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Re: Mall of the Emirates

George G. ·
Unbelievable technology to maintain a ski resort in the desert. I believe the world's largest indoor ski resort just opened last summer which is the Wanda Indoor Ski and Winter Sports Resort in Harbin China.
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Re: Celebrating Nature on 7 Continents: Asia, part 3 - European Bee-eaters in Sir Bani Yas Island, United Arab Emirates

DrFumblefinger ·
Bee-eaters are amazing birds. I've never seen more than one or two around, so it must be quite a treat to be at the edge of a migration of them! And they fly so quickly -- amazed you were able to get that last photo framed as well as you did. Thanks for sharing these.
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Re: Celebrating Nature on 7 Continents: Asia, part 3 - European Bee-eaters in Sir Bani Yas Island, United Arab Emirates

Kirsten Hines ·
It was pretty amazing... a bit dizzying actually to try and keep up with all of them!
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Re: Jennifer Aniston "Nightmare " Ad Latest in Gulf vs US Airlines

Travel Rob ·
The Emirates commercial made me feel bad for Jennifer Aniston. A beautiful actress making 5 million dollars as their brand ambassador, that's flying first class, in a lie flat bed, with showers and a bar on the plane and yet she still having a nightmare about being a budget traveler.
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Re: Jennifer Aniston "Nightmare " Ad Latest in Gulf vs US Airlines

GarryRF ·
I think Jennifer Aniston (the Actor) works well from a script. Jennifer Aniston (the person) is too busy counting 5 mil bucks to to have any thoughts. Crying in a Mercedes is a lot more comfortable that crying on a bicycle.
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Re: Emirates Adds a 3rd US Frequent Flier Partner

Former Member ·
There are a lot of possibilities with these airlines to both have budget flights and earn lots of miles. The combined route maps must be interesting.
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Emirates Adds a 3rd US Frequent Flier Partner

PHeymont ·
Emirates Airways, which serves over 130 cities on 6 continents from its hub in Dubai, has added another U.S. frequent-flyer partner: Virgin America, which flies from 7 of Emirates' 8 U.S. cities. Emirates already has links with JetBlue and Alaska. The...
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Emirates adds Orlando; more fuel on Open Skies fire?

PHeymont ·
Emirates, the largest of the Gulf carriers, has announced it will start a daily flight between Dubai and Orlando, starting September 1, using a B777.   The expansion comes at a time U.S. carriers are lobbying hard for limits on expansion into the...
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Emirates JFK-Milan $650 summer sale(but you have to buy 2)

PHeymont ·
Good time to take a spouse or good friend to Italy for springtime; Emirates is running a brief sale that closes March 26 for flights June 7 to August 22...$650 apiece in economy and $1900 in business class. The sale is basically to celebrate Emirates...
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Airbus breaks even on A380; what's it's future?

PHeymont ·
Airbus's super-jumbo A380, which has now been flying for 8 years, has finally broken even...but there have been no new orders for several years. That's led to reports that Airbus would close down the line once it finishes the last of the 317 orders,...
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Jennifer Aniston "Nightmare " Ad Latest in Gulf vs US Airlines

Travel Rob ·
An ad featuring Jennifer Aniston is the latest round in the rift between Gulf and US carriers. The ad shows a Jennifer Aniston funny  "Nightmare" on a airline that appears be a non-descript US carrier.  In her dream, the...
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Emirates A380 gets 615 seats, keeps legroom

PHeymont ·
That's a whole lot of seats, there, in Emirates new configuration that makes room for 98 more coach passengers by eliminating first class altogether, and shrinking business class by 18 seats.   The good news is that while the seats will not...
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Mall of the Emirates

DrFumblefinger ·
We visit the Mall of the Emirates, one of the first mega-shopping malls built in Dubai and home of the world-famous indoor skiing venue, Ski Dubai.
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Biggest Jet for Longest Route (DFW to Sydney)

PHeymont ·
Starting in September, Qantas Airways will begin using an A380 double-decker on its service to Sydney, Australia—the world's longest scheduled non-stop route. Before that happens, modifications at DFW's terminal will be completed; the plane uses...
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Is the SuperJumbo era nearing its end?

PHeymont ·
With newer, more efficient planes crowding the market, demand for super-jumbos appears to be ending, and with it production of the A380 and 747.
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Emirates sale to Milan for two people, $899 total !

Travel Rob ·
Emirates is having a great sale to Milan on the luxurious A380.
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Gulf-based airlines order $150 BILLION in new planes

PHeymont ·
The growing airlines based in the Persian Gulf, especially Emirates, Qatar and Etihad, have gone on a spending spree to build up their fleets and routes. Boeing got the most orders, for their new "mini-jumbo" versions of the 777, but Airbus sold at...
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United Feels Mideast Heat, May Buy 777x

PHeymont ·
United has said it's thinking about the Boeing 777x, a 400+ seat version of Boeing's biggest 2-engine plane to compete with Mideast-based airlines that just ordered 225 of them. United's Star Alliance partner, Lufthansa, is also buying some. ...
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A380 champ Emirates adds 2 more

PHeymont ·
Emirates, which operates by far the world's largest fleet of A380s, has picked up two more that were originally ordered by a carrier who cancelledd.
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Emirates Black Friday Companion Fare Sale Ends Sunday

Travel Rob ·
Emirates is having a Black Friday sale from their 10 US hubs for two people. The sale ends at 11:59 pm (EST) on November 29, 2015. Outbound travel must be from Jan. 9th through  May 6 and the return must be  by May 10th. ...
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Celebrating Nature on 7 Continents: Asia, part 3 - European Bee-eaters in Sir Bani Yas Island, United Arab Emirates

Kirsten Hines ·
We return to the UAE, where Kirsten Hines catches the first European bee-eaters to arrive on their migratory journey.
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Want to binge on Star Wars? Fly Emirates

DrFumblefinger ·
All six Star Wars movies will be available inflight on Emirates, starting January 2016.
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Star Wars uses The Force on Airlines

PHeymont ·
This is the weekend that no one can escape news about Star Wars; it's all the media, social and otherwise—and TravelGumbo is no exception. Since we're a travel site, that's the focus of our round-up. Last month we reported on Air France's plan to premiere the new movie, The Force Awakens on Paris trans-Atlantic flights Thursday night, just as the film was opening in major cities. The special trip with the tiny-screen film included tickets to a giant-screen showing in Paris the next...
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Qatar claims longest-flight title...for now

PHeymont ·
A new contender emerges for world's longest flight: Doha-to-Auckland on Qatar Airways planned route, using a 777-300ER.
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Emirates steps in as United bows out

DrFumblefinger ·
United airlines dropping Dulles - Dubai route; Emirates steps in with expanded A380 service on the route.
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Re: Airbus breaks even on A380; what's it's future?

Travel Rob ·
11 across is really packing people in like sardines. No way to share those armrests unless your holding hands with your seatmate
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Emirates trials IATA Travel Pass

Barry Barford ·
Emirates has partnered with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to become one of the first airlines in the world to trial IATA Travel Pass – a mobile app to help passengers easily and securely manage their travel in line with any government requirements for COVID-19 testing or vaccine information. IATA Travel Pass enables Emirates passengers to create a ‘digital passport’ to verify that their pre-travel test or vaccination meets the requirements of the destination. They will...
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