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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…]

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In the past week a number of fake airline Facebook profiles have made the rounds where giveaways for free First Class tickets were advertised, likely to fish personal information.

Fake BA Page

These fake pages were established for a number of airlines including British Airways and Emirates. They are usually very easy to spot because the profiles are very young and apart from that no airline would run such a crazy promotion to begin with (we wish!). [click to continue…]

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Emirates has just announced their new route from Dubai to Panama City which will take over the first place for the ‘Longest flight in the world’ by distance.

EK DXBPTYThe flight is operated by Boeing 777-200LR aircraft in 3-class configuration (First, Business, Economy). Reservations opened August 13th 2015 with the first flight being Feb 1st 2016. [click to continue…]

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During my daily reads this morning I came across an almost unbelievable story involving Emirates Airlines and two passengers scheduled to fly from Sydney to New York on the Dubai based carrier back in 2012.

EKB777 Aircraft
As per the article published by Australia Alternative Media Group (access here) the two passengers got stranded in Dubai after their flight to New York got cancelled due to a hurricane on the U.S. east coast.  [click to continue…]