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Emirates pushes for Chinese flag pins for HK staff

Emirates has been expanding at break neck speed in every possible nook and corner of the world. With vast amounts of easy funding available, the airline is definitely not short on cash but sometimes it’s those small policy quirks that can cause some issues. Lately Emirates has been pushing its staff to wear flag pins based on the nationalities stated in their passports. This seems to be a move to highlight the internationalization within the airline which can be seen as a great public relations move but they forget that it can equally be a touchy subject also for many people. Case in point here is the Hong Kong based staff of the airline who were mandated to wear China flag pins but were later…

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Cathay Pacific plane makes an emergency landing in the middle of nowhere

No one likes emergency landings to happen to them neither the crew nor the passengers as it breaks your otherwise smooth journey into a not so expected detour which can sometime get unbearably painful. Still there are situations where you may end up landing at otherwise full-fledged airports or at times at airports with bare basics but rarely would it be a situation where you would end up landing an island that just houses an air force base. According to Bloomberg, a Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles made an emergency landing at the Eareckson Air Station, Shemya Island which is about 1,500 miles off the coast of Alaska and is nearer to Russia than it is to the USA but being…

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SingaporeAir Boeing 747-400 farewell flight on 6th April 2012

Singapore Airlines will commemorate the retirement of the legendary Boeing 747-400 from its fleet by running a special flight on the 6th of April 2012 from Singapore to Hong Kong and back. One can go ahead and make a request for booking SIN-HKG and HKG-SIN flights, I’m sure seats on the flight will be taken up very very fast so you really need ASAP. The Packages offered for the Ex-SIN flight as mentioned on the website are:   And the ex-HKG packages as mentioned on the website are   I’m personally looking forward to be on atleast one of these flights and am sure with all the aviation enthusiasts on board it’s really going to be one hell of a ride. Singapore Airlines has created…

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