Questions tagged [emirates]

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

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Emirates - Family bonus account with multiple frequent flyers

Me and two other family members all have skywards accounts and are currently all accumulating miles on our own. Does the family bonus program allow me to earn 20% of their miles on top of them ...
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Process and eligibility for transit visa in Dubai

I am an Indian citizen and I have a Brussels - Dubai - Mumbai flight. This is the breakup of my journey: Brussels - Layover in Bucharest - Dubai [Blue Air and flydubai] Dubai - Bombay [Emirates, 9 ...
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The airlines cancelled the flight because of Storm Emma, do I have the right to ask them to pay for the train and the hotel?

Slightly different that my other question : The airlines changed the flight date, do I have the right to ask them to pay for the hotel? I was supposed to fly from Basra to Glasgow tomorrow morning. ...
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Will the baggage be allowed while travelling from India to USA?

I am travelling from Mumbai to Boston with student offer that includes 3 baggage of 23 kg each. According to the emirates website, dimension of each baggage must be less than 150cm(L+W+H). All my ...
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Which file formats can be played through Emirate's ICE entertainment system?

Emirate's ICE entertainment system claims to be able to play files from an external media source. Which file types and media formats does it recognise?
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How much do extra kilos of check-in luggage cost in general?

I understand most airlines allow 2 pieces of luggage at up to 23 kg each. However what happens if I have got more than that? I am travelling to Zimbabwe using either Kenya airways or Emirates.
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How can I figure out which gate I am departing from in Dubai international airport?

I'm traveling from Oslo to Bangkok, with a connection at Dubai international airport. Do I need to do anything before boarding my connecting flight (i.e check in, security check, etc.)? How can I ...
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Contacts on Emirates Boeing 777-300 flight's headphone jack

I noticed those weird looking contacts on an Emirates Boeing 777-300 flight's headphone jack. Any idea what those additional contacts do?
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Damaged luggage compensation

We used Emirates for our travel and the airline delayed the luggage (delivered the next day at our residence) but delivered it in a severely damaged condition. They are offering compensation which is ...
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Layover at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, where flights were purchased on different tickets

Me and my family (Maltese nationals) are travelling from Malta to South Africa via Istanbul and Dubai (Malta to Istanbul KM1200, Istanbul to Dubai EK124, Dubai to Johannesburg EK767). The flights ...
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Which airlines might I have trouble taking, being an Israeli?

I'm an Israeli expat living in Europe (proper residence etc. but no citizenship/passport). I intend to travel from Europe to India, and I'm considering using an airline based in a state without ...
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Bigger carry on baggage in Emirates

Emirates has a baggage policy as follows, Apparently, I have a carry on baggage of size (25+33+64)=122cm. What should I do now?
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Marginally excess size baggage on Emirates?

My luggage dimensions (L+W+H) are 157 cm, only one bag but the maximum size mentioned in the airline (Emirates) is 150 cm. Will this be a problem?what has happened in similar cases,
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Will Emirates accept one 25kg bag instead of two 23kg bags?

I have an Emirates flight from Houston, Texas to Mumbai, India. I booked an Air India flight from Mumbai for the domestic portion. Emirates will accept two bags of 23kg each, Air India will accept ...
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Traveling to India from the US via Dubai with a Cardboard Box as Check-in Bag

I am moving from the US to India with a layover in Dubai (Emirates). I have an Indian passport. I was wondering if there would be any issues in checking in a cardboard moving box. The box would ...
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Do airlines have to check the visa status before selling a ticket?

My daughter bought a ticket for a flight with a layover in Emirates (from Dallas, Texas to India). She had a stop of 48 hours in Dubai. When she was checking in in Dubai for Delhi, she was informed ...
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Emirates cancelled trip [closed]

Morning on the 12 May I was on route to Boston via Dubai. When I tried to reconnect to Boston I was stopped by someone who told me he was an immigration representative. This person refused that I ...
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The airlines changed the flight date, do I have the right to ask them to pay for the hotel?

I've booked a flight from Glasgow to Basrah on the 4th of June. Leg1 arrives at Dubai at 7:55 on the 5th of June, leg2 departures at 13:55 from Dubai on the same date so that's less than 6 hours to ...
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Laptop left on Emirates flight

On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, I left my laptop in back seat pocket of EK419 Business Class. I boarded In Auckland, and deplaned In Sydney. That flight continued on to Dubai, with a stopover in Bangkok. ...
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I have a valid visa for 2 years, how to apply visa for wife and children [duplicate]

I have a two years multiple C Class visa and i want to take my wife and children for a holiday in UK. I will be bearing all expenses of their travel. What will be procedure to apply for the visa for ...
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Rules Concerning Electronics Onboard US-Bound Direct Flights

I am going to be traveling from Milan (MXP) to New York (JFK) in the summer. However, my flight is with Emirates, and Milan is actually a stopover with the plane originating from Dubai. Am I allowed ...
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UAE 96 hour transit visa problem

I and my wife are flying from Budapest to Mumbai with stopover in Dubai for 2 days. We are flying Emirates and we applied and got UAE 96 hour transit visa for both of us. I booked two separate ...
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Spending a night in UAE dunes

I'm offered a camping option to spend a night directly in desert and dunes near Dubai (Al Qudra Lake). Should I have any concern about animals or species (scorpions, ants or other insects) or is ...
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Emirates doesn't ask me to choose flight seat when booking an online ticket

I would like to buy a ticket from Emirates airline online. As I go through steps of booking a flight on their website, it does not ask me to choose the seat and I wonder if there is such an option for ...
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Is it necessary to book two separate tickets if one passengers will deliberately miss the return flight?

