Airline

Emirates Airlines Net Profit Jumps 165 Percent

Emirates Airlines continues to buck the global trend, posting  a net profit of Dh752 million ($205 million) during the first six months of its current fiscal year.  This is 165 percent higher than the Dh284 million, ($77 million) net profit it made during the same period last fiscal year, and comes at a time when the global aviation industry is set to lose Dh41 billion this year.  The increased profits came mainly from an 18 percent capacity growth with the addition of eight new aircraft, bringing its total fleet to 130, and two new destinations.  Emirates Airlines entered its 25th year of operations last month.

Emirates Airline revenues fell 13.5 percent to Dh19.0 billion ($5.2 billion), down from Dh22.9 billion ($6.1 billion) last year due to fewer passenger and lower cargo yields. Profitability was not effected because the airline also reduced costs by 15.8 percent to Dh19.0 billion ($5.2 billion), down from Dh22.6 billion ($6.1 billion) last year.
 

More Airline
Big jump in international passengers for Saudi Airlines
flydubai will fly to Tashkent from 11 March 2019
New Istanbul airport starts operations
Latest Travel News
flydubai will fly to Tashkent from 11 Ma...
ATM Dubai to launch Holiday Shopper on 2...
Agoda partners with Saudi Ministry of ...
Featured Sights To See
Oriental Pearl Tower

Oriental Pearl Tower

Shanghai, China

This has to be one of the most stunning edifices in all of Shanghai. Its claim to fame is that it is the tallest tower in all of Asia standing at over 1500 feet off the ground. The edifice comprises of three spheres and the architecture is incredibly modern and futuristic. Visit the observation decks to get a wonderful view of the city and visit the Shanghai History Museum. This museum showcases t...

Burning Bush

Burning Bush

Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt

It is one of the very popular plant, though scarce species of Plant kingdom on the globe. Egyptians have associated a part of their history with this plant. It’s believed that this plant was burned when Mosses communicated with God. A lot of tourists, Muslims and non-Muslims both visit this plant to see what it’s like. If you’re interested in history, you must to....

The Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA)

The Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA)

Buenos Aires, Argentina

A bit out of the way, but worth the trip is the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA) in the barrio of Castelar. It showcases works by some of the best Latin American artists around and is a beautiful building in itself. There is an attached library, gift shop and café. It is open Thursday to Monday 12:00pm to 8:00pm, and Wednesday 12:00pm to 9:00pm. General admission is $18. ...

Ali Qapu Palace

Ali Qapu Palace

Isfahan, Iran

Address: west side of the Naqsh e Jahan Square, opposite the Sheikh Lotfullah Mosque Timings: 8am to sunset Tickets: IRR 4000 This majestic palatial edifice was initially built as a grand portal that marked entry into the royal gardens that lie to the west of the Naqsh e Jahan Square. Quite simple in its forms, a cubical arrangement of walls and columns, with large blind arches that r...