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Emirates A380 Quarantined Due to Sick Passengers at JFK

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Emirates Flight EK203 landed this morning at New York’s John F. Kennedy airport, and was immediately quarantined with reports of up to 100 passengers sick, on this flight, which arrived in from a 14 hour flight from Dubai. There have been mixed reports on the exact number sick, with the CDC initially saying 100 passengers, however…

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Freddie Awards Events In Atlanta This Week

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It’s that time of year again. When all of the loyalty executives from airlines, hotel and credit card companies to name a few get together to celebrate what is otherwise the “customers choice” awards of the travel and loyalty industry. The Freddie Awards converges on the great city of Atlanta this week to celebrate the annual…

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Double Emirates Skyward Miles With Hyatt

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Hyatt has a promotion where you can earn double Skyward Miles from May 1, 2015 to July 31, 2015 when you stay at one of 33 Hyatt hotels across the Middle East, India, and Nepal. Double Emirates Skyward Miles With Hyatt Participating Hotels: Grand Hyatt Doha Grand Hyatt Dubai Grand Hyatt Goa Grand Hyatt Mumbai Grand Hyatt Muscat…

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New Emirates Service Announced Today

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Airport press officials held a press conference this afternoon to announce the following new service by Emirates. As reported by WFTV, Emirates Airlines will offer new service for the first time nonstop between Dubai and Orlando International Airport (OIA.) This will be the 10th U.S. destination for Emirates. Service begins September 1. New Emirates Service…

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Miles Apart: Top 10 Airline Routes In The World By Distance

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When Qantas launched A380 service from Sydney to Dallas/Ft. International Worth on October 1, 2014 it took over the title of the longest flight in the world based on the distance between the two airports – 13,790km (8568.7 miles). According to the Qantas Fact Sheet the airline will Qantas will operate six non-stop flights in…

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Get 100% Bonus On Virgin America Flights With Skywards Program

From now through May 31, 2014, you can earn a 100% bonus on Virgin America flights. You must register for the promotion by May 31, 2014 and complete your travel by May 31, 2014. The bonus miles are earned with Virgin America partner airline Emirates in their Skywards program. How To Get 100% Bonus Register…

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Court Rules on New York-Milan Route Operated by Emirates

Per this WSJ article, an Italian Court Rules Against Emirates’ Milan-New York Airline route. Currently Emirates operates their Milan-New York route but since the carrier based is based in the United Arab Emirates it technically should not be allowed to operate this route. It would have to be based either in Italy or the United States to operate…

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Win Free South Africa Trip With Emirates

Emirates has partnered with AFAR Media, an experiential travel brand, to offer an experience to Johannesburg, South Africa. One lucky winner and a guest will travel in Emirates economy class from one of the 7 Emirates U.S. gateway cities. The experience is scheduled to visit Johannesburg, South Africa from October 8 to 11, 2012. You’ll…

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