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Emirates goes ecotourist

Emirates is moving into the niche market of ecotourism with development of the Al Maha resort In the Dubai desert. The airline has been designated as owner, developer arid management company of the new resort by the Crown Prince of Dubai. The site is located approximately 45 min from Dubai International Airport and is expected to be completed by January, 1999.

The airline also has purchased the Matsushita 2000E n-flight entertainment and telecommunications systems to upgrade its Boeing 777s and Airbus A330-200s The systems will use larger infrared PVS screens that are 10. …

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