Since its inception in 1985, Dubai-based Emirates has enjoyed a global reputation for service excellence and continuous innovation, and has won more than 400 international awards to date. Emirates is one of the fastest growing international airlines in the world.
Emirates currently operates two daily direct flights from Dubai to Beijing and Shanghai and one non-stop daily flight to Guangzhou in mainland China. Passengers can fly to 100 cities in 62 countries in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, West Asia, the Far East, Australia, New Zealand and the Americas on Emirates' network across six continents via Dubai.
The company has a fast-growing, modern fleet of 129 wide-body aircraft, and the Emirates fleet is one of the youngest in the world, with an average age of 67 months. Emirates is the largest customer of Airbus A380 superjumbo aircraft, with 58 orders for this type of aircraft, which has been delivered since July 2008, and has five A380 aircraft so far.