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Emirates customers will now be able to save up to 20 percent/FILE


Emirates offers special holiday season fares

Emirates customers will now be able to save up to 20 percent/FILE

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 28 – Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has announced a schedule of discounted fares out of Nairobi to some of its key destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Far East and the Americas over the festive season.

Emirates customers will now be able to save up to 20 percent to certain destinations when travelling in Economy.

Effectively, a return Economy Class ticket from Nairobi will now cost $478 to Dubai, $692 Amsterdam, $821 to London, and $990 to Guangzhou. It will cost $1,037 to New York, $711 to Bangkok, $638 to Dublin, $721 to Paris, $792 to St Petersburg, $835 to Milan$836 to Geneva and Rome.

Travellers to Beijing and Shanghai will pay $1,148, $1,317 to Kuala Lumpur, and $1,498 to Dallas.

Speaking in Nairobi when he unveiled the new fares Emirates Regional Manager for East Africa Essa Sulaiman Ahmad said: “We are always looking for ways to tailor our product to our customers’ needs. The Christmas and New Year months are an extremely popular time for families to fly together, and we are happy to be able to offer them a deal with this promotion that potentially reduces the expense of a holiday.”

The offer is valid for tickets bought not later than November 30 for outbound travel between November 28, 2011 and February 28, 2012.

Emirates operates double daily flights out of Nairobi to 116 destinations in 68 countries through its Dubai hub.

Tickets on these fares can be purchased online at, from Emirates sales office or from local travel agents.

One of the world’s fastest-growing airlines, Emirates has a fleet of 162 aircraft and is now the world’s largest Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 operator.

With an order for 50 new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft placed at the Dubai Airshow earlier this month, Emirates now has 243 aircraft on order, worth over $84 billion at list prices.

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