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Emirates commands worth 11.5bn dollars

Emirates commands worth 11.5bn dollars

On the opening day of the ILA Berlin Airport Emirates had a require for 32 additional A380 Superjumbo airplane, of about 11.5 billion dollars with Airbus and this demonstrate their assurance in the future development. One plan has a cost of average 300 million dollars.

The statement has come since the airline declared it was on track to make more than 1 billion dollars in profits in 2010. Emirates has been waiting a long time to top up its already inspiring order book, which stands at more than 150 wide-body aircraft worth more than $40bn, after rising from the worldwide downturn in better form than anticipated. To the end of March was announced that the airline earned an average of 1 billion dollars in profits, during last and this fiscal year.

Time Clark, who is the President at Emirates Airline, mentioned that profits will be better than those from 2010, for the reason that passenger and cargo demand stay behind to be strong. They will go beyond it and they are well forward of their forecast by now.

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Emirates known as global conservation pioneer

Emirates known as global conservation pioneer

Emirates long term commitment to sustainability and the environment through its hotels and resorts portfolio has been satisfied with one of the most impressive global awards in the travel and tourism industry. Within the Emirates Group, Emirates Hotels & Resorts (EH&R) portfolio encompasses three main conservation projects extended across three continents: Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa in Dubai, Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa in Australia and the approaching Cap Ternay Resort & Spa in the Seychelles.

Hans Haensel, Divisional Senior Vice President, Emirates Destination & Leisure Management announced that they are enormously proud to receive this award; it is real gratitude for over ten years of precious work at Al Maha, and more lately at Wolgan Valley, Australia, which has led to the formation of new wildlife sanctuaries, conservation reserves and the protection of rare species in Dubai.

Jean-Claude Baumgarten, President & CEO of WTTC said that the Conservation Award, is one of four award categories, and is awarded to hotels and tourism organizations which have established that their tourism developments and operations have straightforwardly contributed to conservation of natural habitats, biodiversity, and wildlife protection. Emirates Hotels & Resorts is a pioneer in this space and have also clearly established this through its obligation to sustainable development practices which are also directly connected to the economic well-being of local people and hold up cultural heritage across all their properties.
Continuing collaborative study is also in place at each purpose, and these efforts have been recognized by such organizations as UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme), IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and the World Heritage Committee.

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