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Transtasman Bonus for Emirates’ Europe Earlybirds

News Release
18 January 2008

Transtasman Bonus for Emirates’ Europe Earlybirds

Emirates has released further Earlybird fares to its 22 European destinations, starting from $2079 return, with a bonus return trip across the Tasman as an added attraction.

Travellers who join Emirates’ free-membership frequent flyer club, Skywards, and complete a Europe round-trip on their Earlybird fare, will earn a trans-Tasman return trip redemption ticket through Skywards (the bonus ticket does not include taxes).

Emirates’fares to Europe are fully inclusive of ticketed taxes, surcharges and levies applicable as at January 14, but do not include the airport departure fee at Auckland or Christchurch. The fares are available online only at

Ticket sales will run from today until March 3. The minimum Europe stay will be 10 days and the maximum will be four months. Other conditions apply.

Emirates is offering fares from as low as $2079 to Venice and $2195 to London from Auckland.

Low-season travel can be commenced between January 23 and March 31 or between October 1 and November 30. Earlybird fares are also available for other seasons.

Emirates flies its wide-bodied aircraft four times daily from New Zealand to Dubai and beyond, via Australia, offering full service, meals and wine in First, Business and Economy class on all flights. Most services also have Emirates' award-winning 'ice' inflight system, providing more than 600 channels of information, communication and entertainment.


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