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Emirates Airlines forced to back down........

Old Jul 22nd 2013, 9:50 am
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Default Emirates Airlines forced to back down........

........ well, sort of...........

http://blogs.wsj.com/middleeast/2013...ntract-clause/
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Old Jul 28th 2013, 6:16 am
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They wanted to tell the UK Government which foreign governments it can deal with and also prevent them from criticising the rulers of the UAE?

Were they out of their minds? Who do they think they are exactly?

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Default Re: Emirates Airlines forced to back down........

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They wanted to tell the UK Government which foreign governments it can deal with and also prevent them from criticising the rulers of the UAE?

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Old Jul 28th 2013, 6:35 am
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Default Re: Emirates Airlines forced to back down........

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They wanted to tell the UK Government which foreign governments it can deal with and also prevent them from criticising the rulers of the UAE?

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Reminds me when Swissair started flying to Riyadh. The Pious Ones wanted the Swiss to change the décor of the fleet because it incoporated a cross ! (Swiss national flag !)
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In Kinokoya (sp) bookshop in Dubai Mall over the weekend and they had a map of the world displayed and yes there was a wee sticker over the word Israel.
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