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Emirate Airlines has been sold to Bharain!

Old Nov 22nd 2008, 6:48 pm
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Default Emirate Airlines has been sold to Bharain!

A friend of mine who has worked on all the Networks in T3 has told me today that Mr Maktoum had approached the Bahrain Royals for some money, they turned round and said ok, but we want Emirates Airline and apparently that's exactly what they got.

Has anyone else heard anything similar?

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A friend of mine who has worked on all the Networks in T3 has told me today that Mr Maktoum had approached the Bharain Royals for some money, they turned round and said ok, but we want Emirates Airline and apparently that's exactly what they got.

Has anyone else heard anything similar?

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Anything similar? Yes - I've heard that Princess Diana was the illegitimate love child of JFK............ this is about as likely as your story.
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Old Nov 22nd 2008, 7:37 pm
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Anything similar? Yes - I've heard that Princess Diana was the illegitimate love child of JFK............ this is about as likely as your story.
I'm not saying it's true, purely something I heard, don't shoot the messenger.

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I heard that 50% of it may be sold
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A little bird told me that 51% of it was sold to the Al Nahyan's on thursday.....
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A little bird told me that 51% of it was sold to the Al Nahyan's on thursday.....
if its true, the sale of dubai silverware is underway.

Could I offer 1,000dhs for the Burj Al Arab?
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Could I offer 1,000dhs for the Burj Al Arab?
Have you considered the maintenance bill?
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Default Re: Emirate Airlines has been sold to Bharain!

Originally Posted by Bison View Post
A friend of mine who has worked on all the Networks in T3 has told me today that Mr Maktoum had approached the Bahrain Royals for some money, they turned round and said ok, but we want Emirates Airline and apparently that's exactly what they got.

Has anyone else heard anything similar?

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What exactly do you mean by "all the Networks in T3"...it means zilch to me.
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What exactly do you mean by "all the Networks in T3"...it means zilch to me.
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come on LH, duuuhhh?
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come on LH, duuuhhh?
Why didn't the joker say what he means. Just too damned lazy...duhhh? It really pisses me off when people use initials for work related things ...as if we all work in the same field.
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Why didn't the joker say what he means. Just too damned lazy...duhhh? It really pisses me off when people use initials for work related things ...as if we all work in the same field.
I work in publishing mate and it seemed pretty obvious
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Default Re: Emirate Airlines has been sold to Bharain!

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if its true, the sale of dubai silverware is underway.

Could I offer 1,000dhs for the Burj Al Arab?
Too late, that's already owned by Abu Dhabi.........
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A little bird told me that 51% of it was sold to the Al Nahyan's on thursday.....
I heard it was sold two weeks ago. Seriously.

But I haven't heard anything from a remotely credible source. Emirates is probably the last asset they will sell off.
 
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Default Re: Emirate Airlines has been sold to Bharain!

THE ACTUAL TRUTH !!!!

Sheikh Mo approached Sheikh Khalifa for a loan & part of the loan was a guarentee that if it wasnt paid back Abu Dhabi would get both Emirates airline & Port Rashid. This was REFUSED by Sheikh Mo but both parties are still in negotiation
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THE ACTUAL TRUTH !!!!

Sheikh Mo approached Sheikh Khalifa for a loan & part of the loan was a guarentee that if it wasnt paid back Abu Dhabi would get both Emirates airline & Port Rashid. This was REFUSED by Sheikh Mo but both parties are still in negotiation
Ok, 2,000dhs. But i want JBH thrown in for that much as well.
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