The Emirates Group, wholly owned by the Government of Dubai, comprises Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines; dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, and a number of associate companies including Emirates Holidays, Mercator, Transguard, Emirates Leisure Retail and EmQuest. Together, with a number of joint venture businesses, the Group comprises more than 50 brands, employing over 60,000 people. Emirates, established in 1985 boasts a fleet of over 200 fuel efficient aircraft flying to more than 130 destinations in 76 countries across the globe. Its all wide-bodied fleet includes ten freighters and is among the youngest in the skies. The airline is the largest operator of the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 777. More than 190 further aircraft, worth over US$ 71 billion, are on the order books.