Emirates Ushers in 2020 with Positive Outlook Ahead of Dubai Expo
Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, will conclude 2019 with a successful string of product, network, and customer experience highlights.
The airline will usher in 2020 with a continued focus on strengthening business and excitement for Expo2020 which will open its doors to global visitors from October.
In the 12 months since January 2019, the airline carried close to 58 million passengers on its modern and efficient fleet of Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 aircraft.
Emirates operated over 3,500 flights on average per week, or over 186,000 flights in 2019, travelling more than 885 million kilometres around the globe, which is the distance equivalent of more than 2,300 trips to the moon and back.
The airline served nearly 63 million meals on its flights departing Dubai, and handled over 35 million pieces of baggage in Dubai alone.
The airline reinforced its global network of 159 destinations in 2019, with the addition of three new passenger routes including Phnom Penh, Porto, and Mexico City via Barcelona.
In addition, Emirates uplifted frequencies and upgraded capacity to 12 points within its network. Please see the infographics for details.