BA says Dubai fifth popular destination

DUBAI - Dubai has emerged as the top fifth destination with New York leading in popularity. Other cities include Miami, Los Angeles and Hong Kong.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Fri 24 Dec 2004, 12:55 PM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 11:49 AM

Thousands of jet-setters will be enjoying shopping in Dubai, flying across the Atlantic to New York, a romantic weekend in Paris or visiting family in Manchester as British Airways reveals the Christmas season's most popular destinations.

Commenting on the popularity of Dubai, Debbie Frampton, British Airways' manager, UAE, explains, “Our regular 19 weekly flights from Dubai provide the best service with attractive promotions catering to various customer demands. This makes British Airways a popular choice for passengers.’’

It's also the busiest Christmas on record for British Airways World Cargo as it will carry 500 tonnes more than forecast. The majority is made up of Christmas 'goodies' ranging from exotic fruits to DVDs.

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