Emirates Airlines Logo – Emirates is the airline’s largest UAE . Its headquarters is located in the Dubai International Airport . The operation of the Dubai Airport 24 hours a day and its location in the center of global travel help drive the growth of the airline, which in the past 20 years has seen an average annual growth of 25% in passenger traffic .Towards the end of 2000, Emirates was planning to start long distance service to the East Coast and West Coast of the United States, as well as nonstop flights to Australia and Argentina. Traffic continued to grow at a rate of 20% over the period 1999-2000 . In 2001 he was elected Emirates Airline of the Year. During 2002, passenger numbers increased UAE by 18% to more than 6.8 million the previous year.
In the 2003 Paris Air Show, Emirates signed an order for 71 aircraft at a cost of U.S. $ 19 billion. The order includes firm orders to purchase an additional 21 Airbus 380-800s and lease orders two A380-800. Emirates has also announced operating lease orders for 26 Boeing 777-300ER – 14 of GE Capital Aviation Services and 12 of the International Lease Finance Corporation. (ILFC) in the UAE that year began to fly directly to Sydney with three new Airbus A340-500s. In 2004, Emirates began flying nonstop to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport with its new Airbus A340-500. These flights mean the resumption of direct air services between the UAE and the U.S., after Delta Air Lines flights’ s since 2001, ended later and restarted again in 2007. In the same year, Emirates signed a £ 100 million compared to English Premier League Arsenal soccer team, which includes naming rights to their new stadium for 15 years and shirt sponsorship for eight years, from 2006/07 season .
In 2005, Emirates ordered 42 Boeing 777 aircraft in a deal valued at $ 9.7 billion, the largest Boeing 777 for the story. A year later, Emirates SkyCargo has signed an order of $ 2.8 billion for 10 Boeing 747-8Fs. Emirates has continued to capture traffic from South Asia to North America, allowing passengers to avoid the traditional centers of London Heathrow, Frankfurt and Paris-Charles de Gaulle, the basis of origin of British Airways, Lufthansa and Air France, respectively, with a stopover in Dubai International Airport instead. South Asia has remained an important region for the Emirates network. Pakistan was the first country to receive flights from the airline and still does today. India was the second country to receive flights from Emirates, and growing a wide network in India. Emirates is the largest airline operating internationally in India and operates over 185 flights per week across 10 cities. Similarly, British Airways competes with Emirates, Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways International, Middle East rival Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways and other airlines on the lucrative Kangaroo route London to Sydney. In 2007, Emirates placed an order worth more than $ 34.9 billion at the Dubai Air Show.
The airline has signed contracts for 120 Airbus A350, A380 and 11 Boeing 777-330ERs 12.  In the same year, Emirates started flights to São Paulo is the first nonstop flight between the Middle East and South America and also began operations of its $ 120 million center catering flight at the airport in Dubai. Emirates introduced a service on board of mobile phones in 2008, becoming the first international airline to do so. Also in the same year, Emirates took delivery of its first A380, and made its first flight to New York. In 2009, Emirates became the world’s largest operator of Boeing 777 aircraft delivery 78. In 2010, at the Farnborough Air Show, the airline placed an order for 30 Boeing 777, with a value of $ 9.1 billion, bringing total spending of aircraft in the years to more than $ 25 billion.