Emirates’ ultra-luxurious First Class offering is now more delicious than ever.
Passengers paying for the top-tier ticket with the Middle East airline can now enjoy unlimited caviar, served with a mother-of-pearl spoon and paired with Dom Perignon vintage champagne.
The new benefit is part of Emirates’ £1.6 billion (US$2 billion) investment to “enhance the customer experience on board”, with other new first-class offerings including a “cinema snack menu”. passengers with treats like salted popcorn, lobster rolls, and on-demand sliders while watching movies.
Passengers paying for a first-class ticket with Emirates can now enjoy unlimited caviar, served with a mother-of-pearl spoon and paired with Dom Perignon champagne
Emirates has invested £1.6 billion ($2 billion) to improve service across the board. Above is a look inside the first class cabin
Other new First Class offerings include a “movie snack menu” (above) that allows passengers to order salted popcorn, lobster rolls and sliders on request
Other dishes that first-class travelers can now expect include seared salmon trout with Creole rice and seared duck breast with steamed broccolini and fondant potatoes.
In terms of meatless options, vegan menus have been upgraded to offer “handmade gourmet” dishes as main courses like pan-fried king oyster mushrooms, “spicy” jackfruit biryani, and “sliced turnip greens topped with burnt orange.”
The top-notch vegan desserts are described as an equally ‘decadent affair’, with a choice of chocolate truffle cake topped with hazelnuts, pistachios and gold leaf, or green grape cake ‘sparkling with yuzu pearls’ with candied rose petals, custard and berry compote.
When they don’t hit the mark, Emirates cabin crew arrives at Premium Class Flyers with trays adorned with “fine luxury chocolates and sweets”.
Emirates cabin crew in first class will come around with giant trays adorned with “fine luxury chocolates and sweets”.
Above are examples of some of the new dishes that First Class fliers can look forward to. The airline has partnered with the Swiss Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne, one of the world’s leading hotel management schools, to train its crew and create “inspiring customer experiences”.
While many airlines are making cuts to claw back money in the wake of Covid-19, Emirates says it is “flying against the tide”.
The airline adds, “You can even ask your crew to prepare a small box to take away as a gift or treat for yourself after the flight.”
While many airlines are making cuts to recover funds in the wake of Covid-19, Emirates says they are “flying against the grain”.
The airline has partnered with the Swiss Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne, one of the world’s leading hotel management schools, to train its crew and create “inspiring customer experiences”.
Investments are also being made in modernizing the interior of the aircraft fleet. Beginning in November, cabins will be upgraded with new or reupholstered seats, new trim and floors.
New premium economy cabins will also be installed on certain aircraft. After the conversion, Emirates will offer a total of 120 aircraft with premium economy seats.
The upgraded elements will no doubt further cement Emirates’ status as one of the world’s most luxurious airlines.
In first class some of the airline’s existing highlights Perks include spa showers, lounge areas adorned with snacks, private suites with flat beds, Bvlgari amenity kits, and premium Bowers & Wilkins headphones.
One of the airline’s standout perks in First Class is a spa shower (pictured).
A first class suite on an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER. “We are introducing a series of intensive programs to take Emirates’ signature flight experiences to the next level,” says the airline’s President
Speaking on Emirates’ new offerings, the airline’s President, Sir Tim Clark, said: “While others are responding to industry pressures by cutting costs, Emirates is going against the grain and investing to deliver ever-better experiences for our customers.
“During the pandemic, we have continued to introduce new services and initiatives to ensure our customers travel safely and comfortably, including digital initiatives to enhance the on-site customer experience. Now we are introducing a series of intensive programs to take Emirates’ signature flight experiences to the next level.”
For more information on traveling with Emirates in First Class service, visit www.emirates.com.