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NEWS: US FAA clears B737 Max to return, Emirates adds extra A380 services to London on one of busiest routes in world

US FAA clears the B737 Max to return to skies The US FAA today signed an order that paves the way for the Boeing 737 MAX to return to commercial service. This followed a comprehensive and methodical safety review process (PDF) that took 20 months to complete. During that time, FAA employees worked …


Dubai no longer requires pre-departure test, Emirates create ‘biometric pathway’ at Dubai & Hyatt update COVID-19 cancellation policy.

Dubai no longer requires a pre-departure test from UK, as it’s added to UK corridor list Earlier this week, some good news was announced for the UK Travel Corridor: Dubai will now be joining. Residents of the UK can now travel freely to Dubai with no need to quarantine upon…


NEWS: Emirates bring back onboard lounge and shower & offer first customer Dom Perignon & 10 other wines

Emirates is rolling out a redesigned onboard experience. The A380 Onboard Lounge and Shower Spa have resumed operations with the introduction of additional health and safety measures. The airline has also enhanced its offering, introducing a nutrient-rich welcome drink for the winter season. You can read about my experience with…



NEWS: New Virgin routes & more details on Upper Class food service, Emirates at full route capacity 2021, St Lucia eases tourist restrictions

New Virgin Routes Virgin Atlantic has announced it will be launching flights to Pakistan in December 2020.   This is no doubt due to the fact that PIA have been banned from Europe after it was revealed that a high percentage of their pilots had dodgy licenses!    Operating three new routes from…





NEWS: More oneworld airlines to move into T5, Virgin Atlantic rescue looking promising & Emirates reinstates chauffeurs & lounges

Emirates reinstates chauffeurs and lounges Emirates’ premium customers can once again enjoy the airline’s Chauffeur Drive service (CDS) and airport lounge at its Dubai hub with the restart of these services following a full health and safety review. Emirates have opened one lounge in Terminal 3 Concourse B, Dubai International…