Etihad and Emirates are Offering Special Airline Meals and Other Facilities to Passengers During Ramadan



The Holy month of Ramadan has already begun and so has the observance of fasts among Muslims around the world. This is the time when most people return to their loved ones to pray and fast together or even to be home for Eid-Al-Fitr. And to make Ramadan travel hassle-free for passengers, premier airlines such as Etihad and Emirates are going the extra mile to accommodate fasting passengers. Travelers will not just get special airline meals or Iftar boxes but can enjoy various other inflight Ramadan offerings. 

Iftar Meals Onboard 

Etihad Airways premium class passengers can relish lentil soup, lamb and date meatballs, warm umm ali dessert in their special Iftar box. Economy class passengers will enjoy Arabic mezze, braised lamb as Iftar special snacks. They will also get Vimto mousse with khabeesa for dessert. Iftar bags will also be provided for those breaking their fast just before or after landing.

Emirates will also provide special Ramadan meal boxes to passengers breaking their fast across all cabin classes to select destinations. The bespoke Ramadan boxes include savory bites, sandwiches, sweet treats, dates, and laban. Complimentary Iftar boxes will also be offered at select boarding gates during Iftar time.

Ramadan Offerings at Premium Lounges

If you are flying with Etihad Airways and looking to find an ‘Iftar box near me’, Etihad has got you covered. As Etihad Airways believes in providing indulgence in tradition, the airline will feature special Ramadan refreshments at Abu Dhabi, London Heathrow, Washington DC and New York lounges. Guests will enjoy rich Iftar special airline meals with Arabic delights like harira soup, lobster machbous ravioli, chicken biryani, and other authentic desserts.

If you are traveling through cheap business class flights to India from USA via Dubai, Emirates is leaving no stone unturned to make your Ramadan trip seamless. Emirates lounges at Dubai International Airport shall serve traditional Arabic sweets, dates, and coffee during Ramadan. Both first and business class lounges will offer a menu with Iftar special snacks such as Arabic mezze, chicken kabsa, etc. Kunafa and a variety of other desserts will also be available.

Special Entertainment Programs

Keeping in mind the religious significance of Ramadan, Etihad Airways has come up with special inflight entertainment options for flyers who are fasting. Etihad’s E-BOX offers Ramadan programming, religious content, and shows like Rehlat Haya, Chef Bil Bait, and El Dunia Ramadan series. Apart from this, Emirates uses a unique tool to calculate accurate Imsak/Sehar and Iftar timings. This is accurately based on the flight’s location. Passengers are officially informed of the Iftar time by the captain when the sun sets.

Premier airline Emirates is also providing a Ramadan special onboard experience to flyers during Ramadan. Emirates Ice features religious content, series, dramas, and shows like Rehlet Hayat, Qawafel Al Samaa, and AB Talks. The Holy Qur’an is also available on ice.

Emirates and Etihad Airlines are amongst the carriers embracing the spiritual significance of Ramadan by offering a diverse range of culinary delights, entertainment programs, and thoughtful services. Fasting passengers can look forward to a pleasant and enriching travel experience during this sacred month.

If you are looking forward to spending the Holy month of Ramadan with your loved ones or flying back to your home for Eid-Al-Fitr, you can book Indian Eagle plane tickets. You will get the best airfare and uninterrupted customer support so you can travel worry-free. 

As a Ramadan flyer, what are you most excited about? What are your thoughts on Etihad and Emirates offering special airline meals for Ramadan? Comment below and let us know if you have experienced Ramdan services in premium Etihad and Emirates lounges.

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