Speaking at the IATA conference in Beijing Emirates President Tim Clark signalled that the airline was ing to expand its services to Australia with new services to Adelaide. Darwin, / usa Cairns and Coolangtta/Gold Coast were also named as destinations the airline would be interested in serving in the future. Mr Clark stated that all the airline would wish to serve all destinations daily from the outset.

Emirates currently has rights for 84 weekly services to Australia of which it is presently using 70.