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Australian Jews seek reassurance on Qantas-Emirates deal
Haaretz ^ | Nov.13, 2012 | Dan Goldberg

Posted on 11/13/2012 2:10:26 AM PST by ilcenter

Sydney – A new partnership between Australia's national airline Qantas and Emirates Airlines is causing turbulence in the company's relations with the Jewish community, prompted by fears for the safety of Jews and Israelis who purchase seats on the "Flying Kangaroo."

The 10-year deal, announced in September, will mean Dubai will now replace Singapore as the major hub and layover spot for customers flying to and from Europe.

As part of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai prohibits Israeli passport holders from entering its territory. The UAE and Israel do not have formal diplomatic relations.

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TOPICS: Australia/New Zealand; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: airlines; dubai; emirates; israel; qantas

1 posted on 11/13/2012 2:10:46 AM PST by ilcenter
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To: ilcenter

$audi Money.
$audi money. $audi Money.

They will buy you in the end.

2 posted on 11/13/2012 3:38:36 AM PST by Flintlock (PARANOIA--means having all the facts.)
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