Emirates/QANTAS Alliance Announcement.

The full press statement of the QANTAS/Emirates partnership announced this morning reads as follows:

Qantas and Emirates today announced a new global aviation partnership that will give their customers a seamless Australian and international network, exclusive frequent flyer benefits and world-class travel experiences. (more…)

B777-300ER IFE Screen Upgrade.

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Emirates new 12.1" Economy Widescreen IFE

Emirates today announced that they will increase the screen sizes on the IFE systems of their 70 strong Boeing 777-300ER fleet. First Class will feature 27″ screens, Business Class will feature 20″ screens and Economy Class will feature 12.1″ screens. These screens are already featured on A6-EGP, A6-EGQ and A6-EGR.

Emirates Opens Istanbul Lounge.

Emirates ┬átoday opened a new dedicated lounge for First and Business Class passengers at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport. ┬áThe 520 square metre facility is the 30th dedicated lounge on the Emirates network.