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Emirates 5th Freedom routes to Europe are back baby!
One of the cooler ways to fly Emirates is between the US and Europe on their 5th freedom routes. They are back baybayyyy. Starting June 1st, 2021 you’ll be able to fly Emirates between the US and Europe. Don’t forget that when you fly roundtrip you get access to “Flex” pricing and that drops Emirates first class down to 135k points roundtrip between EWR and ATH. That is a screaming good deal. These are operated by older 777s, but it’s still an incredible deal.
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Emirates Newark to Athens back on June 1st
First Class space is avail for at least 1 person for 135k and about $165 roundtrip
It would have this first class
JFK to MXP is back on the schedule
Note that this route used to be served by an A380, but will also be serviced by a 777. No First Class space that I could find, but plenty of business class. And a damn good price if you ask me. 107,500 points Roundtrip
I haven’t personally flown on Emirates 777 business class, but it doesn’t offer all aisle access and the seats aren’t 100% lie flat. But..for less than a 7 hour flight where you may not sleep anyways – it’s a pretty awesome deal.
Overall – it’s pretty exciting to see these 5th Freedom Flights back on the schedule
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