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Hong Kong Flight Attendants working for Emirates Airlines are not amused over a new directive mandating them to wear a China Flag pin next to their Hong Kong flag as part of their uniform.

EK A380 Uniform

Crew wears these pins to signalize their heritage but also their language capabilities, signaling passengers that they are able to assist them in their native language. [click to continue…]

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Malaysia Airlines announced yesterday that they have signed an extensive codes-hare agreement with Emirates to channel Europe and US bound passengers via Dubai.

Malaysia Airlines Drops Amsterdam & Paris U

Emirates in turn will code-share some Malaysia Airlines flights around Asia and Australia. Malaysia Airlines discontinues Kuala Lumpur to Paris and Amsterdam flights leaving London the only city it serves in Europe. [click to continue…]

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After being charged close to 300 euros for in-flight WiFi on recent Iberia flights (read more here), I was glad to be on three Emirates F segments recently with far more reasonably prices internet (free really).

Fabulous Fridays OnAir Internet On Emirates

Emirates made an announcement year ago (access here) that they would eventually be offering complimentary WiFi for all, but would initially charge $1 for 600MB after 10MB that is completely free. [click to continue…]

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After being four nights in dry Iran and having a stomach bug for another three, I found myself on an Emirates flight from Dubai to Bangkok yesterday.

Fabulous Fridays Fun In The SKies

As this was a daytime flight and the internet stopped working over India, I decided to pay a visit to the business class bar to have few drinks after sampling the Dom Perignon 2005 and Dom Perignon Rose 2003 while trying to get some work done. [click to continue…]