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Kate Webster

Emirates to operate first A380 to Amman

Emirates will operate a special one-off A380 service to Amman on 25 September, marking 30 years of commitment to Jordan. The airline’s flagship double-decker, with the ability to carry over 500 passengers at a time, will make history when it becomes the first-ever scheduled A380 service to Queen Alia International Airport, and it will also be the first time the A380 commercially operates to the Levant.

On 25 September, the Emirates A380 service will operate EK 901 and EK 902, departing Dubai at 0725hrs and arriving in Amman at 0930hrs. The flight will then depart Amman at 1300hrs arriving in Dubai at 1700hrs on the same day.

 

Start your next adventure with Cebu

Cebu Pacific Aug 12 Seat Sale Thailand

The Philippines’carrier, Cebu Pacific, is launching a seat sale to help Australians kick-start their next backpacking adventure.

With one-way AUD 209 all-in fares available until 20 August 2016 (or while seats last), these sale fares all of which connect via Manila, are perfect for those wanting to relax on a beach, go island-hopping or for those wanting to explore the many significant historical sites across South East Asia. Backpacking is all about creating new memories, trying new things and tasting local delicacies.

The travel period for these fares is from 15 September to 15 December, 2016, or while seats last. The available fares are inclusive of country taxes and fees, but are exclusive of travel products such as meals or baggage allowance.

Destinations included in the fare sale:

Sydney – Hong Kong

Sydney – Taipei

Sydney – Vietnam

Sydney – Singapore

Sydney – Bangkok

For bookings, visit www.cebupacificair.com.

 

Hong Kong Airlines Happy Angel Guards Your Family Travel

Happy Angels

Nothing compares with happy moments exploring the world with your kids.  To create a sweeter and warmer travelling experience for family passengers, Hong Kong Airlines, the internationally-acclaimed full-service airline, takes its inflight service “Sweeten You Up” to a new level.  Happy Angels will be assigned on our flights to provide extra care to kids, ensuring a carefree journey for parents.

On each Hong Kong Airlines flight there will be one Happy Angel assigned to provide dedicated services to family passengers, our Happy Angels can be easily recognised by the specially designed pin they wear.  Happy Angels will proactively assist kids to settle in their seats, brief parents or guardians about inflight safety guidelines and provide a priority inflight meals ordering service to smoothen the journey.

Have some fun onboard! Kids aged between three to 11 will receive a Travel Journal and colour pencils from Happy Angels.  Inside the Travel Journal there are mini games and collection space which help kids organise their boarding passes, autographs of the Senior Purser and Captain all in one journal.

 

 

Emirates welcomes new pilots aboard for next adventure

Emirates, the global connector of people and places, will be holding pilot recruitment roadshow events in Sydney and Brisbane to invite Australians to join its world class team of pilots as part of its latest recruitment drive.

Emirates, which was named the World’s Best Airline at the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards, is searching for passionate and enthusiastic pilots, and will be holding pilot recruitment roadshow events on Monday 22nd August at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, Sydney and on Tuesday 23rd August at the Brisbane Marriott Hotel, Brisbane. Interested pilots can participate in the roadshows at 7pm on both days without any prior registration.

The roadshows offer the opportunity for interested pilots to learn more about the recruitment process, requirements for application and talk to Emirates’ staff about the benefits of living and working in Dubai.

Emirates currently has more than 1,550 Australians as part of their team, of which 309 are pilots, who undergo extensive and thorough training throughout their time at Emirates. As the world’s largest operator of the iconic A380 and the Boeing 777 aircraft, successful applicants are able to start their careers on Emirates’ modern fleet of over 250 wide-bodied aircraft.

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