Earlier, Emirates said in a statement that 10 passengers "were taken ill" on the flight from Dubai and were transported to a hospital.
The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said its air accident investigation unit is treating the September 10 episode as a "serious incident”, an internationally recognised category which means an accident "nearly occurred”.
As instructed by the UAE government, Emirates will suspend its flights to and from Doha, starting from the morning of 6 June 2017, until further notice.
Taiwan's foreign ministry said on Wednesday it had protested to Dubai-based airline Emirates over reports that the carrier asked Taiwanese cabin crew to stop wearing the flag of the self-ruled island ...
Leading Middle East airline Emirates said Thursday its profits had plunged by 82.5% in its last fiscal year, blaming fierce competition, currency devaluations and US travel restrictions.
Dubai International Airport's duty free operator estimates that it will lose about $2mn in sales this year from the ban on carrying most electronic devices on United States-bound flights, a senior executive said on Thursday.
Passengers from six mainly Muslim countries who would have been barred from the United States under President Donald Trump's latest travel order will be allowed to board US-bound flights on Emirates and Etihad Airways.
One of the key reasons for the successful completion of one year for Emirates‘ Dubai-Auckland route was the deployment of Airbus A380 aircraft, says the airline.
Emirates has rejected claims by Lufthansa and Air France-KLM in a letter to the EU that competition from Gulf airlines had forced them to terminate services to Asia.