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CDC Responds to Emirates Airlines Sick-Passenger Disaster

CDC Responds to Emirates Airlines Sick-Passenger DisasterAs many asĀ 100 of the passengers had reported being sick.



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JFK airport: 10 passengers on Emirates plane taken to hospital after falling ill

JFK airport: 10 passengers on Emirates plane taken to hospital after falling illAn Emirates plane has been quarantined at JFK airport in New York after approximately 100 passengers and crew members reported feeling ill. The plane, which arrived from Dubai at 9:12 am, was immediately taken to a location away from the terminal, according to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Medical personnel from the Centres for Disease Control (CDC) then boarded to assist the ailing passengers, who complained primarily of fever and coughs.



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CDC Reports 100 Sick Passengers On Quarantined Emirates Flight

CDC Reports 100 Sick Passengers On Quarantined Emirates FlightAn international flight out of Dubai was quarantined Wednesday morning after



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Emirates announces $16 bn deal for 36 A380s

Emirates announces $  16 bn deal for 36 A380sEmirates Airlines said Thursday it has struck a $ 16 billion deal to buy 36 Airbus A380 superjumbos just days after the European manufacturer said it would have to halt production without new orders. The company said it had placed firm orders for 20 of the double-decker aircraft with options for a further 16. Emirates is already the world’s biggest customer for the A380 with 101 in its fleet and 41 more firm orders previously placed.



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Tunisia suspends Emirates flights over women security measures

Tunisia suspends Emirates flights over women security measuresTunisia on Sunday suspended Emirates Airlines flights after a public outcry over security measures in the United Arab Emirates targeting women from the North African country. The transport ministry said it had “decided to suspend” Emirates flights to Tunis “until the airline is able to find the appropriate solution to operate its flights in accordance with international law and agreements”. A number of Tunisian women had said their travel to the Gulf state on UAE airlines had been delayed and some had been forced to undergo additional examination of their visas.



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Emirates orders 40 Boeing 787 Dreamliners for $15.1 bn: chief

Emirates orders 40 Boeing 787 Dreamliners for $  15.1 bn: chiefEmirates Airlines on Sunday agreed to purchase 40 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners for $ 15.1 billion, its chief Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum said at the opening of the Dubai Air Show. Emirates is already the world’s largest client for Boeing’s 777, with 165 jets and another 164 on firm order. Sheikh Ahmed said the deal raises total orders from Boeing, the global competitor of Airbus Industries, to as high as $ 90 billion.



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Emirates Airline Caught Pouring Unused Champagne Back Into Bottle

Emirates Airline Caught Pouring Unused Champagne Back Into BottleThe clip, which was taken by a passenger on board an Airbus A380, was shared on Reddit and Streamable.



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Taiwan backlash over Emirates flag ban

Taiwan backlash over Emirates flag banEmirates, the Middle East’s largest airline, faced fierce criticism in Taiwan Wednesday after it reportedly banned cabin crew from wearing the island’s flag on their uniforms due to pressure from China. Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it had lodged protests with Emirates in both Dubai and Taipei. The airline’s cabin crew traditionally wear the flag pin of their own country on their uniforms.



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