Emirates chief sees little war disruption, looks ahead to growth in fleet, routes
Emirates Airlines, nearing the end of what it believes will be its most profitable year ever, thinks it would be affected only mildly and briefly by a war in Iraq. During the Persian Gulf war in 1991, Emirates didn't cancel a single flight. This year it probably would have to shut down some service within the Mideast region for a while, according to Managing Director Maurice Flanagan. But he added that it still would expect a situation similar to 1991, when as the only airline that ...
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