Emirates and Etihad Airways will add more flights after the United Arab Emirates government lifted a ban on transits through airports in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The UAE transit ban, which had been in force since 23 March 2020, was finally lifted last Wednesday night. The lifting of the UAE transit ban allows travellers to pass through Dubai or Abu Dhabi on Emirates or Etihad … [Read more...]
Emirates is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. As a partner of Qantas, you can use Qantas frequent flyer points to travel on Emirates.
As a Qantas oneworld partner, you can redeem Qantas points with Emirates. A great way to earn Qantas points is to take advantage of bonus offers when purchasing Qantas Wine. Eight thousand points for the purchase of a case of wine is not uncommon!
Emirates has just reduced the amount of carrier charges payable when redeeming points or miles to fly with the airline. This applies to Emirates award flights booked using Emirates Skywards miles, Qantas Frequent Flyer points, and miles with some other partner airlines too. Emirates has traditionally had extremely high carrier charges. Last year, for example, you would pay … [Read more...]
Emirates and Etihad Airways are both resuming commercial passenger flights to and from Australia. Qatar Airways, meanwhile, is also making a return to Brisbane in May 2020. Etihad Airways flights from Melbourne to London From today, Etihad will operate one flight per week from Melbourne to London via Abu Dhabi. The flight will operate on Fridays from Melbourne to London, … [Read more...]
Emirates has announced that it will launch a new fifth freedom route from Singapore to Penang, Malaysia. The daily flights will be operated by Emirates Boeing 777-300ERs featuring Economy, Business and First Class seating, and you can redeem Qantas Frequent Flyer points to book a seat! The service will begin on 9 April 2020, around a week after Emirates axes its daily … [Read more...]
It may be hard to believe, but Emirates operates 20 return flights every single day between Dubai and the UK alone - most of these on Airbus A380s. And many of these flights are full. Of Emirates' entire European operation, 26% of capacity serves airports in the United Kingdom, and the UK alone accounts for a staggering 56% of Emirates' profit. These statistics were revealed … [Read more...]