EurostarVA
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Emirates Turns 20!

Wed Oct 26, 2005 2:24 am

Emirates has apparently turned 20 years old today.

http://www.zawya.com/Story.cfm/sidZA...DC642A-1937-11D5-867D00D0B74A0D7C/

I find it strange this was not mentioned on their website.
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RE: Emirates Turns 20!

Wed Oct 26, 2005 4:19 am

Happy Birthday to you..........
 
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RE: Emirates Turns 20!

Wed Oct 26, 2005 12:18 pm

I find it very odd that they have not used the fact they they are now 20 as a marketing tool to show their experience as a positive thing over younger regional carrier such as QR and EY.

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RE: Emirates Turns 20!

Wed Oct 26, 2005 3:47 pm

Thats awesome, I first saw an Emirates plane in KHI in 1987, it was an A300
which I believe was loaned to them from PIA.

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RE: Emirates Turns 20!

Wed Oct 26, 2005 3:58 pm

How time flies. Talk about coming a long way, from a 727-200 and a 737-300 to A380s and 777s. Anybody remember the narrowbodies ?
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RE: Emirates Turns 20!

Wed Oct 26, 2005 4:04 pm

There will be a nice book out soon commemorating this event, including photos from a.net photogs.
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RE: Emirates Turns 20!

Wed Oct 26, 2005 4:22 pm

Quoting Falcon flyer (Reply 4):
How time flies. Talk about coming a long way, from a 727-200 and a 737-300 to A380s and 777s. Anybody remember the narrowbodies ?

I used to fly the B 727 from Dubai to Beirut back in 1993. I remember we used to board the plane from the rear!!! Awesome!!
 
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RE: Emirates Turns 20!

Wed Oct 26, 2005 7:18 pm

Quoting YOWza (Reply 2):
I find it very odd that they have not used the fact they they are now 20 as a marketing tool to show their experience as a positive thing over younger regional carrier such as QR and EY.

Maybe 20 years is not enough to make it sound like an experienced airline.
 
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RE: Emirates Turns 20!

Wed Oct 26, 2005 8:25 pm

Quoting YOWza (Reply 2):
I find it very odd that they have not used the fact they they are now 20 as a marketing tool to show their experience as a positive thing over younger regional carrier such as QR and EY.

Is it me of QR is not such a newbie since it was formed in 1949... That's a more respectable 56 years old!
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RE: Emirates Turns 20!

Wed Oct 26, 2005 8:36 pm

Quoting BrightCedars (Reply 8):

Is it me of QR is not such a newbie since it was formed in 1949... That's a more respectable 56 years old!

Qatar Airways was re-launched in 1993 and then re-launched operations in 1994!

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RE: Emirates Turns 20!

Thu Oct 27, 2005 4:47 am

Quoting B742 (Reply 9):
Qatar Airways was re-launched in 1993 and then re-launched operations in 1994!

Enough said. How old is GF, 25?


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RE: Emirates Turns 20!

Thu Oct 27, 2005 6:59 am

Quoting YOWza (Reply 10):
How old is GF, 25?

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RE: Emirates Turns 20!

Thu Oct 27, 2005 8:22 am

Quoting EurostarVA (Thread starter):
Emirates has apparently turned 20 years old today.

Congrats Emirates,
Man has the airline come a long way to the top!

Cheers,
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