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CNNMoney: Boeing sets record with $22 billion orderupdated: Thu Nov 17 2011 13:23:00

Emirates Airlines' position as the biggest all-time orderer of Boeing jets lasted all of four days.

CNNMoney: Boeing's $18 billion deal is biggest everupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 08:01:00

Boeing and Emirates Airlines have signed an $18 billion deal -- the largest deal in the aircraft manufacturer's history -- to supply the airline with 50 aircraft, with options to expand the deal even further.

Dubai group buys Spanish soccer clubupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 16:26:00

Getafe became the third Spanish football club to pass into foreign ownership on Thursday after signing a deal with Dubai's Royal Emirates Group.

New Boeing jetliner makes public debutupdated: Tue Jul 20 2010 06:51:00

Boeing 787 to make public debut at Farnborough Air Show, as CNN's Ayesha Durgahee reports.

CNNMoney: Boeing wins $9.1 billion order from Emiratesupdated: Mon Jul 19 2010 10:06:00

Boeing secured an order for 30 of its 777 jets for $9.1 billion from Emirates Airlines, the companies announced Monday, as the commercial aircraft maker continues to bounce back from the recession.

Is the Airbus A380 really that different?updated: Tue Jul 13 2010 21:07:00

When Singapore Airlines first started flying the Airbus A380 in 2007, it was still a big question mark whether the aircraft would be a hit with passengers.

3 arrested after bomb threat at Heathrowupdated: Sat Jan 09 2010 02:07:00

The three men arrested Friday night aboard an Emirates Airlines plane at Heathrow Airport had made a verbal threat to staff, police said Saturday.

3 arrested after incident at Heathrowupdated: Fri Jan 08 2010 19:48:00

Three people were arrested at Heathrow Airport Friday night after an incident aboard an Emirates Airlines flight to Dubai, Metropolitan Police said.

Emirates unveils its superjumboupdated: Mon Jul 28 2008 10:45:00

Emirates Airlines took delivery of its first Airbus A380 superjumbo Monday -- the first of 58 superjumbos the airline is buying.

A great show in challenging timesupdated: Tue Jul 15 2008 11:26:00

Farnborough marks its 60th anniversary during a year when the aviation industry is being hit hard by high oil prices and faltering economies.

Heathrow trial tackles lost luggageupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 13:19:00

A six-month trial was launched this week that promises to transform the way luggage is tracked and monitored at London's Heathrow airport.

Internet failure hits two continentsupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 19:14:00

High-technology services across large tracts of Asia, the Middle East and North Africa were crippled Thursday following a widespread Internet failure which brought many businesses to a standstill and left others struggling to cope.

Outlook for aviation industryupdated: Sat Jan 26 2008 05:14:00

Maurice Flanagan, Vice Chairman of the Emirates Group, talks about the aviation industry and the global economy.

Recession-o-meter result: It's a slowdownupdated: Sat Jan 26 2008 05:14:00

CNN's Recession-o-meter -- our unscientific poll of financial experts at the World Economic Forum at Davos -- has spoken. And it's decided that the world economy is in slowdown, not recession.

Q & A with A-list guests at Davosupdated: Sat Jan 26 2008 05:14:00

CNN's Richard Quest has been pressing his A-list guests for a vote for 'recession' or 'slowdown'.

Dubai's aviation oasisupdated: Fri Jan 04 2008 11:41:00

In a city strewn with scaffolding, it's a project with no equal. Dubai World Central is set to be a bustling metropolis 40 kilometers south of Dubai's city center, with homes, offices and a port no less, surrounding the jewel in the crown -- the world's largest airport.

World's Largest Airportupdated: Fri Jan 04 2008 11:41:00

Marketplace Middle East takes a look into Dubai's ambition to become the world's next aviation hub.

This week on MMEupdated: Thu Jan 03 2008 05:02:00

Building the World's Largest Airport Economic growth fuels the need for a new airport in Dubai. Dubai International Airport has seen passenger traffic more than double in the past five years, and Emirates Airlines recently announced its record order of $35 billion for 143 planes at this year's Dubai Airshow.

Any room in first class?updated: Fri Nov 30 2007 10:21:00

For years it seemed as though first-class air travel was dying a slow death. As perks such as flat beds migrated from the front of the plane backwards, few were willing to pay the 20 percent premium.

Latest news from the Middle Eastupdated: Fri Oct 05 2007 05:43:00

This week's business news from the Middle East: Borse Dubai responds to LSE's merger with Italian stock exchange; Kuwait hospitality group buys UK bakery chain; Doha property company signs deal for exclusive French hotel; first direct flight from Middle East to South America.

Chelsea sign new deal with Samsungupdated: Mon Apr 25 2005 12:40:00

English Premier League leaders Chelsea signed a five-year sponsorship deal with South Korean electronics firm Samsung on Monday.

CNNMoney: British Air to refocus on customers?updated: Wed Mar 02 2005 06:47:00

After five years of retrenchment and crisis management, British Airways PLC (BAB) is again concentrating on wooing passengers, Wednesday's Wall Street Journal reported.

Airbus 'superjumbo': Timelineupdated: Tue Jan 18 2005 05:52:00

The A380 is the product of a decade of design and construction.

Juventus will sell name of stadiumupdated: Mon Oct 25 2004 09:24:00

Juventus are to follow the example of Arsenal and sell the name of their new stadium to a sponsor.

Long-haul flights get longerupdated: Wed Sep 29 2004 06:37:00

Long-haul flights have just got longer, with a non-stop flight from Singapore to New York now in operation.

Business 2.0: Staying Ahead of Jet Lag A dozen time zones later, which would you rather be: An exhausted, achy mess or a world-beating businesupdated: Sun Aug 01 2004 00:01:00

You've just gained an overseas customer, and you're packing for Asia to seal the deal. Mandarin phrase book? Check. Voltage converter? Yup. Socks for preventing blood from clotting while you're int...

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