Wednesday, 23rd July 2014

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Emirates has received its 50th A380 aircraft, strengthening its position as the world’s largest international airline. This latest delivery takes Emirates’ all wide-body fleet to 224 aircraft, representing the world’s largest fleet of A380s, and also the world’s largest fleet of Boeing 777s. After the entry of its 50th A380 aircraft into service by early August, Emirates will offer on a weekly basis a total of 5.7 billion available seat kilometres (ASKMs) to 145 destinations which span the globe from Los An
Emirates has received its 50th A380 aircraft, strengthening its position as the world’s largest international airline. This latest delivery takes Emirates’ all wide-body fleet to 224 aircraft, representing the world’s largest fleet of A380s, and also the world’s largest fleet of Boeing 777s. After the entry of its 50th A380 aircraft into service by early August, Emirates will offer on a weekly basis a total of 5.7 billion available seat kilometres (ASKMs) to 145 destinations which span the globe from Los Angeles to Auckland.
Tony Fleming. Picture by Saliya Rupasinghe
The Galle Face Hotels group is planning to branch out to the Maldives soon. The recently appointed Group General Manager of Galle Face Hotel Management Company, Tony Fleming said the group was hunting for a property to invest in a hotel project in the Maldives. He said they will also open the much awaited OZO Kandy, a joint venture hotel in Kandy in April 2015. The project is a joint venture between Sino Lanka Hotels Holdings, headed by Bob Kundanmal and Kandy Hotels Company (1938) owning company of the Queen's Hotel and Hotel Suisse, headed by Sanjeev Gardiner. ONYX, a Thailand based...