Emirates is an airline based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is a subsidiary of the Emirates Group, owned by the government of Dubai’s Investment Corporation of Dubai. In this Emirates Airline Reviews, we will take a look at the services offered by the airlines.
Background, History, and More Information
Emirates was founded on March 25, 1985 and it started its operation on the 25th of October in the same year. It flew its first route out of Dubai with just two aircraft.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum is the Chief Executive Officer and chairman of the Emirates Group, the president of the Dubai International Airport, and chairman of Dubai World. He has been been at the forefront of Dubai’s remarkable economic development over the past 25 years, spearheading the expansion of aviation, formulating economic, investment and fiscal policies and strategies supporting the emirate’s overarching vision. In 1985, his career in the aviation industry started when he was appointed as Dubai Department of Civil Aviation’s president. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum has received the following awards: Ernst & Young 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year for the United Arab Emirates, Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Personality of the Year 2012 Award and Honorary degree from City University of London.
Dubai International Airport serves as the hub for Emirates. The airline operates on a mixed fleet of two wide bodied aircraft families, Airbus A380 and Boeing 777. It has 230 aircrafts in service, serving 141 destinations.
Reviews/ What Users Have to Say
Here are some Emirates Airline Reviews submitted by some passengers
Their Website allows passengers to book flights, car rental, hotels and other travel services that passengers might need. The website also allows you to view flight schedules, check in online, choose your seat and read other information related to your flight and other travel needs such as, on-board dining, inflight entertainment, special assistance, and other services.
Emirates can provide special services for passengers with disabilities so they can have a safe and comfortable flight. Those who would require special assistance, the airline recommends that the arrangements be made at the time of the booking or at least 48 hours prior to the flight.
The airline offers complimentary meals which you can choose from their regionally inspired menu to give you a taste of the flavors of your destination. You can also order special meal prepared for children so they can enjoy their meal while you rest.
Emirates’ inflight entertainment has 2,500 channels of movies, TV shows, music and games in multiple languages. Movies with audio description and closed caption are available on ice digital widescreen for passengers who are hearing or visually impaired. Passengers may enjoy 10MB of free data so they can read blogs,post or tweet from their seat on all A380s and most Boeing 777 aircraft. The airline also provides an inflight magazine, Open Skies and learn more about events that are happening across the globe as you enjoy your flight. The airline also provides an on-screen map so you can see your exact location in the world, get weather reports, estimated time of arrival and other slight data that you might want to know. You can also enjoy the view outside the aircraft through the external cameras.
Skywards is the frequent flyer program of Emirates. It allows you to earn Miles with every flight, specials offers, and flights with partner airlines and services from their global partners in retail, lifestyle, hospitality and car hires. Miles can be redeemed to get flights with partner airlines, hotel stays, and tickets to sporting and cultural events around the world.
- Website URL: www.emirates.com
- Contact number: +971 600 555 555
- Head Office Address: Emirates Group Headquarters, PO Box 686, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
To wrap it up…
In this Emirates Airline Reviews, we can see that they offer good services to address the needs of their passengers. In other reviews, some previous passengers complain about some rude ground staff and delayed flights; while others praise the airline for offering good inflight entertainment and dining options and for being consistent on the services the airline provides.