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Jan 24, 2010

Emirates Airlines

Destination Southern Africa is offering a seven-night World Cup trips that include a ticket for the U.S. vs. England match. The package is for travel June 8 to 15. The offers expire at midnight on Monday, Jan. 25. Package One includes roundtrip international air JFK to Johannesburg on Emirates Airlines including airline taxes; airport transfers on arrival and departure; five nights' accommodation at Stay Easy Eastgate Hotel; one FIFA World Cup Team USA Match Ticket (Category 3), U.S. vs. England on June 12; Match Day transfer to Rustenburg Stadium, roundtrip; daily breakfast at hotel; services of Destination Southern Africa Staff; and 24-hour support in South Africa during trip. The price is $3,195 per person double occupancy. Package Two includes roundtrip international air JFK to Johannesburg on Emirates Airlines including airline taxes; airport transfers on arrival and departure; five nights' accommodation at Garden Court Eastgate Hotel; one FIFA World Cup Team USA Match Ticket (Category 3), U.S. vs. England on June 12; Match Day transfer to Rustenburg Stadium, roundtrip; daily breakfast at hotel; services of Destination Southern Africa Staff; and 24-hour support in South Africa during trip. The price is $3,495 per person sharing double occupancy. Children under the age of 18 sharing a room with two adults pay $2,495 per child. A maximum of two children can share with two adults. To reserve a space, contact Adrian Bodington at Adrian@myafricavacation.com , Eliot Dash at Eliot@myafricavacation.com, Shannon Stevens at Shannon@myafricavacation.com or Terry von Guilleaume at Terry@myafricavacation.com . For more information, visit www.destinationworldcup .com or www.myafricavacation.com. Jan 21, 2010

Emirates Airlines

Emirates Airline, the biggest customer for Airbus' A380 aircraft, Thursday said it plans to redeploy the superjumbo on its New York service during the second-half of the year after pulling it off the route last June. "It remains our intention to reinstate the A380 on the DXB-JFK route in the second half of the year," a spokesperson told Zawya Dow Jones. Emirates, which took delivery of its eighth A380 earlier this month, started flying the double-decker aircraft to New York late 2008, but pulled the superjumbo from the route months later due to falling passenger demand. The carrier now flies the superjumbo to Toronto, London Heathrow, Paris, Seoul, Bangkok, Sydney and Auckland. It will start A380...

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