Emirates results for 2017: over 59 millions of passengers carried
Are you curious to see the results of Emirates on 2017? According to the final report, Emirates has transported approximately 59 million passengers and has operated over 191 000 flights. This results in an average of 308 passengers / flight.
2017 was an excellent year for Emirates, the largest air carrier in the United Arab Emirates. It has transported approximately 59 million passengers with its fleet consisting of 269 widebody aircraft, to 156 destinations from 84 countries.
Emirates results for 2017
It was a very good year in terms of expansion plans. Emirates has received 21 of new aircraft (9 x A380 and 12 x B777). Launched flights to 3 destinations: Zagreb, Newark via Athens and Phnom Penth. Introduced the largest passenger plane - Airbus A380 - on Nice routes, Tokyo Narita, Sao Paulo, Casablanca and Johannesburg.
Emirates managed to operate 3600 on average weekly flights, ie 191 000 year-round flights, and flew 2017 millions of miles, the equivalent of 886 16 on Mars. Or about 000 round-trip flights on the Earth-Mars route (at an average distance between the 2 planets of 2 million miles).
Do you still wonder how important the internet is? Find out that 10 million Emirates passengers have connected to the fleet's Wi-Fi network. And for the 13 consecutive year, Emirates received the World's Best Inflight Entertainment award at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2017.
Emirates has also started a recycling program. For Economy Class, it introduced blankets made of plastic bottles. The ecoTHREAD technology is used in their manufacture, and for each blanket 25 plastic bottles are recycled.
Emirates has continued to improve its passenger services. Launched the new Boeing 777 First Class cabins, with Mercedes-Benz S-Class inspired finishes. He also launched a new Onboard Lounge on board the Airbus A380 aircraft.
Also in 2017, Emirates placed an order for 40 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, coming out of the fleet pattern consisting of A380 and B777. Thus, at the end of last year, Emirates still had a total of 243 aircraft (40 x Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner; 41 x Airbus A380; 12 x Boeing 777-300ER; 35 x Boeing 777-8; 115 x Boeing 777-9; -XNUMX).
It has been a year with many achievements for Emirates, many of them being mentioned in various articles on Airlines Travel. You can find more figures in the infographic above. About Emirates There would be a lot to say, but for now, we stop here. We keep for other items :)!