Emirates yesterday said the new Dubai low-cost carrier established this week by the government "will be initially supported by Emirates during the setup period [but] will not be part of the Emirates Group." On Tuesday, UAE VP and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum called for the launch of a new carrier "to cater for the growing passenger traffic from and to the UAE," the state WAM news agency reported. Emirates Chairman and CEO Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, who will serve as ...

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