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Photos: Emirates breaks world record for flying most nationalities on one flight

Published on November 29, 2019 at 13.32

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Emirates made history today as its one-off Year of Tolerance flight EK 2019 took to the skies with 500 people from around 150 nationalities - all dressed in their traditional attire. Photos by Shihab/KT

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The flight broke the record for the most nationalities on an aircraft.

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The minimum requirement for the record was 75 nationalities, and Emirates flight EK2019 set a new Guinness World record on Friday by having people from 145 nationalities on board the special flight.

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The flight broke the record for the most nationalities on an aircraft.

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The A380 commissioned for this flight has been decorated with a colourful and bespoke ‘Year of Tolerance’ livery, showcasing a panorama of people from diverse backgrounds and cultures holding hands, celebrating the UAE’s message of multiculturalism. The illustrations adorn both sides of the aircraft.

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UAE residents could spot the special two-hour flight that flew across all the seven emirates of the UAE from different emirates.

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The fight brings together the multi-cultural communities of the UAE.

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UAE residents could spot the special two-hour flight that flew across all the seven emirates of the UAE from different emirates.

 
 
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