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New York, Geneva (AirGuide - Airline News Africa / Middle East) Oct 6, 2013

American Airlines, Qatar Airways Airlines and Doha-based Qatar Airways today announce an expansion of their relationship to include a reciprocal frequent flyer program agreement, providing customers more opportunities to earn and redeem miles when traveling across each airline's global network. Beginning today, American Airlines AAdvantage[umlaut] members can earn and redeem AAdvantage miles and Qatar Privilege Club members can earn and redeem Qatar Qmiles when traveling on flights operated by the other carrier. This agreement is in addition to the codeshare relationship the two carriers have in place, which includes joint marketing on 170 unique routes throughout the United States, Europe and the Middle East. Sep 30, 2013

Emirates Airlines Leading passenger entertainment experts, IFE Services, announced today that it is supplying Emirates with Latin American movies. These high-quality movies are carefully selected from studios across the region, including the developing film industries of Uruguay and Columbia as well as those from the more established Mexican and Brazilian studios. Passengers will have a choice of six titles onboard that will be refreshed regularly. The first cycle of titles will include those shown at International Film Festivals such as 'El Verano De Los Peces Voladores' (The Summer Of Flying Fish)' and 'ROA', as well as other critically acclaimed box office successes. The Latin American film industry is currently enjoying a renaissance with a growing number of local, highly talented filmmakers producing movies for the region's 600 million filmgoers. The movie production industry continues to thrive in the larger traditional markets of Brazil and Argentina alongside unprecedented growth in emerging markets such as Chile and...

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