Emirates welcomes its 100th A380 aircraft with special deals

Emirates Airbus A380
Updated 16 September 2017
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Emirates welcomes its 100th A380 aircraft with special deals

Emirates will celebrate a milestone in aviation history when it welcomes the delivery of its 100th A380 aircraft later this year. The airline is calling Saudi travelers to join in the celebration with special fares to the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Indian Ocean, Europe, UK and North America.
Bookings have to be made from Tuesday to Sept. 21, for travel between Friday and Dec. 7.
Celebratory A380 fares to popular destinations from Saudi Arabia include Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Maldives, Munich, Paris, London, Canada, Los Angeles and New York while prices start from SR880 ($235) for economy class and SR3,480 for business class.
The Emirates A380 has been in service for over nine years, and Emirates claims to be the world’s largest operator of the aircraft. The airline now operates A380 flights to 48 destinations across six continents, almost a third of its global network. This year Emirates introduced the A380 on routes to Sao Paulo, Casablanca and Nice.
On the Emirates A380, first class passengers can relax in one of 14 flat-bed, massage-equipped private suites. The cabin also has two onboard shower spas. Business class passengers can relax in seats that convert to flat beds up to 87 inches long, whilst those traveling in economy class can stretch out in seats with a pitch of up to 33 inches. Across all classes, travelers can enjoy a selection of over 2,500 channels on its inflight entertainment system, ice. The airline said its newest version of the Emirates A380 features the widest individual in-seat economy class screens in the industry, measuring in at 13.3 inches.
Emirates operates to four gateways in Saudi Arabia: Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam and Madinah utilising its Boeing and Airbus fleet.


AHG denies link with Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises

Updated 16 January 2019
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AHG denies link with Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises

Al-Habtoor Group (AHG) has clarified that the group and all its divisions, including Habtoor Hospitality (Habtoor Hotels) have no link or relationship of any kind with Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises (HTE) and its owner Rashid Al-Habtoor.

This is following news released in major Indian and Middle Eastern media about a potential acquisition of the Leela Group of Hotels in India (Hotel Leela venture) by Rashid Al-Habtoor, founder and owner of Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises.

A spokesperson for Al-Habtoor Group said: “We feel obligated to clarify that Al-Habtoor Group in all its divisions and Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises are two separate entities. Habtoor Hospitality, commonly known as Habtoor Hotels, is owned solely by Al-Habtoor Group in the UAE and overseas.”

“... Any actions or business decisions taken by Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises or any of their associates are their sole responsibility, and Al-Habtoor Group is not liable under any circumstance for any damages or liabilities arising directly or indirectly from Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises business ventures.”