Questions tagged [emirates]

Emirates (طَيَران الإمارات‎, *Ṭayarān Al-Imārāt*), an airline of the United Arab Emirates.

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Duty Free Shopping in Dubai during 2 Hour Layover

I have a flight that has a 2 hour layover in DBX (Dubai). I would like to purchase something from the duty free and was wondering if I have the time to make the purchase and still make my connecting ...
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Adding my middle name to a flight bought through a travel agent

When I filled out the flight form, I forgot to add my middle to the last name (both are written in my passport.) I paid double for the premium service package at checkout with lastminute.com. The ...
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Pre-checking security at BLR ... typical, and what to do in general?

I flew BLR to DXB a couple of weeks ago on Emirates. I was taken aback to discover that there was a security check to get into the airport at all, where the requirements were ID and Boarding Pass. ...
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Number of laptops in carry on baggage

I'll be using Emirates to get to the UK on a student visa from India via Dubai. How many laptops are we permitted to bring on board in cabin baggage? Are 2 laptops permitted in cabin baggage ? My ...
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EK205 transit visa requirement for Milan Italy for Indian passport holder with US visa

Can I book the EK 205 emirates flight that flys from Dubai to Milan and then Milan to JFK new york (same flight number) if I have indian passport and valid US visa? I am getting mixed answers from ...
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Emirates rules regarding cabin baggage and notebooks

Soon I will take a flight with Emirates, my cabin baggage limit is 7kg. I didn't find a list (if exists) of items you can carry with you outside the cabin baggage. I will take with me two notebooks, ...
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What does +1 mean on an Emirates ticket? [duplicate]

My departure time in Mauritius is 21:50 pm and arrival time in Dubai is 4:25 am +1 day. But my final departure time to my destination is 9:30 am. What does it mean?
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Lounge access Dubai Terminal 3 before connecting to Terminal 2?

Has anyone arrived at T3 in Dubai and used the business class lounge there (I am a Skywards Gold Member) before transferring to a FlyDubai connection/Terminal 2? I have a 12 hour layover due to a ...
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how to book Emirates ticket without surname in Travelport GDS

I want to create PNR in Travelport GDS on Emirates Airlines. Name of the Traveller is "Gaurav Kumar" but this whole name is written under Given Name and Surname/Family Name is Empty. How to ...
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Traveling to Pakistan on Emirates from US (recently tested positive)

Please point me to the correct post if it was recently asked; Problem/Scenario: recently tested positive fully vaccinated planning to take Emirates to Karachi Pakistan wants a PCR test as per CDC ...
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Will Flydubai check your luggage through an Emirates flight on separate tickets?

I have two separate tickets - one on Flydubai to Terminal 3 and then another one from the same terminal on Emirates. Will Flydubai agree to check my luggage through to Emirates? The Emirates pages on ...
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Emirates representative asks me whether it is critical for me to travel and presents offer of alternative arranagements

I had a weird experience with Emirates traveling from Canada to Dubai. After having checked my documents the Emirates representative asked me whether it is important for me to travel. I asked him why ...
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DXB - Arriving and departing from Terminal 3

My flight arrives at DXB in Terminal 3 (EK649) and departs also from Terminal 3 (EK261). I don't have the arrival or departure gate numbers but both of them are in Terminal 3. I tried looking at the ...
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Does Emirates allow date changes for any reason?

This is for 2 Sri Lankan nationals. The below route can be booked 2 ways (this is a weekly route). One is through Google Flights (which takes you to emirates website) and one is through Emirates ...
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Can an Airline board you at departure but refuse boarding for a connecting flight with the same airline and on the same ticket?

Situation: My life partner is a South Africa citizen. We were booked to travel to Switzerland from South Africa with Emirates airlines on the 9th October 2020. According to the travel agents, VFS ...
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Travelling to Dubai from Berlin with a connection in Amsterdam - do I need a PCR test?

