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Emirates airline launches fare holding scheme

Emirates Airlines.
Emirates Airlines. Image by Roderick Eime / CC BY 2.0

Emirates have announced their latest website feature Hold My Fare which allows customers to reserve their preferred flights at competitive rates for up to 48 hours. Customers are charged a small fee for the reservation which is then returned once the purchase is made. The scheme, available to customers in selected markets and the UAE, will allow customers to reserve the best flights before finalising their travel plans. Thierry Antinori, executive vice president and chief commercial officer at Emirates said, ‘we are providing our customers added flexibility to firm up their travel plans at their own pace’.  Read more: arabianbusiness.com