DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates overcame the effects of temporary runway closures at its Dubai base to pull in a $1.24 billion annual profit, a 40 percent gain driven by the rapid expansion of its business and helped by a drop in fuel prices, the fast-growing airline said Thursday.
10 May, 2016 Emirates airline says profits are up amid lower oil prices DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Middle East's biggest airline, Emirates, said Tuesday its profits were up by about 56 percent to $1.9 billion in the last fiscal year largely due to lower oil prices that drove down fuel costs.
5 May, 2015 AP Interview: Emirates airline boss sees more US growth DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The man in charge of the Middle East's biggest airline, Emirates, said Tuesday he is pressing ahead with a global expansion that could include more U.S. routes despite opposition from American carriers who accuse the airline of having an unfair advantage.
4 August, 2017 Fire put out at 87-story residential skyscraper in Dubai DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Dubai reopened the streets around one of the world's tallest residential skyscrapers after firefighters put out a blaze that erupted early Friday in the high-rise, forcing residents to evacuate in the middle of the night and sending […]
8 September, 2014 Dubai pushes ahead on world’s biggest airport plan DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's ruler has endorsed a $32 billion expansion plan for the city's second airport that aims to make it the world's biggest, the emirate's airport operator said Monday in the latest sign that the Middle East's brash commercial hub is determined […]
8 November, 2015 Dubai Airshow takes off with new sales back down to earth The Dubai Airshow took off Sunday to a slow start with a record low in sales expected as the Gulf's main airlines have already placed large orders with major manufacturers. "Due to large previous orders, the total show order tally this year will be much less than years prior," said Ben […]