Emirates’ founding CEO Maurice Flanagan dies

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One of Middle East aviation’s leading figures, Maurice Flanagan, has died. Flanagan, 86, was the founding CEO of Emirates Airline. In 1985, he led a 10-man team that launched Emirates with, as he later described it, two leased aircraft, a $10 million grant and a strict warning from the emirate’s...
Alan Dron

Based in London, Alan is Europe & Middle East correspondent at Air Transport World.

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