Emirates is an international airline. It is the largest airline in, and also the flag carrier of, the United Arab Emirates. Based in Garhoud, Dubai, the airline is a subsidiary of The Emirates Group, which is owned by the government of Dubai's Investment Corporation of Dubai. It is also the largest airline in the Middle East, operating over 3,600 flights per week from its hub at Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport before the COVID-19 pandemic. It operates to more than 150 cities in 80 countries across six continents through its fleet of nearly 300 aircraft. Cargo activities are undertaken by Emirates SkyCargo.
Emirates In-Flight Amenities
Emirates' "ICE" system (which stands for Information, Communication, Entertainment) allows passengers to keep up with the news, send emails, and browse over 1,800 channels of movies, games, and television throughout every flight.
Children flying Emirates receive extra care and attention onboard. There is bassinet, Disney shows, movies, interactive games, special meals, toy-filled goodies and lot more to make their experience fun-packed.
A collection of 1800+ movie channels, TV shows, audio channels and games are available for the passengers.
Wi-Fi onboard is a facility available to all the passengers flying Emirates. Surf internet, visit your favorite sites, get news updates or play online games, fast net connectivity will keep you connected with the outside world.
Emirates Classes of Service
Business class on Boeing 777-200LRs and Boeing 777-300ERs feature seats with a 1.5-metre-long (60 in) pitch that recline to 2-metre-long (79 in), angled lie-flat beds. Amenities include massage function, privacy partition, winged headrest with six-way movement, two individual reading lights and an overhead light per seat, in-seat power supply, USB Ports and an RCA socket for laptop connection, over 600 channels of entertainment on ICE, shown on a 23 in-wide (58 cm) HD TV screen.
Premium Economy Class
Currently, only one Airbus A380 aircraft in Emirates' fleet has a Premium Economy Class on board, the cabin is also set to be introduced alongside the delivery of Emirates' first Boeing 777X (around 2025). These seats are also set to be fitted on the airline's Boeing 777-300ERs. As of December 2020 it has now been officially announced by Tim Clark, Emirates CEO, that the Premium Economy cabins will be equipped with the Recaro PL3530 seats.
Emirates Economy class offers a 79–81-centimetre-long (31–32 in) seat pitch on Airbus aircraft and 86 cm (34 in) on Boeing aircraft and standard seat width (except on the Boeing 777 fleet). Emirates has ten seats per row on its Boeing 777 fleet. The seat features adjustable headrests, a 3000 channel ICE In-Flight-Entertainment and in-seat laptop power-outlets on newer aircraft and laptop recharging facilities in galleys in older aircraft. There is additional recline on A380 Economy class seats.
Emirates Web Check-In
Online Check-in facility is available in Emirates from 24 hours to 45 minutes before the flight departure. By check-in online the boarding pass can be obtained from the comfort of home or anywhere leading to a hassle free, time saving check in process.
Dubai-based Emirates is a classic example of a hub airline. Unless you are flying to or from Dubai, they do very little point-to-point travel. Instead, the airline uses Dubai Airport to take passengers off one plane and feed them onto another.
Emirates Most Popular Routes
Beijing, New Delhi, Brisbane, Frankfurt, Harare, Hong Kong