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UAE Flight Services Disruptions Continue

Flight services to and from the UAE were disrupted for the third consecutive day because of heavy snow and bad weather in many parts of United States and Europe.   Thousands of passengers have been left stranded at their airport gates.

An American passenger explained in an email – “The weather is bad in NY. The flight is delayed.  We will see what happens.”   The passenger was scheduled to depart on an Emirates Airline flight EK 202 from JFK International Airport last night and arrive in Dubai today at 8:30 in the evening.
 

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