Fly round-trip from L.A. to Dubai for $699; Bangkok or Nairobi, Kenya, for $899 with this airfare sale

If you’re looking for your first travel deal of the new year, check out Emirates airline’s airfare sale on now. The cheapest seats go to countries in the Middle East — $699 round-trip from Los Angeles to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and $789 round-trip L.A. to Doha, Qatar — and more than 60 destinations...