Emirates is a flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates. It is based in Dubai and owned by the government of Dubai. Emirates Flights main routes include the Far East and Australia as well as Europe and the USA. It has a fleet of over 230 aircraft and flies to over 140 destinations in more than 80 countries. A partnership with Australia’s Qantas Airlines aims to provide a seamless international and Australian network. The airline’s target is to cover a global network and it identifies modern aircraft design, exceptional service and the best in-flight entertainment as its trademarks.
If your seat is in economy class on an Emirates flight, you can still expect an excellent range of services. Five-course meals come as standard and you will have the choice of the complete range of complimentary drinks including aperitifs, spirits, beers and a choice of red and white wines (except on flights to Saudi Arabia). Champagne is also available but it has to be paid for. The in-flight entertainment is Emirates’ award-winning ICE package (information, communications and entertainment) which has a huge choice of film, TV and information channels. There are children’s services to keep kids entertained and relaxed. On a flight with Emirates, if you are travelling with children you will be offered free buggies in the airport, priority boarding, nappy changing tables and a bassinet for babies on board. Dedicated children’s in-flight entertainment includes Disney favourites, top kids' TV shows and popular cartoons.
Business-class passengers on Emirates flights also have complimentary chauffeur-driven airport transfers and the same business and first-class airport lounges. Flat-bed seats recline fully for a good night’s rest on all of the A380 aircraft and most Boeing 777s in the fleet. In other aircraft head surrounds provide privacy. You can continue to work, courtesy of the Wi-Fi and laptop power outlets and a side table with computer space. As in first class, meals are served on Royal Doulton bone china plates and come with recommendations of suitable wines to accompany them, and there is unlimited choice from the free bar. As a business-class passenger on a flight with Emirates Airlines, you also have use of the lounge bar so you can stroll or chat in relaxed surroundings. Both first and business-class passengers get a fast-track card to speed progress through immigration at most airports
On Emirates Airlines flights, as a first-class passenger you are offered a private suite with sliding doors for privacy, a personal mini-bar and a fully reclining flat bed. You have a vanity table and mirror and a shower spa with luxury toiletries. Dining is à la carte, with snacks and drinks available at all times. In-flight entertainment consists of a choice of 2,000 channels of news, movies and TV, and there is Wi-Fi and computer power outlets. For first and business-class passengers on A380 Emirates flights there is a lounge bar for more convivial entertainment. You can stretch your legs, meet and chat to other passengers and select canapés and drinks. Before your flight with Emirates, there are complimentary chauffeur-driven airport transfers in more than 70 cities, and exclusive lounges where you can select from a gourmet buffet, à la carte meals, a fresh juice bar or indulge in a spa massage.