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Emirates released the ad after Dubai was added to the UK's 'amber list'.

Emirates ad on top of Burj Khalifa goes viral; airline shows how it was shot

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2021 12:31 PM IST
As soon as the advertisement released, it was touted as super thrilling and heart-stopping by social media users. Some, however, cast doubt on the shooting of the commercial, claiming that the company must have used a green screen or special effects for the video.
Railway tracks lead towards the Alvance Aluminum Group plant, operated by GFG Alliance Ltd, and shipping cranes in Dunkerque, France.(Bloomberg)
Railway tracks lead towards the Alvance Aluminum Group plant, operated by GFG Alliance Ltd, and shipping cranes in Dunkerque, France.(Bloomberg)

Aluminum PJSC expects elevated prices as global economy recovers from pandemic

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2021 02:25 PM IST
Benchmark aluminum prices will probably remain around $2,000 per ton for 2021 as a whole, the United Arab Emirates-based company said.
Vaccination passport: Air New Zealand to trial digital travel pass amid Covid-19(Photo by Sébastien Goldberg on Unsplash)
Vaccination passport: Air New Zealand to trial digital travel pass amid Covid-19(Photo by Sébastien Goldberg on Unsplash)

Vaccination passport: Air New Zealand to trial digital travel pass amid Covid-19

AFP |
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 05:16 PM IST
  • For restarting international travel as global vaccine rollouts get underway, Air New Zealand to trial digital Covid 'vaccination passport'
The Dubai state carrier Emirates, which is operating limited services due to the coronavirus pandemic, said the temporary suspension was effective June 24.(AP file photo)
The Dubai state carrier Emirates, which is operating limited services due to the coronavirus pandemic, said the temporary suspension was effective June 24.(AP file photo)

Emirates suspends flights from Pakistan after passengers tests Covid-19 positive

Dubai | By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 03:01 PM IST
Emirates will continue to operate flights to Pakistan. The rate of Covid-19 cases has been rising fast in Pakistan, a country of 207 million people, but Prime Minister Imran Khan has ruled out a nationwide lockdown. It has recorded 3,755 deaths and 188,926 infections.
Dubai’s Emirates told employees on Sunday it would extend a three month wage cut due to end this month until September 30, according to an internal email seen by Reuters.(Reuters file photo)
Dubai’s Emirates told employees on Sunday it would extend a three month wage cut due to end this month until September 30, according to an internal email seen by Reuters.(Reuters file photo)

Emirates, Etihad extend temporary salary cuts to Sept amid Covid-19 pandemic

Dubai | By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2020 04:25 PM IST
The aviation industry has been among the worst hit by the outbreak, which has dented travel demand and forced major airlines to lay off staff and seek government bailouts.
Etihad’s website lists itself as having a fleet of 102 aircraft. It no longer lists its A330s among its fleet, having said it would begin phasing those aircraft out.(AP File Photo)
Etihad’s website lists itself as having a fleet of 102 aircraft. It no longer lists its A330s among its fleet, having said it would begin phasing those aircraft out.(AP File Photo)

Abu Dhabi’s long-troubled Etihad sells 38 planes for $1 billion

Dubai | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2020 09:05 AM IST
Abu Dhabi’s rulers launched Etihad in 2003, competing with the established Dubai government-owned carrier Emirates that flies out of Dubai International Airport only 115 kilometers (70 miles) away. In 2018, Etihad began loaning pilots to Emirates under a new program.
File photo of former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram.(Getty Images)
File photo of former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram.(Getty Images)

Wasim Akram posts message about lost watch; Twitter has some hilarious suggestions

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 12:49 PM IST
Twitter users did not let opportunity of posting a range of hilarious comments after former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram complained about his lost watch on the social media platform.
Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne(AP)
Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne(AP)

Manchester City crush Arsenal with De Bruyne masterclass

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2019 08:55 AM IST
Belgian De Bruyne produced two sublime finishes and one silky assist for Raheem Sterling as Pep Guardiola’s City killed the match as a contest before halftime.
Gathering over 400 likes, the post is being shared by many for its spectacular view of nature.(Facebook/GCH Aviation)
Gathering over 400 likes, the post is being shared by many for its spectacular view of nature.(Facebook/GCH Aviation)

Lightning bolt nearly strikes Emirates plane. Video leaves netizens shook

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 04:29 PM IST
Shared on the GCH Aviation Facebook page, the picture shows an Emirates Airbus A380 missing being hit by a lightning bolt.
File image of Mesut Ozil, Sead Kolasinac.(AP)
File image of Mesut Ozil, Sead Kolasinac.(AP)

