A Brief History of Emirates Airlines
When we talk about airlines, in general, no discussion or debate would be complete without mentioning Emirates Airlines. It hasn’t been in existence as many of the other airlines in the world but it has been one of the fastest growing airlines. Currently, it is the largest in the Middle East. It started off in 1985 with backing from Dubai’s Royal Family and two aircraft, a Boeing 737-300 and an Airbus A300B4-200. Emirates maiden flight was in October 1985 from Dubai to Karachi, Pakistan. Since then it has kept on growing and never looked back. Winning various awards for performance and overall best airlines several times, it has one of the best business class and 1st class services in the world and is one of the most luxurious as well. Having an extensive budget, Emirates Airways is usually the first to acquire aircraft releases from Boring and Airbus. Such as it buying multiple versions the largest aircraft the Airbus A380.
Emirates Air Fleet and Destinations
Emirates Air has over 230 aircraft in service at this time. They include a mix of Airbus and Boeing wide body airplanes. Since September of 2016, Emirates is the largest user of Airbus A380’s with over 96 planes in its fleet and more on the way. It is also the world’s largest Boeing 777 user with over 130 planes in service. As far as destinations are concerned, Emirates flies to over 140 cities in 81 countries across 6 continents, with more destinations being added all the time. From its hub in Dubai, it operates over 3,600 flights a week to various destinations.
Why Fly Emirates?
If the sheer volume of flights and the popularity are not enough to convince you to fly Emirates, then maybe the super luxury A380s will. Also, the fact that it has won numerous awards and consecutively won Airline of the Year awards. Having so many destinations to fly to, you can rest assured wherever you go, you will truly be travelling with an airline that has made its mark in the world of commercial aviation.
Emirates SkyCargo is a part of Emirates Air that specifically deals with the transport of cargo. It is the second largest in the world in terms of freight ton kilometers flown.
Emirates provides luxury and special service lounges to its First and Business Class passenger; their Skywards Platinum and Gold members also have access to the 33 Emirates lounges in 32 cities. Even if there is no lounge available Emirates provides a third-party lounge for its valued customers.
Emirates Airways also offers complimentary chauffeur driven airport transfers to its Business and First Class passengers in over 60 cities.
Frequent Flyer Program
Emirates Air also has a frequent flyer program for its passengers. It has over 16 million members as of 2016. It has frequent flyer partnerships with Alaska Airlines, easyJet, Japan Airlines, Jet Airways, JetBlue, Jetstar, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, S7 Airlines, South African Airways, TAP Portugal, Virgin America, Air Mauritius and GOL.
Checkin.pk being a virtual agent of Emirates allows customers an easy-to-use interface through which they can see the Emirates flight schedule to their required destination and also make an Emirates booking. If they wish they can also purchase Emirates Airline tickets through the portal. The advanced system of Emirates Airways allows real time flight status to be given to its customers who ask for it through its various customer contact points.
Emirate Flights to Pakistan
If you are interested in flying Emirates to a city in Pakistan, all you need to do is enter in your current city, your destination and the date you wish to embark on and checkin.pk will show you all available flights.
Emirates flights from Pakistan
If you wish to fly Emirates from Pakistan, checkin.pk allows you to pull up all available Emirates flights that are heading out from your city.
Cheap Emirates Flights
Through checkin.pk you will be able to see various flights to your required destinations over several dates thus allowing you to choose the best option according to your budget. Usually, flights that are booked well in advance are cheaper. Also, flights that have multiple stops on its way are cheaper than direct flights..