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When I was flying on the Emirates A380 from Singapore to Melbourne last night and was browsing my Facebook, there were quite a few mentions to the new ad featuring Jennifer Aniston (the Friends star).

Emirates had its first campaign featuring Jennifer year ago and you should start seeing the commercial above hitting the airwaves soon. Etihad uses Australian actress Nicole Kidman to promote its inflight services and their A380 first class cabin. [click to continue…]

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Emirates flight EK521 from Thiruvananthapuram (TRV) to Dubai (DXB) on August 3, 2016, caught fire after an attempted go-around went wrong.


The United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority just released the preliminary accident report detailing what happened. The further findings will be revealed when the final report is released some months down the road. [click to continue…]

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When watching the burning Emirates Boeing 777-300 airplane at the Dubai airport and what little was left of it once the fire was put out, it is quite remarkable that none of the passengers died. It was unfortunate that one of the firefighters passed away, however.

EK Crash

It was little troublesome when I was watching CNN last night seeing passengers dragging their carry-ons while evacuating from the aircraft. In some other instances, this may have led to casualties. [click to continue…]

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There have been quite a few stories in the past year about valuables going missing from carry-ons stored in overhead compartments during flights.

Emirates Cash Thief

This has especially plagued flights to/from China where people tend to carry plenty of cash and other valuables with them on-board. There are rarely stories that the thief has been caught, however. Yesterday, Bangkok Post ran a story where the thief had been apprehended during the flight. [click to continue…]