Emirates was founded as an airline in 1985.
Emirates was founded as an airline in 1985. It now flies to 142 destinations in 80 countries across six continents, providing air services that enable trade and travel to its home base in Dubai and beyond.
Emirates also connects millions of people on the ground each year through its other operations including Emirates Holidays, its destination marketing arm, and tour operator Arabian Adventures. Seamless trade connections are supported through Emirates SkyCargo, its cargo division.
A multinational and multicultural employer with over 160 nationalities working together, Emirates is committed to connecting people around the globe, and helping them to discover, enjoy and share new experiences together. This commitment is reflected in its wide portfolio of international sports and cultural sponsorships.