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Emirates to hand out free tablets on US-bound flights
Emirates has announced that it will start lending first and business class passengers free tablets, in response to the U.S. ban on electronic devices on United States-bound flights.
Microsoft addresses cyber threats with cloud solutions
Microsoft has brought together industry experts and prominent technology decision-makers to demonstrate how Gulf-based organisations can use cloud services to protect themselves against cyber-threats.
5 things we know about the MENA travel device ban
Announcements have been uncovered on a daily basis surrounding the electronics ban on-board aircrafts, and the impact that it will have long-term on travellers from this region. Here’s what we know so far.
Emirates considers on-board laptops to minimise ban impact
Emirates may offer passengers the option to loan government approved laptops for in-flight use, as the carrier seeks to soften the blow from a U.S. ban on electronics in airplane cabins.
Emirates introduces laptop handling service on US flights
Emirates airline has introduced a new handling service that will allow passengers take devices like laptops and tablets past security gates at the Dubai International Airport.
First class finance
From New York to Nairobi, Paris to Perth and Beijing to Buenos Aires, Emirates is internationally acclaimed as one of the world’s elite airlines – and one of its most powerful brands. James Dartnell sat down with the company’s Senior Vice President of Group Finance, Michael Doersam, to discuss the powerful bond between the firm’s Finance and IT divisions.
Patrick Naef, Divisional Senior Vice President of IT, Emirates Airline, did not spend his entire career in the aviation industry. However, when he was offered a position at Emirates, he knew he had found his new home.
Will the Feds ever relax the rules on using phones in flight?
Hop on an Emirates flight in Dubai and get up to cruising altitude. You realise you forgot to tell your …
Back to the start
As the dust begins to settle following arguably HP’s most challenging era, Middle East Managing Director Eyad Shihabi talks to …