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Travel Emirates celebrates flying millions of Kiwis to see the world

03:03  09 august  2018
03:03  09 august  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Emirates Skywards celebrates 16 years of operation with 16 million members. In social media, Emirates becomes the world ’s first airline with one million Instagram followers and The millionth Emirates passenger uses their own mobile phone on an aircraft equipped with the AeroMobile system.

The airline began flying in New Zealand in 2003. Emirates first touched down in Auckland in 2003. The airline's boss was met by the then-Minister of Sport and Recreation Trevor Mallard, and Prime Minister Helen Clark.

Seeing a large Emirates A380 in the skies over Auckland is nothing to write home about these days - but 15 years ago, things were entirely different.

Emirates first touched down in Auckland in 2003. The airline's boss was met by the then-Minister of Sport and Recreation Trevor Mallard, and Prime Minister Helen Clark.

Over 2 million passengers later, the airline is operating daily flights out of Auckland and Christchurch - as well as one of the world's longest flights, non-stop form Auckland to Dubai.

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Gary flew to Dubai leaving the couple's other children Suri, nine, and Noah, aged eight, with relatives. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Emirates Airlines offers wine on flights from the UK to Dubai as standard practice (file picture). Following her detention Dr Holman was taken in handcuffs

Emirates Skywards members earn Skywards Miles when they fly on Emirates or partner airlines, or when they use the programme’s designated hotels, car rentals, financial, leisure and lifestyle partners. Skywards Miles can be redeemed for an extensive range of rewards

The iconic A380 aircraft was introduced in 2009 on the airline's flights to Dubai via Sydney.

A year later, the double-decker airliner began flying the routes out of Auckland via Melbourne and Brisbane. 

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In June, Emirates became the only airline to offer daily, year-round flights to Bali from Auckland.

Emirates also operate a daily A380 flight between Christchurch and Dubai via Sydney. 

But it's not just passengers who have been filling the giant aircraft - 85,000 tonnes of cargo has come into or out of Auckland via Emirates SkyCargo.

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One of their most precious deliveries was in 2017, when they flew 'New Zealand Aotearoa'  Emirates Team New Zealand's race boat to Bermuda for the America's Cup.

Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction Awards named Emirates as 'International Airline of the Year', as well as the 'Best of the Best' for 2017 - with the highest customer satisfaction rating of any other company in New Zealand. 


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