Emirates Airline releases statement following rumour of merging with Etihad Airways
On Sunday, a spokesperson for Emirates Airline denied reports of a merger between the airline and Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways.
Rumour had it that the two aviation giants were merging, but Emirates has released a statement denying the news.
The spokesperson said: "There is no truth to the report Emirates and Etihad are considering a merger or have been in talks for the same." It's not the first time Emirates has had to dispel rumours. There was also talk of a merger back in 2008, after the financial crisis affected the two airlines.