Gulf War. 
  • 1998: Emirates Airlines opened its 2nd terminal in Dubai International Airport, with 2 million passengers annually. 
  • 1999: The number of Emirates Airlines passengers arriving at Dubai International Airport reached 11 million. 
  • By the end of the 1990s: 28 more routes were added to the Emirates Airlines network over the previous decade.
  • 2000: The opening of Sheikh Rashid Terminal. Also, Emirates became the first airline to sign up for Airbus A380.
  • 2004: Emirates Airline signed a GBP100 million deal with English Premiership club Arsenal, which was renowned 2 times in 2012 and 2018. 
  • 2005: Emirates ordered 42 Boeing 777s, which was the largest Boeing 777 order at that time. Currently, Emirates Airlines is the world's biggest operator of 777 aircraft.
  • By the end of 2010: 46 routes were added to the Emirates network over the previous decade.
  • 2017: Emirates Airlines launched the first fully‑enclosed First Class private suites.
  • 2019: Emirates purchased 30 Boeing 787‑9 aircraft. Furthermore, Emirates Airlines broke the Guinness World Record for the most nationalities on an aircraft with more than 540 volunteer passengers from 145 nationalities on Emirates EK2019. 
  • Between 2010 to 2019: 54 routes were added to the Emirates network. 
  • 2020: The Emirates Pavilion at EXPO 2020 opens its doors to guests. Furthermore, Emirates carried 15.8 million passengers, showing a fast recovery from the pandemic. 

Emirates Airlines Frequent Flyer Programme

Emirates award program ‘Skywards’ guarantees travelers, who are part of a company, charity, or club, points or miles on every flight. Points can be used to book Dynamic Reward Flights and Upgrades. 

Emirates Airlines Fleet

Today, Emirates flies the world's biggest fleet of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s, offering passengers the latest and most efficient wide-body aircraft.

  • A380: Emirates A380 features shower spas and private suites in First Class, along with an Onboard Lounge.
  • Emirates Executive: Private jet service is also offered by Emirates, with a special fleet of small aircraft. 

Emirates Airline Recognitions and Awards

Year Award

Award Type


World-Class Airline at the APEX Official Airline Ratings


Middle East's Leading Airline - First Class by World Travel Awards


Middle East's Leading Airline - Business Class lounge by World Travel Awards


Airline of the Year at Aviation Business Awards


World’s Leading Cabin Crew by World Travel Awards

(Awards & Recognitions)

Emirates Codeshare Partners

Since a codeshare agreement is one way to expand services to more destinations, Emirates has partnered with the below airlines:



Japan Airlines


Korean Air

Jetstar Airways

Air Malta

Malaysia Airlines

Jetstar Asia

Air Mauritius


TAP Portugal


S7 Airlines

Thai Airways

Bangkok Airways

South African Airways


China Southern Airlines

Copa Airlines

GOL Airlines

(Partners Source)


Travel Updates

Check out the latest travel, safety and entry requirements for the UAE. 

Emirates services for Economy Class, Premium Economy, Business Class and First Class

Economy Class

  • Onboard meals
  • Inflight entertainment system
  • Complimentary beverages

Premium Economy

  • Spacious leather seats
  • Extra leg room
  • Adjustable headrests
  • Fresh beverages
  • Onboard meals
  • Inflight entertainment system
  • Reusable amenity kits
  • Sustainable blankets
  • Large pillows

Business Class

  • Fully flat seats
  • Mattress and blanket
  • Airport lounges
  • Gourmet dishes
  • In-flight entertainment
  • Complimentary Chauffeur‑drive service to and from the airport

First Class

  • Private suite
  • Fully flat seats
  • Mattress
  • Gourmet meals
  • Onboard shower spa
  • Onboard lounge
  • In-flight entertainment

Emirates Baggage Allowance

  • First Class: Passengers flying on Emirates Airline are allowed to carry checked baggage with weight up to 50 kgs, and two pieces of carry-on baggage weighing no more than 7 kgs for each piece.
  • Business Class: Emirates Business Class Passengers are allowed to check in up to 40 kgs, and two carry-on baggage weighing no more than 7 kgs for each piece.
  • Economy Class: Passengers are permitted with checked baggage of 20 to 35 kgs (depending on the price of the selected ticket), plus one carry-on piece with 7 kgs maximum weight.

Checked Baggage Allowance for Emirates flight booking 

Class of travel




Flex Plus

Economy Class

20 kg

25 kg

30 kg

35 kg

Business Class

40 kg

First Class

50 kg

Carry-on Baggage (Hand carry bag)

There are two types of carry-on baggage - personal and cabin. Personal baggage is allowed in the cabin, but cabin bags cannot exceed 7kg. Cabin bags can only be taken on board if there is space available. The weight may vary depending on your route, and class.



Briefcase or garment bag




Business & First



Know more about Emirates baggage allowance

Emirates Check-in Information

Passengers can check in online 48 hours ahead of departure. Check-in at the airport is also accessible. Simply, passengers can drop their bags at the self-check-in kiosks/ desks. Passengers flying from Dubai can drop off their bags 24 hours before departure, or 12 hours before departure if flying to the US. 

The boarding pass must be present at most airports, either in hard or soft copy. 
Please note that you need to arrive at the airport as early as possible to present your travel documents and be at the gate on time.

  • Most airports request passengers to arrive 3 hours ahead of departure time. However, some airports extend it to 6 hours. It’s recommended to check your ticket to make sure. 
  • Passengers need to go through security at least 1 hour before departure time.
  • Boarding starts 45 minutes before departure Gates close 20 minutes before departure.

Emirates Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I change my flight booking on Emirates?

A. Almosafer will help you Manage your booking if your flight ticket is eligible to change. 

Q. How to get access to Emirates Lounge?

A. First and Business Class passengers are welcomed to Emirates Lounge FREE. Economy Class Passengers can enjoy Emirates lounge access with Fees. Emirates Skywards Platinum members get to unwind and relax at First Class Lounges in international airports across six continents.

Q. Is there an onboard shopping service on Emirates Airline?

A. Yes, Select from a wide range of high-end brands such as Armani, Bulgari and Hugo Boss. Shop from over 150 duty and tax-free products from travel gifts to smart watches and the finest jewelry

Q. Does Emirates Airline have onboard WIFI?

A. Yes, you can use WIFI services across the Emirates fleet.

FAQs for Emirates

  • Does Emirates allow web check-in?

    Yes, Emirates allows web check-in.

  • Does Emirates provide online seat selection?

    Yes, Emirates offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • Can I cancel my flight on Emirates?

    Almosafer would help you with cancellations. Make sure to check our cancellation policy before making any changes. Furthermore, Cancellation information can be found via your booking details.

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  • Does Emirates offer priority boarding?

    Emirates provide priority boarding to business and first-class passengers, passengers with frequent flyer status or loyalty program members, and passengers with disabilities or special needs.

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