Emirates Calls Out Delta Over Their Dubai Claims

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    On Sunday I wrote about how Delta is cutting frequencies on their Atlanta to Dubai flight this winter. Presently Delta operates daily Boeing 777-200LR flights between Atlanta and Dubai, though as of later this year they'll be cut to 4-5 weekly. What's to blame for the frequency cut? Likely a strong US dollar and low oil prices. Delta is cutting international capacity significantly given weak demand from foreigners traveling to the US. The explanation for this frequency reduction should really be "the global economy," which is the same reason they're cutting frequencies to Japan, Brazil, etc. But that doesn't really fit all that well into Delta's agenda. Delta of course used this to take a cheap shot at the evil, government-owned and subisized Middle Eastern carriers, claiming they're the reason that Delta can't even sustain once daily service to Dubai: The post Emirates Calls Out Delta Over Their Dubai Claims appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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