Mesut Ozil, Sead Kolasinac in contention for Arsenal return

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 08:14 PM IST
CCTV footage showed Kolasinac leaping from the vehicle to confront the knife-wielding raiders while Ozil remained inside the car with his with newlywed wife Amine Gulse, a former Miss Turkey.
An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked on the tarmac at the Boeing Factory in Renton, Washington, US March 21, 2019(REUTERSFILE)
An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked on the tarmac at the Boeing Factory in Renton, Washington, US March 21, 2019(REUTERSFILE)

Emirates predicts Boeing’s 737 Max won’t fly until after Christmas

Bloomberg | By Benjamin Katz
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2019 02:27 PM IST
Should Tim Clark, president of Emirates, be right, the plane will be grounded longer than what at least one customer said Boeing has told them -- that the aircraft could fly again as soon as July
The checked in baggage, which was in the name of Anita Goyal, was also offloaded from the flight. The flight was scheduled to depart at 3.35 pm.(HT Photo)
The checked in baggage, which was in the name of Anita Goyal, was also offloaded from the flight. The flight was scheduled to depart at 3.35 pm.(HT Photo)

Ex-Jet chairman Naresh Goyal, wife offloaded from flight to London

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 07:53 AM IST
Naresh Goyal could not be reached for comments. Response to a query sent to Emirates was also awaited.
Wine being poured into two glasses at a picturesque location.(Unsplash)
Wine being poured into two glasses at a picturesque location.(Unsplash)

Days of wine and no roses: The glory days of airline catering are ending

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2019 09:27 AM IST
In this week’s column of The Taste With Vir, Vir Sanghvi throws light on in-flight food being served on flights in both the domestic and international sector and the wine that often accompanies the meals.
A Delhi court, taking cognisance of the Enforcement Directorate’s chargesheet against Deepak Talwar, issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against his son Aditya after he, too, was named as an accused.(PTI)
A Delhi court, taking cognisance of the Enforcement Directorate’s chargesheet against Deepak Talwar, issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against his son Aditya after he, too, was named as an accused.(PTI)

Corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar’s bail plea denied, ED questions wife Deepa

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2019 01:58 PM IST
Deepa Talwar’s questioning has been going on since April 24. Today was the third time that she has appeared before the ED since then.
An Airbus A380, the world's largest jetliner with a wingspan of almost 80 metres, is seen on the tarmac during the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget airport, near Paris.(REUTERS)
An Airbus A380, the world's largest jetliner with a wingspan of almost 80 metres, is seen on the tarmac during the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget airport, near Paris.(REUTERS)

Airbus to scrap production of A380 superjumbo, last plane to be delivered in 2021

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2019 01:32 PM IST
A380 made its Making its maiden flight in 2005, twas a major step in Airbus’s efforts to compete on equal terms with Boeing and challenge what had been a cash cow for its arch-rival.
The big screen displays a message as a tribute to Emiliano Sala before the match(Action Images via Reuters)
The big screen displays a message as a tribute to Emiliano Sala before the match(Action Images via Reuters)

Sala remembered as Cardiff make painful return to action

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2019 10:10 AM IST
Cardiff manager Neil Warnock described the past week as the toughest of his career having helped broker the deal that brought Sala to the club.
File image of Manchester United footballer Alexis Sanchez(AFP)
File image of Manchester United footballer Alexis Sanchez(AFP)

FA Cup: Sanchez, Ozil cast to sideshow as buoyant Manchester United visit Arsenal

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 10:34 AM IST
Sanchez returns to the Emirates for the first time on Friday in the FA Cup fourth round as Solskjaer targets an eighth straight win since replacing the sacked Jose Mourinho.
Arsenal's Alex Iwobi celebrates scoring their third goal with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and team mates.(Action Images via Reuters)
Arsenal's Alex Iwobi celebrates scoring their third goal with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and team mates.(Action Images via Reuters)

Aubameyang double sees off Burnley as Ozil returns for Arsenal

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2018 11:34 PM IST
Former Germany international Ozil has been on the fringes of Unai Emery’s team in recent weeks but was quickly into the thick of the action at the Emirates, playing a key role in Aubameyang’s opener.
File picture of Mesut Ozil and Unai Emery(REUTERS)
File picture of Mesut Ozil and Unai Emery(REUTERS)

Arsenal’s Unai Emery evasive over Mesut Ozil’s future

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2018 09:59 AM IST
The player, whose contract is due to keep him at Arsenal until 2021, was also not on the teamsheet for his side’s 2-0 loss to Tottenham Hotspur in the League Cup quarter-finals at the Emirates on Wednesday.
Chelsea's Ross Barkley shakes hands with David Luiz after a Premier League match.(Reuters)
Chelsea's Ross Barkley shakes hands with David Luiz after a Premier League match.(Reuters)

