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Update: It seems that SkyTeam partners Alitalia and Delta have matched Emirates’ fares on flights between JFK and Milan. Like the Emirates sale, flights are available through November 2017, excluding summer travel.

Emirates is currently running a fare sale on many routes from the US. We’re seeing the best deals on the airline’s nonstops from New York-JFK — with flights to Milan (MXP) starting at just $492 round-trip, and to Dubai (DXB) from $692 round-trip — though discounted flights are available from other cities as well.

Emirates has included many more destinations in this sale, such as Beirut (BEY), Mumbai (BOM) and Singapore (SIN), just to name a few. The sale runs through next Wednesday (December 28) and is valid for travel from January 16 through November 2, 2017 (excluding summer travel). Although you won’t be flying Emirates first class on the A380, economy isn’t bad either, as Jennifer Aniston experienced in a humorous commercial.

Airline: Emirates
Route: JFK to MXP, DXB
Cost: $492+ round-trip in economy
Dates: January 16 – November 2, 2017 (excluding June through August travel)
Booking Link: Emirates
Pay With: American Express Platinum Card (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige (5x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

New York (JFK) to Milan (MXP) for $492 round-trip:

New York (JFK) to Dubai (DXB) for $692 round-trip:

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Platinum Card (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express Premier Rewards Gold or Citi Prestige (5x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

Featured image of Milan by Getty Images.

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