Founded in 1985, Emirates Airlines is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and is a subsidiary of the Emirates Group. It is one of the top airlines in the world, functioning with the motto – “From Dubai to destinations around the world.” Also one of the largest airlines in the Middle East, it operates an approximate 3,600 flights per week from the Dubai International Airport to more than an average of 152 cities in 72 countries across 6 continents.
Emirates is also one of the largest operators of the Airbus A380, one of the largest widebody airplanes ever built. It also largely operates the Boeing 777. At a cost of about $4.5 billion, Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport was built for the use of Emirates exclusively. Reportedly, the countries with maximum number of airports served by Emirates Airlines are the USA – 13, India – 10, China, Pakistan and UK – 6, and Australia – 5. Indian Eagle books flights with Emirates to various cities in India on a regular basis.
‘Skywards’ is a frequent flier program by Emirates that has garnered much praise. By subscribing to this program, you can collect miles in the form of rewards and use them for future travel. One can collect miles and get an upgrade on their next flight. The miles are valid for upto 3 years, giving you the option of collecting them for a longer time to save for something special.
Rated by fliers as one of the most luxurious airlines, Emirates has a string of first class facilities it provides on board. Highly acclaimed for its top notch services, flying first class in Emirates has been likened to “a mini room in a five-star hotel” by some fliers.
Flying business class in Emirates A380 is also a luxurious experience. The seats are massive and with direct access to the aisles. Storage place is aplenty along the fuselage of the plane, making it convenient to store anything from headphones to laptops.
The concept of first class suite was pioneered by Emirates back in 2003, when it upped its game by introducing private cabins on long haul flights out of Dubai (such as to New York and Sydney). With facilities like a gigantic armchair that converts into a bed should you need it, to mini-bar and personal wardrobe, flying Emirates is like dream. There are sliding doors and a work station that serves also as a makeup table. Luxuries of a five-star room are made available to you 35,000 feet up in the air.
There are a variety of options offered when it comes to dining on an Emirates flights. Passengers are given menus with various types of meals to choose from. There is a western-type of menu, along with Middle-Eastern and Asian types as well. Fliers with dietary issues can order from their strictly vegetarian section, whereas meals as per religious requirements of people such as vegetarian for Jains and Halal for Muslims are also served.
Book discounted Emirate flights via Indian Eagle today and enjoy the glorious comforts the airline has to offer.