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User currently offlineB727fan From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 320 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 2884 times:

Hello all,
I am planning a trip to Dubai (possibly in July or August). I know EK flies out of JFK on their A-345 and I think MH does the non-stop out of EWR on their B777. I am curious to know if you have any suggestions on what airline to take and if so, flying economy, which seats you think would be the best to chose from. I think the flight time is +/- 12 hrs, and frankly I dont like long flights, but hey, its worth trying I guess!
If anyone has a suggestion with flights (especially the non-stops) or even any other carrier with stops from NYC area to DXB (or SHJ even), please let me know.
Thanks in advance.

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User currently offlineDIJKKIJK From France, joined Jul 2003, 1850 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 2879 times:

Stick to EK, they are the best!

If you still want to, try KLM, AF or LH via AMS, CDG and FRA respectively.

Never argue with idiots. They will bring you down to their level, and beat you with experience.
User currently offlineMH017 From Netherlands, joined Apr 2005, 1698 posts, RR: 30
Reply 2, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 2867 times:


MH does NOT fly EWR-DXB anymore, but routes through ARN nowadays !

Basically, only EK flies non-stop on the NYC-DXB route; any other will ALWAYS require a stop, whether you like this or not: anyhow, you can stretch your legs for a while and if you're a spotter, you can have a look around. Guess, the most interesting airport for US spotters would be: LHR, CDG, AMS, ZRH or FRA

Enjoy your trip, and let's enjoy your trip-report later on  wink 

don't throw away tomorrow !
User currently offlineAirlinerfreak From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 2849 times:

EK as they are rated the best airline in the world!!

User currently offlineCrox1 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 308 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2849 times:
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You hate long legs, so, break it up. Aeroflot offers flights from JFK - SVO - DXB,
Cost of about GBP£550, just over $1000, other, more expensive choices are Turkish Airlines; flying via Istanbul, on an A340 then a 737. Another option is Kuwait Airways, using 777's; via LHR.

Plenty of choices; hope this helps


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