Emirates Builds 800 City Network

Emirates Builds 800 City Network

Dubai-based liner hits major milestone

Emirates has revealed that it has now built a massive ecosystem that functions in over 100 countries and extends to 800 cities around the world. 

The milestone is part of Emirates' huge growth since it began operations in 1985 to become one of the world's leading airlines that carries around 50,000 passengers a week.

Emirates has also announced that it is celebrating 30 years of operations to Muscat, Oman.

Since the inaugural flight to Oman in 1993, Emirates has carried 4.8 million passengers to and from the Sultanate on more than 37,200 flights.

Adnan Kazim, Emirates’ Chief Commercial Officer said: “We have a long-standing history of partnerships that have reshaped the way people travel around the world.

"[The result is] a reflection of our commitment to providing our customers greater flexibility and confidence when planning their travel itineraries through leveraging the strength of our partners’ complementary route networks.

"It’s also helped to enhance Dubai’s connectivity to the world, providing direct and indirect links to over 800 cities, generating more tourism to our hub and boosting business and trade opportunities."

Emirates Backs Saudi Soccer

In other news, Emirates has backed Saudi Arabia's huge investment into football after announcing it is to sponsor the King Salman Cup 2023.

Saudi Arabia is making major efforts to change its profile by facilitating major sporting events, with football being at the very front of that charge.

Having brought world-famous football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to the Saudi League in early 2023 to captain Al Nassr, a host of big names have followed including N'golo Kante, Jordan Henderson and Karim Benzema.

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