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My first China Eastern flight -with baby in exit row

Flying China Eastern to China gave me some trepidation. It’s customer service rep is not good.  Overall, I was pleasantly surprised but it was a unique experience in a couple of ways… Booking: 7/10 We chose China Eastern to Shanghai because I could easily use some Delta points I had sitting spare in an account. Travel out of Australia in December is very expensive so being able to cash in 35,000 points plus taxes was a great opportunity. The points value plus taxes meant the fare cost the equivalent of around $US500 with taxes compared with the…

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Emirates ups the ante with Triple Decker [updated at Midday]

Recently, Tim Clark, the CEO of Emirates hinted at changes to the Emirates fleet (as well as his own position). The airline runs a fleet that is made up of 777s and A380s only. In fact, they are the largest owner of the 380 with 93 flying currently and 42 on order. Today, Emirates announced the launch of the world’s first triple decker.   The airline which was the first to have showers on board will be the first with a pool on board. Emirates showers are currently available only to passengers in the 14-berth…

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