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Latest Emirates sale runs until Jan. 13

DUBAI — A new seat sale from Emirates offers discounted fares from Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna, Calgary and Edmonton via Seattle with a connection on Alaska Airlines.

The promotion runs until Jan. 13 for travel between Jan. 14 – Nov. 23 and completed on or before Nov. 30.

All-inclusive economy class fares with Emirates and Alaska Airlines start at $1,199 to Dubai and the Middle East, $1,349 to the South Asian sub-continent and $1,399 to the Far East or Africa.

Popular destinations include Delhi for $1,378; Amman for $1,387; Beirut for $1,402; Dhaka for $1,472; Singapore for $1545; and Colombo for $1,590.

“We know that many Canadians have begun thinking about their travel plans and aspirations for 2016, and we are pleased to add a little more inspiration and incentive to help turn those plans and dreams into reality,” said Rob Gurney, Emirates’ Senior Vice President North America.

Emirates flies to 140 cities in 80 countries. See emirates.com/ca.