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Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) and Emirates launched Your World Rewards partnership past November (read more here and here).

SPG Emirates Your World Rewards 1,000 Bonus Points For Linking Accounts

This partnership allows SPG Gold and Platinum members to earn one Starpoint for every USD spend on Emirates flights and Platinum members get some benefits at the airport such as priority check in and boarding. [click to continue…]

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Despite the current rift between the American Airlines, Delta and United and the Middle Eastern three (Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar), Emirates continues to expand its US network.

Emirates Dubai Orlando

The airline announced yesterday that it would launch its 10th US destination on September 1, 2015, and that it would be Orlando. The airline will offer daily 15 hour flight in three class 777-200LR aircraft. [click to continue…]

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While the three legacies are current battling with the Middle Easter airlines, Alaska Airlines has launched triple miles promotion for first class and double miles for business and economy on Emirates flights between March 1 – May 31, 2015.

Alaska Ailines MileagePlan Emirates Double Triple Miles March 1 May 31 2015

There is a separate offer for $1000 off of first class, $500 off of business class and $50 off of economy fares from the US for travel between March 1 – May 31, 2015. [click to continue…]

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Emirates is expanding its free WiFi connectivity for all eligible flights starting immediately the airline announced on November 4, 2014.

Emirates Free WiFi November 2014

Due to the system limitations in place right now, the first 10MB will be free and the next 600MB will cost just $1. The eventual goal is to offer free WiFi fleet-wide. [click to continue…]