Throughout the festive season, