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One million happy customers

In just over two months, the Emirates Air Line has helped drive local regeneration by carrying over 1 million passengers.

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The Emirates Air Line flies half a million passengers

The UK's first urban cable car took over 500,000 passengers in the first six weeks of operation.

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Emirates Air Line Announcement

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today announced that global airline Emirates will sponsor London’s exciting new cable car river crossing, to be known as the Emirates Air Line, in a ten year deal worth £36m...

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Emirates Air Line First Tower Completion

The first steel tower which will enable the Emirates Air Line, the UK’s first urban cable car, to fly passengers across the Thames was completed today...

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Emirates Air Line Cable Laying

Construction of the Emirates Air Line has reached a major milestone with the completion of all three towers and the installation of a 1.1km long stretch of steel cable across the River Thames...

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Emirates Air Line First Test Flight

The construction of London’s newest transport link reached another milestone today as all 34 cabins of the Emirates Air Line took off for their inaugural load testing flight...

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Emirates Air Line Opens End of June

The Mayor of London will fulfil his pledge to build the UK’s first urban cable car when the Emirates Air Line opens to the public from midday Thursday 28 June, providing a vital new river crossing for east London.

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