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Emirates and Emirates Skywards

Emirates Skywards is the frequent flyer program for Emirates. There are three tiers: Blue, Silver, Gold and Platinum.

The Emirates website is here if you want to find out more.  If you need to top up your account, the link to purchase Skywards miles is here.

Emirates Skywards does not have its own UK credit card but you can transfer points earned from American Express Platinum (high fee, high bonus), American Express Preferred Rewards Gold (free for a year, good bonus) and Amex Rewards Credit Card (no fee, small bonus!).

Arsenal tickets bookable with Emirates or Amex points – VIP prices halved

Emirates has released another batch of Arsenal football tickets for Emirates Skywards members who have miles to redeem.  You can also use American Express Membership Rewards points via a .....

Emirates has released another batch of Arsenal football tickets for Emirates Skywards members who have miles .....

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Get 2020 free Emirates miles – and Emirates returns to Newcastle

Emirates has launched a new promotion, tied into Expo 2020 which opens in Dubai this Autumn, for anyone opening an Emirates Skywards account. Open a new Skywards account and you will immediately .....

Emirates has launched a new promotion, tied into Expo 2020 which opens in Dubai this Autumn, for anyone .....

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Emirates sharply increases flight frequencies from the UK

With the UAE now on the United Kingdom’s Amber List, holidays in Dubai are back on the agenda this Autumn for anyone who is fully vaccinated, with no quarantine required. Emirates announced a .....

With the UAE now on the United Kingdom’s Amber List, holidays in Dubai are back on the agenda this .....

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Emirates to restart flights from Glasgow Airport next week

With the UAE now on the Amber travel list, allowing all fully vaccinated UK residents to travel, Emirates has announced the resumption of flights from Glasgow Airport. From 11th August until the end .....

With the UAE now on the Amber travel list, allowing all fully vaccinated UK residents to travel, Emirates has .....

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Emirates ending partner redemptions in First Class

If you are planning to redeem airline miles for Emirates First Class, it looks like Emirates Skywards will soon be your only option. Emirates appears to be moving towards a Lufthansa-style model, .....

If you are planning to redeem airline miles for Emirates First Class, it looks like Emirates Skywards will .....

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Emirates and the value of premium economy airline seating

An excellent article about the history and future of premium economy cabins appeared on AirlineRatings last week. It is called “Premium Economy bungle has cost airlines billions” and you .....

An excellent article about the history and future of premium economy cabins appeared on AirlineRatings last .....

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