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Egypt hosts 22nd Emirates Airlines Men’s Basketball for Arab teams

In the presence of president of the Egyptian Basketball Federation Magdy Abou Farikha and president of the Emirati Basketball Federation and the Arab Basketball Federation Ismail Al-Karkawy, a press conference was held on 15 November to launch the 22nd Emirates Airlines Men’s Basketball for Arab teams. The championship will take place from 30 December 2016 …

Maya Nawar

Ahmed Bin Saeed al-Maktum, president of Emirates Airline, placed second in Gulf Business magazine’s ‘100 most influential people in the Arab world for 2013’ (AFP Photo)

Emirates Airlines adds 3 additional weekly flights to Egypt

Emirates Airlines will be offering three additional regular flights weekly between Dubai and Cairo starting on 1 January 2016. The new weekly flights will offer 12 seats in First Class, 42 in Business Class, and 183 in Economy Class. The additional flight, EK926, will depart Cairo on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Saturday at 00:35 and arrive …

Maya Nawar

Emirates ups Egypt services to 13 weekly flights

CAIRO: UAE-based Emirates Airline said it will “fully restore its services to Egypt by boosting its frequencies to 13 per week,” to cater to growing passenger and cargo demand. In a statement, Saeed Khalifa bin Sulaiman, Emirates manager in Egypt, said, “There is significant demand for travel in and out of Egypt from across our …


Emirates increases weekly flights to Cairo

By Reem Abdellatif CAIRO: Emirates Airlines increased its flights to Cairo to 13 per week after witnessing a continuous growth in passenger and cargo demand from Egypt to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Since March 30, the additional flight EK928 has been leaving Cairo every Friday morning. There will also be a return flight the same …


Emirates eyes hedging strategy as fuel costs bite

By Bill Rigby / Reuters SEATTLE: Dubai’s Emirates airline may revive its hedging program to help guard against soaring fuel costs, which forced it to pay an additional $1 billion in its half year results alone, its chairman said. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum said in an interview that 2011 earnings for the fast-growing carrier, whose …


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