I read the emirates travel guide and it says that passengers arriving from Germany do not need to take the PCR before travel. I am travelling from Germany but I have connection in Amsterdam with a 1 ...
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Flying with Emirates and confused about luggage

I'm flying with Emirates and on the ticket it states 1x40kg. Am I safe to say that that limit cannot be exceeded? Also I'm traveling with someone so can I book extra luggage on one ticket because ...
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Linear measurements

I have a bag which is less than the max on height and width but 3cm over in depth. In linear terms I am under the total but my airline are not clear if they are quoting in a linear way. It's Emirates ...
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Transiting in DXB with two different airlines

My Dad is stuck in Bangladesh. He went for a 2 months holiday and then COVID19 kicked in and Bangladesh stopped all flights in and out of the country. Qatar airways cancelled the return leg. The govt. ...
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Do I need to recheck my baggage when transiting YYC-YYZ-DXB?

I am so confused right now. So I have a flight from Calgary (YYC) to Dubai (DXB), with a connection at Toronto (YYZ) for 15 hours. I finished the first leg (Air Canada) and left the plane. Followed ...
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Full refund due to covid cancellation? [closed]

Booking: 1. Leg: HKG - (DXB) - MUC (1. June 2020) 2. Leg: MUC - (DXB) - HKG (1. July 2020) Class / Fare Economy / Special Emirates cancelled the 1. Leg of my booking due to covid 19. I know want to ...
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How to get insurance after trip extended due to flight cancellation, when existing insurance refuses to extend?

My wife (a UK passport holder) is in New Zealand and had her Emirates flight to Heathrow cancelled. Now her insurance company (Brokersure) will not extend her cover as she cannot get a flight until ...
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Do EU Refund rules apply to Coronavirus related cancellations by airlines?

I've got a flight ticket with Emirates, and as part of Coronavirus related cancellations, the Dubai -> Geneva leg has been cancelled. I understand this does not lie under the EU flight regulations ...
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can i Dubai stopover package (from US/Canada) even your ticket from air canada and from dubai you are taking emirates air [closed]

can i Dubai stopover package (from US/Canada) even your ticket from air canada and from dubai you are taking emirates air
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Does an Indian need a transit visa for a long layover in Dubai? Does Emirates provide transit accommodation in economy class?

I am travelling from Copenhagen to Kolkata. I have a 13 hour layover in Dubai. Do I need a visa for a layover of this length? Do Emirates provide anything for a layover of this length?
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How is the legroom in an Emirates A380/777-300ER? [closed]

I'm flying from Brussels to Auckland with Emirates, which is two flights, one of 7 hours, and one 19 hour long flight. I'm also 2 meters tall (6'7"), so I always prefer to book an emergency exit seat ...
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Transfer time between terminals in Dubai Airport (separate tickets)

We arrive with Emirates Terminal 3 then fly from Terminal 1 with Air India. Do we have enough time of 3 hours to collect luggage clear immigration and get to Terminal 1 ? The flights in from ...
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How do airlines compute weight allowances for carry-on bags?

Within the next few days, I am flying round-trip with Emirates from the U.S. to eastern Asia. It involves a 12+ hour leg, which qualifies it as long haul or ultra long haul. Emirates has a 7 kg (15 ...
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Additional flight appeared on my booking with Emirates

I have booked return flights with Emirates from Manchester to Kathmandu (with a connection in Dubai) for Apr/May 2020. So it looks like Manchester > Dubai, Dubai > Kathmandu and then Kathmandu > Dubai,...
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Can I take 3 bags of total 100 lb in Emirates?

I have an emirates flight booked from US to India. The baggage policy on their site mentioned: 2*50lb weight It says 2 but can we take extra bag if the total weight of 3 bags is still less than 100 ...
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Carry Stroller on Emirates flight without a kid?

I am travelling from USA to India via Dubai in Emirates flight. I wanted to take a stroller for my sister in India that I bought in USA. Do I need to take it as part of my allowed check-in luggage? Or ...
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Emirates OK to Board

What is OK to Board? This is from Emirates Airlines, https://www.emirates.com/ae/english/help/ok-to-board.aspx Basically, I was trying to approach them to see if I will be accepted to board a booked ...
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Emirates Business Class Overhead Bin

On the 22nd of July, I will be traveling on Emirates Business Class. Usually, when I travel, I only carry with me my small backpack (Which weighs less than 4kg.) When I travel with different airlines, ...
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Do airlines compensate passengers if they allowed them boarding with invalid visa?

