Emirates plans to ground up to 48 aircraft during the expected closure later this year of one of the two runways at its home hub, Dubai International Airport. The carrier has a fleet of 108 Airbus A380s and 164 Boeing 777s (of varying models), according to its website. Emirates also has announced a host of schedule changes as a result of the closure of Dubai’s southern runway from Apr. 16 to May 30, and as it adapts to shifting travel demands. “At Emirates, we pride ourselves ...


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