Airline

Emirates starts service to Czech Republic

July 4th - Passengers from more than 20 countries travelled on Emirates' inaugural flight to Prague on Thursday, the airline said yesterday after becoming the first Arab carrier to service the route.


Emirates president Tim Clark, who headed the delegation on the first flight, said: "Prague is our second European route launch this year after Amsterdam on May 1 and our 103rd destination globally. The Czech Republic is a popular tourist destination and an exciting emerging market. With a fleet of 149 aircraft, including 11 A380s, we continue to drive forward with our expansion plans and more new routes are on the way. Madrid starts up August 1 and Dakar in Senegal begins a month after that," Clark added.


They were joined by Brigadier Obaid Mehayer Bin Surour, deputy director of the Dubai Naturalisation and Residency Department and members of the UAE media. Emirates plane received a rousing welcome as a traditional Rosenka dance group performed on the tarmac.


Among those welcoming the flight were Jaroslav Ludva, Czech Ambassador to the UAE, and Miroslav Dvorak, chief executive of Prague airport.

More Airline
Turkish Airlines launches new cabin crew uniforms
Emirates voted ‘Best Business Airline’ and ‘Best Airline – Long-Haul Holiday’ by Conde Nast Traveller readers
Tourism to contribute SR118 billion to Saudi Arabian economy by 2020
Latest Travel News
Emirates voted ‘Best Business Airline’ a...
Tourism to contribute SR118 billion to S...
Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi to celebrate M...
Featured Sights To See
The Plaza San Martín

The Plaza San Martín

Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Plaza San Martín in Retiro is good nature break from the city and many business people are seen having their lunch there on weekdays.  ...

The Holmenkollen Ski Jump

The Holmenkollen Ski Jump

Oslo, Norway

The Holmenkollen Ski Jump is home to the world’s oldest ski jump competition and is visited by over one million tourists each year. The site also serves as a concert venue throughout the summer. At over 60 meters high (and over 400 meters above sea level) this destination also provides a great panoramic view of Oslo. The visitor’s center’s Information: Address: Kongeveien 5, 0797 Oslo T...

El Rastro Market

El Rastro Market

Madrid, Spain

This colourful Sunday flea market is a must visit for its variety of items including souvenirs and bargain priced treasures. The ambiance is full of vibrant, local charm and has a lot to offer visitors in terms of eating and shopping. The real flavor of Madrid unfolds here.   Calle Ribera de los Curtidores, Lavapies Timings: Sun 08:00 - 13:00  ...

Shard

Shard

London, United Kingdom

The tallest building in the European Union, The Shard stands at approximately 306 metres and was inaugurated in July 2012. The building is jointly owned by Stellar Property and the State of Qatar. On the 68-72 floor is the observation deck, called “The View” situated right on top of The Shard. Visitors can take in unobstructed 40 mile views across the London skyline and beyond. On the 31-33rd f...