I got a multiple entry visa to Peru for 1 year valid from 20th May 2018 till 19th May 2019. I booked a ticket to Peru via Emirates Airlines to travel from 3rd May till 11th May. The airlines officer ...
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1h40 to transfer in Sydney, one booking but can't check baggage through [duplicate]

We booked a flight from Manila to Christchurch with 1hr 40mins layover at Sydney. Upon booking, the details indicated at Sydney-Christchurch flight, its still Qantas Airways but already operated by ...
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Emirates Dubai Connect - which hotel?

I have been offered Dubai Connect by Emirates for a complimentary layover in Dubai. My first leg of journey till Dubai is in Economy Class and from Dubai to USA is business class. Does anyone have any ...
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Process and eligibility for transit visa in Dubai for Pakistanis (21 hour layover)

I am a Pakistani who's travelling from Istanbul to Sialkot via flydubai airlines. I have a 21-hour layover in Dubai. My journey is as follows: Istanbul -- to -- Dubai (21 hour layover) Dubai -- to -- ...
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Is 1 hour 10 minutes sufficient to transit in Dubai airport arriving from Johannesburg and departing to Standsted UK?

Arrival time at Dubai on EK766 on 7/5/2019 is 08.20 and departure to London Standsted EK33 is at 09.30 on the same day. I am 73 years old and I would think that I would need assistance? Can this be ...
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Dubai Terminal 3

Hi I am arriving into Dubai on an emirates 777 flight from Newcastle and connecting onto an Emirates A380 flight to singapore. I am just wondering how long the connection time would be (travelling ...
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Connecting T1 to T3 at DXB, different airlines [closed]

Flying from LHR to DXB arriving at 2345 on BA (terminal 1). Bought a separate ticket (separate PNR) on EK departing at 0215 from T3. I understand that BA will not interline my baggage through to EK so ...
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What would be the case if we overstay in UAE 96 hours transit visa?

Actually, I would reach UAE on 9th April 9:00 AM from Jeddah and my flight from UAE to another city is on 14th April 2:00 AM. My travel agent issues me a 96 hours transit visa (I really don't know ...
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Showering at Dubai INTL [duplicate]

I am flying through Dubai INTL. arriving at T3 and leaving on the same ticket (FlyDubai) from T2. I understand the transfer between terminals will happen automatically but I really want to take a ...
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Emirates - Check in Baggage Dimensions from India to USA

My journey is from Ahmedabad to Dubai(Emirates Economy), Dubai to Boston(Emirates Economy) and Boston to Cleveland(JetBlue Economy). On their website emirates mentions that checked in baggage ...
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Emirates trans-Tasman additional luggage costs?

Trying to find a weird use case for Emirates. If you have a 1st class ticket, you're allowed 50kg for a flight from SYD to AKL/WLG/CHC. However, I can't find out how much additional luggage would ...
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Connection flights with different airlines

when flying from manchester to Nha Trang and having two connecting flights one with emirates and the other with Bangkok airways, how many boarding pass will i receive and when do I receive them and ...
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Transiting at Dubai International Airport

I am an Indian citizen with EU residence permit (Blue Card) from Germany, traveling from Germany to India via Dubai (DXB). I deliberately took a halt of 20 hours to explore the city for a day before ...
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Auto transfer of luggage between 2 airlines till final destination [duplicate]

I have bought a tickets from Harare to Dubai of Rwand Air from their office. Then I bought a ticket from Dubai to London of Emirates Air. Both the tickets were separately from their respective ...
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Emirates route map

I'm trying to find Emirates route map, specifically all flights that do NOT start/arrive from Dubai. Something like this would work https://aviationgeeks.pk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Emirates-...
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Can an Indian enter Denmark 1 day before visa starts?

I have a residence permit for Sweden that starts from 1/1/19. I have an Indian passport. I'm planning to travel from Chennai to Copenhagen by flight. The flight takes off at 3.30 AM from Chennai and ...
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Emirates Dubai to Washington DC - PlayStation 4 on carry-on

It seems like there are extra security measures for flights departing from the gulf. One of these measures is that every electronic device that I might be carrying with me as carry-on has to turn on ...