Europa League draw: Chelsea travel to Sweden, Arsenal lock horns with Bate

Nyon | By AFP
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2018 07:57 PM IST
Arsenal and Bate Borisov met in the Europa League last season, the Gunners hammering the Belarussian side 6-0 at the Emirates.
The picture was shared on the official Emirates Airline Twitter handle and caught the attention of netizens.(Sara Shakeel/Instagram)
The picture was shared on the official Emirates Airline Twitter handle and caught the attention of netizens.(Sara Shakeel/Instagram)

‘Diamond studded’ plane wows Internet. Here’s the story behind viral photo

UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2018 03:18 PM IST
A picture circulating on social media shows a diamond-studded Emirates aircraft on a runway
Arsenal manager Unai Emery reacts during their Carabao Cup match against Blackpool.(REUTERS)
Arsenal manager Unai Emery reacts during their Carabao Cup match against Blackpool.(REUTERS)

Liverpool the real test for Arsenal’s Unai Emery evolution

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2018 11:54 AM IST
The real test of how far Unai Emery’s Arsenal have evolved since being outclassed by Manchester City on the opening weekend of the season comes when Liverpool travel to the Emirates on Saturday.
Bhavye Suneja, the captain of the Indonesian plane that crashed soon after taking off from Jakarta this morning is from Delhi.(Photo: Facebook/Bhavye Suneja)
Bhavye Suneja, the captain of the Indonesian plane that crashed soon after taking off from Jakarta this morning is from Delhi.(Photo: Facebook/Bhavye Suneja)

Delhi captain among 189 dead in Lion Air plane crash was expected home for Diwali

UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2018 11:48 PM IST
A Lion Air plane crashed into the sea in Indonesia as it tried to circle back to the capital, Jakarta, from where it had taken off minutes earlier, and there were likely no survivors.
A person walks off an Emirates plane at JFK International Airport to a waiting bus on September 5.(AP Photo)
A person walks off an Emirates plane at JFK International Airport to a waiting bus on September 5.(AP Photo)

About 100 people fall ill on Emirates flight to New York: US authorities

New York | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 10:24 PM IST
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a statement that about 100 people complained of feeling sick on Emirates Flight 521, which landed with least 521 passengers at John F Kennedy International Airport.
Manchester City dropped their first points of the Premier League Season against Wolverhampton Wanderers.(AFP)
Manchester City dropped their first points of the Premier League Season against Wolverhampton Wanderers.(AFP)

Manchester City held by Wolves, Arsenal end Unai Emery’s wait for a win

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2018 10:46 PM IST
Manchester City were held by newly promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers in a controversial encounter.
Emirates flight EK-706 was heading to Dubai from Seychelles while Etihad flight EY-622 was on way to Seychelles from Abu Dhabi when they came tantalisingly close over Mumbai airspace, sources said.
Emirates flight EK-706 was heading to Dubai from Seychelles while Etihad flight EY-622 was on way to Seychelles from Abu Dhabi when they came tantalisingly close over Mumbai airspace, sources said.

Emirates does a U-turn, decides to continue serving Hindu meal citing customer feedback

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2018 09:30 PM IST
The move comes a day after the airline announced that it would stop serving ‘Hindu meal’ and that Hindu customers can choose from a variety of regionally-inspired vegetarian and special meals.
An Air India plane at Ladakh airport.(Shutterstock)
An Air India plane at Ladakh airport.(Shutterstock)

The Taste with Vir Sanghvi: In defence of Air India, the airline everyone loves to hate

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2018 12:41 PM IST
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi writes about how despite the usual grievances, he continues to be an Air India loyalist.
Picture: Shutterstock
Picture: Shutterstock

DoT, aviation ministry to discuss in-flight connectivity rules next week: Telecom secy

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2018 02:05 PM IST
Telecom operators may or may not be part of the upcoming meeting which will look at evolving a framework for in-flight connectivity, Aruna Sundararajan said.
Arsenal defeated Burnley as Arsene Wenger enjoyed a winning farewell in his final home game in charge of the club.(REUTERS)
Arsenal defeated Burnley as Arsene Wenger enjoyed a winning farewell in his final home game in charge of the club.(REUTERS)

Arsene Wenger wins on Emirates swansong as Arsenal seal sixth position

Omnisport | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2018 11:42 PM IST
Arsenal thrashed Burnley 5-0 at the Emirates on Sunday to pay their manager Arsene Wenger the kind of tribute he would have wanted in his final home game after 22 years in charge.
Arsene Wenger said that the timing of his departure from Arsenal after nearly 22 years in charge was not his decision.(AFP)
Arsene Wenger said that the timing of his departure from Arsenal after nearly 22 years in charge was not his decision.(AFP)

Timing of Arsenal departure not my decision, says Arsene Wenger

Reuters, Timing of Arsenal departure not my decision, says Arsene Wenger | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 09:57 PM IST
Arsene Wenger said that the timing of his departure from Arsenal after more than two decades as manager was not his call.
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