My mother and sister are traveling from the UK to Dubai and booking a return ticket is cheaper than buying a one-way ticket. My mother will be returning but my sister will stay in Dubai and ...
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About to take an Emirates flight to Philippines: Can I carry medicine with prescription (from my mom, she's a doctor) just in case I need it?

Please take into account I am not American and do not live in USA. My mom is a doctor and she wants to give me some medicine, for example, antibiotics, (all in solid form) and their prescription just ...
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Does Emirates allow using Sofort Banking to pay for a ticket for someone who's not the account owner?

My friend is travelling from Frankfurt to Chennai, India with Emirates. He has booked his ticket using the Sofort Banking option that was available. However, he has used my Bank details and I am not a ...
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Can I track my ticket that my company may have booked?

Is it possible to track a potential Emirates ticket that my company may have booked (from Karachi to Dubai) when I have no information with reference to booking information (and company is keeping it ...
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Baggage check through and transit visa requirements for Dubai and London

I'm from India and travelling from New Delhi to Calgary with two stopovers: at Dubai and London Heathrow. I have booked my journey on a single ticket but multiple airlines: New Delhi to Dubai - ...
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Can I put nail clipper, tweezer and razors in Emirates hold luggage?

Travelling with Emirates airline, can I keep a nail clipper which has a small knife built into it, tweezer or razors in my hold baggage, not in a carry-on bag?
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Emirates checked-in luggage and carry-on bag rules/dimensions

I phoned call Emirates Airlines to ask about the luggage allowance and I visited their websites. I'm travelling from (BAH to AKL), Emirates agent informed me that I can carry a checked in luggage that'...
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How to read time of flight for Emirates airline?

First of all, I'm a solo traveller and this is my first time. I decided to book a flight online (eticket) with Emirates.com. I'm confused on how to read the time of the flight so for example: The ...
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Do I need a Dubai transit visa if I don't pass Immigration (same terminal)?

I hold an Indian passport. I have a 7 hour 30 mins layover in Dubai airport. Both my flights leave from the same terminal. If I don't pass through Immigration, do I need a transit or any type of visa?...
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What seats are really available on an Emirates flight [closed]

WHen seat configuration shows unavailable does it really mean unavailable or are some of those seats available closer to date of flight.
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Why are flight attendants prohibited from taking pictures with passengers?

After the gate was open and flight attendants were standing idly waiting for the signal for boarding, I (young man, well-dressed) politely asked a flight attendant if I could take a picture with her ...
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Transit in Johannesburg

I will be flying on SA Airlink flight from Swaziland to Johannesburg and on Emirates from Johannesburg to Pakistan. Transit time at O.R. Tambo is 4 hours. I want to know if Airline will transfer my ...
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What are the options when my UAE visa was issued one day short of intended trip duration?

Some Indian friends of mine are planning a trip to Dubai for just over a week (Saturday arrival, Sunday departure the week after). There were various airline options available, both direct and ...
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Do airlines (Emirates) weigh each check-in baggage separately

I'm travelling to the USA using a large bag (weighs greater than 23kgs) and a medium bag (weighs less than 23 kgs), both of which collectively are within the checkin limit (46 kgs). But the big one ...
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How do travel sites get cheaper air fares?

I was searching for a few flights for my parents, specifically from JFK to visit India (bucket list trip). Emirates was their airline of choice. On directly checking on Emirates.com, the shown fare ...
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Do I clear immigration and customs in heathrow T3 for stop over on seperate ticket

I am travelling from Prague > London > Dubai > Sydney. The Prague to London is with BA and London to Dubai is with emirates. They are booked on separate tickets so I don't think my bags will be ...
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Convert Emirates Skywards Miles to British Airways Avios or Delta Skymiles?

Is there a way to convert Emirates Skywards Miles to either British Airways Avios or Delta Skymiles? I'm a UK citizen and willing to get a new credit card if it would make the conversion possible.
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Can I get a Saudi Arabian transit visa if driving from UAE to Jordan by car?

Is it possible to get Saudi Arabia transit visa in Dubai for overland crossing to Jordan? I plan to travel Africa by 4WD. The idea is to visit Iran first, take a ferry from Bandar Abbas to Emirates ...
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Arrival and departure at Dubai international airport T3

My mother is travelling alone and her arrival and departure terminal is T3 at Dubai international airport. I would like to know that after arriving at T3 which direction she will go for departure ? Is ...
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Emirates contact via email

I'm trying to contact Emirates Poland via email. I need to send them some scanned document (this is my initiative, they did not requested me for sending anything, but in my current situation this ...
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Why does it take much lesser Alaskan miles to redeem Emirates First Class award than using Emirates Skywards miles?

It takes about 285000 skyward miles to redeem a first class ticket from Asia to America but it only takes 200000 Alaskan miles to redeem that award.
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Collecting bonus miles from family flights on the Emirates Skywards program

So my sister and grandfather are travelling from SFO-DXB and since it is a one off trip for them, I though I could add them to my family bonus program and collect their 20% miles for myself. How do I ...
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When does Emirates release its economy saver tickets?

I'm on the Emirates website and I'm looking at ticket booking, as far into the future as the website will allow me, and the Economy Saver tickets are showing as all booked up. I'm guessing that this ...
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Changing a non flexible non refundable ticket

I have an international flight ticket from Emirates of which I took the first segment. I'd like to change the return segment. I called Emirates. The operator told me that I have to pay and extra ~$...
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Can I take xbox one in carry on luggage on Emirates

Am traveling from USA to India on Emirates. Can I take an Xbox one with me as carry on luggage? Please let me know.
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Can I ask for a luggage transfer at the transfer check in counter in Taipei?

I'm taking a flight from Seoul to Taipei (on Korean Air) and then another one from Taipei to Paris (on Emirates) in August. The flights are on different airlines and booked with different reservations....