Emirates has opened a brand new lounge in Melbourne to surprisingly little fanfare. The new lounge, which opened its doors for the first time on 30 December 2015, is around double the size of Emirates' previous offering. It appears stylish, with a range of comfortable seating options and a reasonable selection of food & beverages. The airport runways and control tower … [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.
When travelling with Emirates, you may be able to upgrade to business class. Read our guide how to get a flight upgrade with frequent flyer points for more information.
A troubled Malaysia Airlines has announced a new partnership with Emirates. Under the new agreement, which comes into effect in 2016, Emirates Skywards and Malaysia Airlines Enrich members will enjoy reciprocal benefits when flying on either airline. This includes the ability to earn and redeem points for each airlines' flights. Malaysia Airlines will also codeshare on Emirates … [Read more...]
Imagine relaxing in your luxurious suite in the sky while being served champagne and caviar... Flying in First Class is a dream for many, but such luxury often costs many thousands of dollars. The good news for the majority of us that can’t afford to buy a First Class ticket is that frequent flyer points can be used to score an almost free ticket! One of the cheapest and … [Read more...]
Emirates have recently announced that they will be removing first class from a number of their flagship A380 aircraft. From early next year, the Dubai-based airline will serve markets with weaker demand for first class with two-class A380 jumbo jets, offering only business class and economy. The removal of first class and a small reduction in business class seats will make way … [Read more...]
Emirates is widely regarded as one of the world’s best airlines, but one member believes the standard of on-board service has plummeted recently. Inedible meals in business class, a broken seat in first class and disinterested customer service are just the beginning of this member’s long list of unfortunate experiences with Emirates Airlines. On one recent flight, this … [Read more...]