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Oct 20, 20, 4:26 am
Replies: 68
Views: 6,503
Posted By extramileage

EK to resume "normal"-ish F&B service starting...

EK to resume "normal"-ish F&B service starting November...

https://www.thenationalnews.com/lifestyle/travel/emirates-to-resume-normal-in-flight-food-and-drink-services-in-november-1.1096368
Sep 17, 20, 5:11 am
Replies: 824
Views: 154,035
Posted By extramileage

Silver lining of the COVID pandemic is the...

Silver lining of the COVID pandemic is the expansion of routes for the new F !

Makes so much more sense for ULH
Sep 9, 20, 4:18 am
Replies: 323
Views: 47,268
Posted By extramileage

Curious if anyone on here has tried to receive...

Curious if anyone on here has tried to receive compensation for an EK ticket cancelled by them due to COVID and for which EK was later unable to fulfill contract.

For example: DXB-NCE canceled in...
Sep 8, 20, 10:36 am
Replies: 75
Views: 4,921
Posted By extramileage

AMM ARN BAH BCN BKK BOM CAI CDG CMB CPT DAR DFW...

AMM ARN BAH BCN BKK BOM CAI CDG CMB CPT DAR DFW DME DMM DOH DPS DXB EBB EWR EZE FCO FRA GIG GLA GVA HAM HKG IAD IST JED JFK JNB KUL KWI LAX LGW LHR LIS LYS MAD MCT MLE MRU MUC MXP NCE ORD RUH SEA SEZ...
Aug 26, 20, 12:02 am
Replies: 427
Views: 37,828
Posted By extramileage

I sense we are veering off topic... ...

I sense we are veering off topic...

Something that would be perhaps be useful to all involved would be for people to share alternatives on how and where to get a PCR test done in the UK other than...
Aug 23, 20, 5:51 am
Replies: 427
Views: 37,828
Posted By extramileage

There are many options for PCR tests in Dubai,...

There are many options for PCR tests in Dubai, including "at home" visits. Your hotel concierge may also have some clinics they work with. Results typically in about 24 hours.

Here are a couple...
Aug 20, 20, 12:30 am
Replies: 134
Views: 20,961
Posted By extramileage

AED 1.44m = USD 393k / 9.2m miles = USD 0.043 per...

AED 1.44m = USD 393k / 9.2m miles = USD 0.043 per mile.

If only airline miles were worth that much!!
Aug 18, 20, 5:13 am
Replies: 427
Views: 37,828
Posted By extramileage

Depends where you are coming from and to where...

Depends where you are coming from and to where you are going.

Prior to departure to DXB: need negative test to board
On arrival in DXB: you will only be tested on arrival if coming from higher...
Aug 17, 20, 11:52 pm
Replies: 427
Views: 37,828
Posted By extramileage

PCR tests are molecular tests (i.e. checking the...

PCR tests are molecular tests (i.e. checking the genetic material of the sample). I don't think there is a standard "EK way" as every country/lab has different ways of printing results. If you are...
Aug 17, 20, 2:34 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,645
Posted By extramileage

Banking services are not so efficient or tech...

Banking services are not so efficient or tech enabled in UAE (don't know Germany) but have made decent progress in terms of digital and mobile in last few years. I used ENBD and - aside from the...
Aug 17, 20, 2:22 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,533
Posted By extramileage

hah hah hah, and that's Frankfurt, not even...

hah hah hah, and that's Frankfurt, not even Berlin!
Aug 16, 20, 10:51 pm
Replies: 427
Views: 37,828
Posted By extramileage

Having recently flown back to Dubai, test in...

Having recently flown back to Dubai, test in hand, it gets checked at passport control and then unceremoniously dumped into a box. Suggest you make an extra copy just in case.
Jul 29, 20, 3:31 am
Replies: 427
Views: 37,828
Posted By extramileage

I can't speak for what happens behind the scenes,...

I can't speak for what happens behind the scenes, but while many rules and regulations are set at the Emirate/local level, others are set at the Federal level and certain activities are governed by...
Jul 28, 20, 12:57 am
Replies: 427
Views: 37,828
Posted By extramileage

This is all about Abu Dhabi pulling rank on Dubai...

This is all about Abu Dhabi pulling rank on Dubai and asserting dominance. The back and forth on rules has been ongoing for some time, such as with the reentry rules for residents (different ones for...
Jul 23, 20, 7:30 am
Replies: 427
Views: 37,828
Posted By extramileage

I don't have the details, but it's also in the...

I don't have the details, but it's also in the press: https://gulfnews.com/uae/emirates-to-cover-passengers-for-covid-related-medical-expenses-1.72753716 and see discussion above.
Jul 22, 20, 1:32 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By extramileage

Tier miles seems to be the same in Jan 2021 for...

Tier miles seems to be the same in Jan 2021 for DXB to Western Europe and North America across Y/J/F but F Savers were not available so can't confirm for that fare class.
Jul 15, 20, 4:01 am
Replies: 39
Views: 5,887
Posted By extramileage

Yes, they stamped the passport even for residents...

Yes, they stamped the passport even for residents (this is not new if you don't go through the egates). E-gates closed on exit as well, btw.

They did not ask for for proof of insurance (as a...
Jul 14, 20, 9:01 am
Replies: 39
Views: 5,887
Posted By extramileage

Did it a few days ago. The process is quite fast...

Did it a few days ago. The process is quite fast but will of course depend on the number of pax arriving in the terminal.

T3 is as follows:
- tourists directed to one area and residents to...
Jul 1, 20, 1:20 am
Replies: 379
Views: 73,474
Posted By extramileage

I will miss those days of passing around that...

I will miss those days of passing around that Moet between friends in the lounge, slugging it straight from the bottle....

Seriously, I think they could take care of the issue by simply putting...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 9, 20, 11:08 am
Replies: 59
Views: 7,256
Posted By extramileage

ugh... haven't flown since Feb 21. Pretty...

ugh... haven't flown since Feb 21.

Pretty sure this is the longest streak since 2002 and maybe even 1993.

I got a refund on a canceled ticket I'd purchased in late 2019, so my air travel spend...
May 26, 20, 1:40 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By extramileage

I can literally track the age of my kids since...

I can literally track the age of my kids since birth through Emirates onboard polaroids...
May 13, 20, 6:24 am
Replies: 379
Views: 73,474
Posted By extramileage

here: ...

here:
https://gulfnews.com/uae/emirates-to-fly-to-nine-destinations-from-may-21-1.71473495
May 11, 20, 7:11 am
Replies: 323
Views: 47,268
Posted By extramileage

Here are a couple of data points from my end: ...

Here are a couple of data points from my end:

Case 1/2: Two Personal Tickets (Y Flex) for same itinerary (separate PNRs and purchase)
- outbound originally April 21
- flights cancelled by...
Apr 16, 20, 1:42 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,641
Posted By extramileage

EK starts rapid COVID testing before flight

I'd be curious to hear from anyone who was on this flight.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-04-15/emirates-starts-rapid-testing-passengers-for-virus-before-flight



While I think...
Apr 16, 20, 1:40 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,493
Posted By extramileage

Hah.. had to happen when there are barely any...

Hah.. had to happen when there are barely any movements going at DXB.

I see the EK tail number is A6-EBR... Someone in Finance probably is thinking "Sweet, we can retire this old one earlier and...
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