10 thoughts on “In Dubai on my way to SFO

  1. skljdlksdj Monday June 14, 2010 / 9:46 am

    emirates is the safest airline….wink wink

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  2. pravesh Monday June 14, 2010 / 11:17 am

    Atanu

    Flying to SFO is always a pain (coach or no coach). I prefer taking an AA flight to Chicago and then domestic to SFO/San Jose.

    Pravesh

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  3. larissa Monday June 14, 2010 / 4:35 pm

    The last time I flew Emirates air (in the eighties) it was a very luxurioius airlines–these people have plenty of oil $$ so they were not running the airlines for profit but for show it seemed to me back then. Probably that is changed now. The last time I was on it, they served champagne and good meals even in economy class which resembled more business class in other airlines….But perhaps that has changed now!

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  4. dodo Tuesday June 15, 2010 / 6:53 am

    Emirates is probably the best bet if you are flying Economy! BTW, the service is much better ( better quality wine) in the Duba-SFO leg than in the Mumbai-Dubai leg.

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  5. Jan Krol Wednesday June 16, 2010 / 5:18 pm

    why does a successful ‘for-the-poor-people person’ hate to fly second class and why is that similar to successful bankers?

    by the way – Atanu – on my blog I copied a part of your blog into the post: “Investment research concludes: First Debug the Child” disappeared already in the May Archive”. You might want to have a look: http://visualteach.blogspot.com

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  6. Atanu Dey Wednesday June 16, 2010 / 7:40 pm

    Hi Jan:

    I don’t know who you are referring to as the “for-the-poor-people” in your comment. Do tell.

    About the “disappeared already in May” — what disappeared?

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  7. Atanu Dey Wednesday June 16, 2010 / 7:41 pm

    Hi Pravesh:

    I have never thought about arriving in Chicago. The next time I will check it out. Thanks.

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  8. Atanu Dey Wednesday June 16, 2010 / 7:43 pm

    Larissa:

    I had heard a lot about Emirates and decided to check them out. The service was nothing to write home about. The inflight entertainment system in coach was good (although I don’t generally end up using those.)

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  9. Soniya Wednesday June 16, 2010 / 5:04 pm

    Hi Atanu,
    Are you going to make a stop at Pittsburgh during your road trip? I would love to meet up with you if you have time.
    Thanks,
    Soniya

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  10. kautilya Thursday June 17, 2010 / 5:55 am

    Hi Atanu,

    Is Chicago on your list?

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