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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!).

The last ever A380 is delivered to Emirates

Emirates took delivery of its 123rd Airbus A380 aircraft this week. It will be the final A380 to join the fleet, and the last ever A380 to be manufactured. Emirates was the first airline to order the .....

Emirates took delivery of its 123rd Airbus A380 aircraft this week. It will be the final A380 to join the .....

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Qantas and Emirates re-open their UK airport lounges

There is good news for anyone flying with British Airways out of Heathrow Terminal 3 in the near future. Qantas has re-opened its Heathrow Terminal 3 lounge. This is an excellent facility and well .....

There is good news for anyone flying with British Airways out of Heathrow Terminal 3 in the near future. .....

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SkyTeam status match now extended to 25 airlines including British Airways

Last week we covered how you can get status in the SkyTeam airline alliance by matching your British Airways Executive Club status. This is due to the launch of ITA Airways, the replacement airline .....

Last week we covered how you can get status in the SkyTeam airline alliance by matching your British Airways .....

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Emirates brings the A380 back to London Gatwick

At the start of the month, Emirates announced that it would be returning to London Gatwick from 10th December. The plan was for one daily flight, operated by a 3-class Boeing 777-300ER. Due to strong .....

At the start of the month, Emirates announced that it would be returning to London Gatwick from 10th December. .....

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Emirates to relaunch flights from London Gatwick Airport in December

Whilst British Airways short-haul is saying goodbye to Gatwick, Emirates has announced that it will be returning from 10th December. There will be one daily flight, operated by a 3-class Boeing .....

Whilst British Airways short-haul is saying goodbye to Gatwick, Emirates has announced that it will be .....

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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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How can you earn Emirates Skywards miles from UK credit cards?

Emirates Skywards no longer has its own UK credit card. It used to have a UK card, issued by MBNA. The card was withdrawn in mid 2018 as it was no longer seen as economic when the Government capped .....

Emirates Skywards no longer has its own UK credit card. It used to have a UK card, issued by MBNA. The card .....

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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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