Questions tagged [emirates]

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

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Emirates and Known Traveler Number: they want place of issue and date of issue. How/where do I get these?

I booked a flight on Emirates from the USA to Europe and I want to provide them my GOES Known Traveler Number so I can use TSA PreCheck. But Emirates asked for the place and date of issue for my GOES ...
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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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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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Emirates damage claim reply with Montreal Convention 1999 excuse

My family flew from Mumbai to Houston with Emirates. When they arrived in Houston, 2 bags missed 2 wheels out of 4, and I was not able to pull them and had to lift and put them in my car trunk. 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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Terminal three to terminal two in Dubai airport. How do I transfer from one terminal to another?

I arrive in Dubai at terminal 3 and have an onward flight from terminal 2 on Fly Dubai to Bucharest. How do I transfer to terminal two. I will have my boarding pass with me for this onward flight.
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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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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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US Declaration Cards given out even though they were unnecessary

Last year, I flew on Emirates from Milan to New York (JFK). Everyone was given US declaration cards, and I filled it out as required. However, when I arrived at passport control, there was an ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Travelling Pakistan from USA and Dubai Visa

I am traveling through Emirates airlines from USA to Pakistan next month with my wife and daughter. I am green card holder with Pakistani passport, wife with Pakistani Passport is going Pakistan to be ...
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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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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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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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I was denied boarding due to outdated information on passport validity? What to do?

I (Swedish citizen) was to board a flight to Vietnam but got stopped and they said I couldn't board due to my passport expiring in 5 months and that I need at least 6 months. My visit was for 15 days ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to figure out my departure gate at Dubai airport Terminal 3?

I'm traveling from Lahore to Birmingham with a connection at Dubai airport and a waiting time of 1 hour 40 mins. My boarding pass says I arrive at Terminal 3 and also depart from Terminal 3 for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Allowed Baggage size in emirates between India and USA

My journey is from Bangalore, India (BLR) to New York, USA (JFK) via Dubai in Emirates (Economy Flex). I have an American Tourister bag and the model is same as this [Link]. The Length + Width + ...
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Why are flight attendants prohibited from taking pictures with passengers?

After the gate was opened and flight attendants were 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 for the ...
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How do you book an Emirates Dubai stopover package (from US/Canada)?

Emirates has a Dubai stopover program where you can often add a few nights in Dubai as part of a connection without an additional airfare charge and then purchase a package with hotels (with transfers ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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.