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UK-UAE travel corridor doubles Emirates bookings

Emirates reports that its UK passenger bookings to Dubai have more than doubled since the announcement of a new UK-UAE travel corridor, with other routes also seeing strong rises in demand following the recent Covid-19 vaccine news

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Delta extends blocked middle seat offer

Delta has announced that it will continue blocking middle seats in economy class until 30 March, 2021. Delta is the only US airline to extend this initiative, with a view to providing added confidence and reassurance for customers booking future travel plans, at a time when load factors allow

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Happy 100th, Qantas

100 years ago this week, Qantas began its remarkable journey from the remote dust of outback Australia. Over the following century, Qantas and its people have brought the world closer together. Enjoy these highlights from a wonderful and eventful history

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United flies first Covid-secure transatlantic route

Today saw United customers travelling from NY to London become the first to experience the airline’s pilot programme for Covid-safe transatlantic flights. The airline provided free rapid tests to every passenger and crew member, with a negative test required prior to boarding

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Emirates SkyCargo introduces A380 ‘mini-freighter’ charters

Emirates SkyCargo has begun operating its A380 fleet on urgent cargo charter operations, with the cargo capacity optimised to transport around 50 tonnes per flight in the bellyhold. Emirates SkyCargo is also working to further optimise the capacity of its A380 fleet through measures such as seat-loaded cargo

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