Dubai, UAE, 28 July 2020 – Emirates’ unmatched First Class travel experience was given double honours at the 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice awards for Airlines, winning the World’s Best First Class award as well as Middle East’s Best First Class. Emirates has topped the First Class category every year since the awards was launched in 2017 –making this its 4th consecutive win.
The airline also secured its spot as the Top 10 airlines in the world and clinched several other awards including Best Economy Class – Middle East and the overall Travelers' Choice Major Airline honour for the Middle East. Tripadvisor has awarded the world’s top carriers based on the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for airlines by Tripadvisor flyers, gathered over a 12-month period.
Emirates’ First Class experience has defined premium travel introducing product innovations like private suites, the in-flight Shower Spa, the Onboard Lounge and many other industry firsts. While service has been temporarily modified with the gradual re-opening of borders over summer, travelling First Class on Emirates remains a luxurious affair.
Since July 1, Emirates’ premium customers have once again been enjoying the airline’s signature Chauffeur Drive service (CDS) and airport lounge at its Dubai hub. On board, customers continue to enjoy privacy in Emirates’ First Class Suites with the assurance of the highest levels of hygiene. Customers in First Class can dine on demand and order a la carte multi-course meals created by a team of international chefs.
Across all cabin classes, customers enjoy award winning levels of comfort and care when travelling with Emirates, from the warm hospitality of its multinational cabin crew, to having access to an expansive entertainment catalogue of over 4,500 of on demand channels.
Emirates has also resumed Wi-Fi services on board with complimentary unlimited messaging in First and Business Class for Skywards members and for Skywards Gold members in Economy. Platinum members can enjoy free Wi-Fi in every travel class throughout the flight. More information on Wi-Fi plans can be found here.
Network: Emirates currently serves over 60 cities, with safe and convenient connections via its Dubai hub for customers travelling between the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Asia Pacific.
Dubai is Open: Customers from Emirates’ network can stop over or travel to Dubai as the city re-opens for international business and leisure visitors. Visitors to Dubai should hold an international travel insurance policy covering Covid-19 for the duration of their stay. For more information on entry requirements for international visitors to Dubai: www.emirates.com/flytoDubai
Health and safety: Emirates has implemented a comprehensive set of measures at every step of the customer journey to ensure the safety of its customers and employees on the ground and in the air, including the distribution of complimentary hygiene kits containing masks, gloves, hand sanitiser and antibacterial wipes to all customers. For more information on these measures and the services available on each flight, visit: www.emirates.com/yoursafety
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