Tag Archives: Emirates

Emirates Fort Lauderdale launch: Why FLL and not Miami?

Emirates inaugural Fort Lauderdale service landed at the airport on Thursday a little before 11:00am local time. Since Emirates announced service to Fort Lauderdale instead of Miami in October, the conversation and question marks as to why one of the world’s largest international airlines would opt for the smaller of southeast Florida two major airports […]

Emirates beginning Fort Lauderdale service – A big bang felt around the industry?

Few international airlines serve as many destinations as Dubai-based Emirates Airline whose route map is littered with dots from all corners of the globe. On Tuesday, the airline announced it would add daily nonstop service from Fort Lauderdale to Dubai with connections to just about any locale around the globe. While rumors have been floating […]

The Persian Gulf States, Slavery and a boycott

Ever since the Emirate of Qatar was awarded the rights to host the 2022 World Cup in December 2010, the western media or at least some of that media have done some yeoman’s investigative work into the living and working conditions in Qatar. These reports were in addition to  western journalists following up on the […]

Emirates beginning Orlando service in September

Emirates of Dubai, which is one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, will begin service to Orlando on September 1, 2015. The airline which has recently been embroiled in controversy thanks to Delta’s CEO¬†for alleged links to terrorists¬†has also been cited by European and American activists as being subsidized by the Government of […]