Emirates was recognized as the best airline in the world by Skytrax, the leading consumer aviation site for 2016. The Dubai-based airline was awarded at the recently concluded Farnborough Air Show. The emirate was honored for the fourth time in 15 years. The airline launched a winning strategy in 2013. This year the airline sits down with Qatar Airways to get the honor.
What makes Emirates special?
When it comes to the Middle East, everything is stunning and a spell of class and luxury, the same goes for Emirates. From the design form of the crew and support staff to the food and beverages on board, Emirates differs by all criteria compared to other airlines.
The amenities that make Emirates special are:
Private Suites – On Emirates flights the hotel has rooms with private space for the comfort, convenience and relaxation of passengers.
Shower spas – No matter if you are traveling for business or leisure, spas with showers will allow you to sit back and prepare for your destination.
Exclusive board rooms – If you have ever visited any salon of the Emirates airport, you will know why it was recognized as the best. The salons have spas, buffets, relaxing beds and sofas and more so you can exercise until you board a flight to the Emirates.
In flight Wi-Fi – Wi-Fi is a must for any modern airline, and both Emirates can stay behind. It is one of the first airlines to offer Wi-Fi on all its short, medium and long haul flights.
In-flight entertainment – ICE is an in-flight entertainment system for the Emirates. Passengers will love the wide selection of entertainment options. There are more than 2,500 channels of movies, TV shows, music programs and online games to choose from in several languages. The ice digital screen also has a wide selection of subtitles. Passengers are allowed to create their own personal playlist throughout the journey.
World class kitchen – A selection of food from around the world that would define your meal in flight – yes, it’s something that can accurately describe what the Emirates food and beverage section can offer. On board the flight of the Emirates you can find everything from caviar to salmon and fine wine.
These are just onboard services, but Emirates services are not limited to this. The airline also takes care of its passengers on the ground. It offers transfer from the airport, car rental and limousines also on request for unimpeded transport to the airport.
Middle Eastern airlines have set standards for airlines around the world and time for others to step up and join the competition. Such competitiveness will only amuse flights for travelers like us.