Last Updated on Tuesday, 3 August, 2021 at 4:02 pm by Andre Camilleri
Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, has announced a special “Mile-A-Minute” offer in which members can register to earn up to 5,000 Miles during a stopover or holiday stay in Dubai. The offer comes as Emirates’ home and hub, Dubai, gears up to host Expo 2020 and as the UAE celebrates its Golden Jubilee. The offer is applicable on all Emirates flight tickets purchased between 1 August 2021 and 31 March 2022, for travel between 1 October 2021 and 31 March 2022.
Passengers can earn 1 Skywards Mile for every 1 minute spent in Dubai between October 2021 and March 2022. Existing and new Emirates Skywards members who sign up for the programme before 31 March 2022, can avail the offer on emirates.com. Once a traveller books a ticket now, he or she can experience the best Dubai has to offer and enjoy earning up to 5,000 Skywards Miles during the stay.
Terms and conditions apply. The offer is also valid on Emirates‑marketed, flydubai‑operated flights with an Emirates (EK) flight number. One can register and book now on https://www.emirates.com/uk/english/special-offers/earn-a-mile-a-minute-in-dubai/
Emirates has resumed its three-weekly flight service from Dubai to Malta via Larnaca, Cyprus on 14 July 2021. Emirates EK 109 departs Dubai every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 0800hrs, arriving at Larnaca International Airport at 1110hrs. The flight leaves Larnaca at 1220hrs, arriving at Malta International Airport at 1405hrs. The return flight, EK 110, leaves Malta at 1535hrs, arriving in Larnaca at 1900hrs. The flight then departs Larnaca at 2010hrs, arriving the next day at 0105hrs in Dubai.
The route is served by the airline’s modern and wide body Boeing 777-300LR aircraft, which offers 42 lie-flat seats in Business and 386 ergonomically-designed seats in Economy class. Customers can again look forward to more than 4,500 channels of entertainment on ice, the airline’s award-winning inflight entertainment system, along with regionally-inspired gourmet meals.
Since it safely reopened to international tourists last year, Dubai remains one of the most popular stopover and holiday destinations. The city is famed for its iconic landmarks, world-class hotels, and pristine beaches. It was one of the world’s first cities to obtain a Safe Travels stamp from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) – which endorses Dubai’s comprehensive and effective measures to ensure guest health and safety.
Expo 2020 is set to take place from 1 October 2021 until 31 March 2022. Travellers can expect a safe and unforgettable visit with live entertainment shows, cultural festivals, culinary experiences and inspiring workshops. The global event will welcome more than 25 million visitors from more than 190 countries worldwide. Click here to learn more and book tickets.
Customers can join nation-wide festivities until 31 March, 2022 as the UAE rings in its Golden Jubilee, “Year of the 50th”. Visitors can expect grand celebrations and exciting activities across the country as residents and visitors celebrate 50 years of the UAE’s historic achievements.
Travellers can enjoy seamless connectivity to the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Asia Pacific via Dubai as Emirates continues to expand its network safely and sustainably. The airline currently serves over 120 destinations across its extensive network. Emirates introduced a comprehensive set of safety measures in the air and on-ground to provide its passengers with the highest safety and hygiene standards at every step of the journey. The airline has also recently introduced contactless technology to ease the customer journey through Dubai airport.
Customers can travel with a peace of mind as the airline has extended its multi-risk travel insurance cover. Emirates Skywards was also one of the first loyalty programmes in the world to offer its members an extension on tier status until 2022. The validity of any Skywards Miles due to expire since April 2020 has also been further extended until 31 December 2021, providing Emirates Skywards members with more opportunities to spend Miles on an extensive range of benefits and privileges.
Emirates Skywards members can earn Miles with partners ranging from airlines, hotels and car rentals to financial brands. Members can earn even more Miles when shopping at over 1,300 brands at the world’s largest shopping destination, The Dubai Mall and with Skywards Everyday partners across leisure, entertainment, dining outlets and more. Skywards Miles can be spent on flight tickets on partner airlines, hotel stays, hospitality at sporting and cultural events, and money-can’t-buy experiences. For more information, visit emirates.com/skywards