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Emirates - Share A Smile In 120 Languages  
User currently offlinesq_ek_freak From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2000, 1633 posts, RR: 20
Posted (1 year 9 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 6499 times:

Hey all, thought I'd share this advertisement with you; I don't think I've seen it on here before. I quite like it! Keep in mind the people in the ad are actual Emirates crew  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jay_tzg0B6w&feature=relmfu


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User currently offlinemigair54 From Spain, joined Jun 2007, 1694 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (1 year 9 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 6499 times:

I have seen in the entrance of Nairobi airport but there it says a few less....

Still pretty amazing...


User currently offlinesomething From United Kingdom, joined May 2011, 1633 posts, RR: 21
Reply 2, posted (1 year 9 months 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 6499 times:

Seems to me like EK's answer to TK's claim to fly to the most countries.


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User currently offlineojas From India, joined Mar 2008, 2970 posts, RR: 24
Reply 3, posted (1 year 9 months 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 6498 times:

Nice advertisement, surely diversity is one fascinating thing about Emirates.


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User currently offlinesq_ek_freak From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2000, 1633 posts, RR: 20
Reply 4, posted (1 year 9 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 6373 times:

Quoting something (Reply 2):
Seems to me like EK's answer to TK's claim to fly to the most countries.

Maybe, though I feel that EK has been touting this aspect of the airline and crew for a while now, long before TK could claim to fly to the most number of countries - remember those ads about "Malena", the EK cabin crew?

Quoting ojas (Reply 3):
Nice advertisement, surely diversity is one fascinating thing about Emirates.

   The airline does like to boast about it...probably why we announce the languages the crew can speak on board  



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User currently offlineQuokkas From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (1 year 9 months 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 6007 times:

That's quite humorous, especially where the crew welcomes a passenger in one language and gets "Thanks, I think." in reply.

I always have enjoyed hearing all the languages spoken by the crew and it really serves to show how diverse they are. One one flight we had crew from Bulgaria, South Korea, Argentina (hi Carlos!) Thailand, Croatia, Sweden, Taiwan, Malta, Indonesia, Germany, Ethiopia, New Zealand and Tunisia.

On another flight the languages included Arabic, English, Tagalog, Bengali, Hindi, Urdu, French, Creole, Afrikaans and Amharic.

But I have also met crew from Russia, Serbia, Spain, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Kenya, Egypt and a few more. Oops, I forgot Australia.  

It's like a mini United Nations and one of the features that I find appealing.


User currently offlinehohd From United States of America, joined May 2008, 406 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (1 year 9 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 5060 times:

Is it ? On many India flights, they do not have a single FA who can speak the native language(s) on board atleast in Economy. I found QR, UA and LH to be better in this issue. And India is still their biggest market.

User currently offlineinfinit From Singapore, joined Jul 2008, 556 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (1 year 9 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 4037 times:

Nice ad. They truly are a diverse airline. On a flight with them last year, a crew member I was speaking with switched from a more continental english accent to Singlish when she realised I'm Singaporean lol

User currently offlineojas From India, joined Mar 2008, 2970 posts, RR: 24
Reply 8, posted (1 year 9 months 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 2970 times:

Quoting sq_ek_freak (Thread starter):
http://www.ameinfo.com/hp-elitepad-t...es-flight-emirates-airlines-319762

How is this stuff working with you guys?



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User currently offlineQuokkas From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (1 year 9 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1995 times:

Not only do the crew smile, so too do the aircraft.

Don't believe? Next time have a closer look.

In the Arabic script look at the ta character at the end of the name. You will see a cheerful smile - ت


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