Emirates is a Dubai based airline that has its main operating hub situated at the Dubai International Airport. It is the largest airline in the Middle East in terms of passenger traffic and fleet size. The carrier operates scheduled flights to more than 148 cities across 6 continents. Emirates offers 3 classes of service – First, Business and Economy.
Emirates’ First Class features private suites which come with comfortable seats that can be converted into fully flat beds. First Class flyers can also enjoy other luxurious facilities like shower spa, personal dining service, exotic collection of liquor and much more. The ones who are flying via the Business Class are provided flat bed seats, collection of gourmet dishes, personal mini-bar and many other facilities. Economy Class passengers, too, enjoy fantastic on-board services. They are offered comfortable seats with ample legroom, superior recline, in-seat power, massager and more. In terms of in-flight entertainment, Emirates offers more than 2000 channels which broadcast blockbuster movies, television programs, and much more.
Emirates flies to most of the major business and leisure destinations in the world including:
- Los Angeles
- New York
- Abu Dhabi
Flying from the UK
Emirates flies from many key airports in the UK including London Heathrow, Birmingham, Glasgow and Manchester.
Business and First Class passengers are allowed to carry two hand bags free of charge provided the weight for each bag doesn’t exceed seven kg. The hand baggage limit for Economy Class passengers is one bag weighing up to seven kg. The free checked baggage allowance limit offered by Emirates is 30 kg for Economy Class, 40 kg for Business Class and 50 kg for First Class.
Other Services & Facilities
Check-in: From web and mobile check-in to airport check-in, Emirates certainly offers many options for travellers. Web check-in time begins 24 hours in advance and ends 90 minutes before the flight’s scheduled departure.
Frequent Flyer Program: Emirates Skywards is the frequent flyer program of the airline. Under this program, passengers are awarded frequent flyer miles for every flight booked. Passengers can also earn these miles by using the services of any of the airline’s partners like hotels, car rental agencies and shopping stores. These frequent flyer miles make you eligible for various rewards like flight tickets, holidays, discounts and more.
Lounges: Emirates has world class lounges spread across all major airports in the world. While you wait for your flight, you can relax in these lounges, and enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks.