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    Emirates predicts another busy weekend ahead as traveller numbers peak since pandemic times

    The post Emirates predicts another busy weekend ahead as traveller numbers peak since pandemic times appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Emirates is expecting high passenger volumes to pass through Terminal 3 at Dubai International this weekend, 16-17 July, as traveller numbers reach among their highest levels since the pandemic began. With added safety measures and COVID-19 travel requirement checks in place, travellers may encounter longer than expected waiting times at Emirates check-in counters. Customers starting their journey from Dubai are encouraged to physically check-in & drop their bags early to avoid long wait times. Fliers can check-in for their flights up to 24 hours before departure,…

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    Frequent flyers plan to fly six times in next year. Is the travel industry ready?

    The post Frequent flyers plan to fly six times in next year. Is the travel industry ready? appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. New research released by Collinson’s Priority Pass has revealed that pre-pandemic frequent flyers are ready to get back on a plane, claiming they expect to fly nearly six times in the next 12 months. Compared with pre-COVID averages of almost 10 flights per year, this represents a 61% recovery compared with 2019 travel. The global survey analyses the opinions of over 46,000 members of the company’s Priority Pass programme, and reveals that leisure travel will make up more than half of trips (55%) taken…