The Dubai based Airlines Emirates is a subsidiary of the Emirates Group Company. In terms of international passengers carried, it is the 9th largest airline and it holds 10th place with reference to scheduled freight-ton kilometres on the international level. With more than 300 international excellence awards under its hat since its inception in 1965, it has moved from one level of excellence to the next.
Its main base is Dubai and it holds rank as the biggest airline in terms of the number of passengers carried, fleet-size and revenue. The airline covers various destinations in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Beijing, Hong Kong, New York, Melbourne, Zurich, Athens, Zurich, Rome, Damman, Doha, London, Teheran, Beirut, Sydney, Auckland and Brazil amongst others.
Airlines Emirates offers passengers First class, Economy class and Business class options to. All flights are equipped with ICE (information Communication Entertainment) systems. This provides flyers with more than 1,200 entertainment options and access to email services too. The airline is very lenient with baggage rules and passengers are permitted to check-in up to 50 kgs in first class (except Brazil, Canada and U. S), 40 kgs for Business Class and 30 kgs for Economy class.
Moving to the European subcontinent, British Airways (BA) is the national carrier of the United Kingdom and is headquartered in London, England. It is also present at London Gatwick Airport. The nationalisation of British European Airways and British Overseas Airways Corporation, both of which are London based airlines, resulted in the creation of this airline.
OpenSkies is a subsidiary of British Airways and was launched after the liberalisation of the transatlantic rights between the U. S and Europe took place. British airways also successfully sought, was granted permission to merge with Iberia, the Spanish carrier, by the European Commission. Apart from this, it has also been granted permission to co-ordinate on scheduling and fares for transatlantic routes with American Airlines.
Its fleet is made up entirely of Boeing and Airbus aircrafts and it has always striven to pamper passengers with delectable meals and drinks, completely adjustable head- rests, and in-built entertainment systems on seats. Almost all its international, long-haul routes offer FIRST (First Class), Club World (Business Class), Traveller Plus (Premium Economy) and World Traveller (Economy), classes of service. Via its Oneworld Alliance, it offers passengers frequent flyer program benefits. Online booking facilities are available via various websites.
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