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Rise of the Emirates as an Airline Traffic Hub

Australia's Quantas Airlines has ditched its 17-year alliance with British Airways to partner with Emirates Airline.

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That means its twice-daily 'kangaroo route' from Sydney to London will stop in Dubai instead of Singapore.

Lisa Mullins speaks with Tom Hall, the London Editor for Lonely Planet about the growth of the Emirates as the preferred stopover in long-haul flights.