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The Emirates Group

The Emirates Group
Company nameEmirates Group
Company typePublic
SloganCommitted to the highest standards in everything we do
IndustryAirline Industry
FoundedDubai (1959)
Founder(s)Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum
HeadquartersGarhoud, Dubai
Area served61 countries
Key peopleSheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum (Chairman/CEO)
Maurice Flanagan (Executive Vice-Chairman Emirates Airline and Group)
Tim Clark (President of Emirates Airline)
Gary Chapman (President Group Services & Dnata)
ProductsPassenger Flights (Emirates)
Air Cargo (Emirates SkyCargo)
Aviation Services (Dnata)
Revenue(+) AED46,258.8 million AED (2009)
Operating income(+) AED3,040.1 million AED (2009)
Net income(+) AED1,489.0 million AED (2009)
ParentInvestment Corporation of Dubai
SubsidiaryEmirates Airline

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The Emirates Group is a public international travel and tourism conglomerate holding company headquartered in Garhoud, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, by Dubai International Airport. The Emirates Group comprises Dnata, an aviation services company providing ground handling services at 17 airports and Emirates Airline, the largest airline in the Middle East. Emirates Airlines flies to over 100 destinations across 6 continents, operating a fleet of over 130 wide-bodied aircraft. The airline has 170 aircraft on order worth US$ 58 billion.

The Emirates Group has a turnover of approximately US$12 billion and employs over 50,000 employees across all its 50 business units and associated firms, making it one of the biggest employers in the Middle East. The company is wholly owned by the Government of Dubai directly under the Investment Corporation of Dubai.

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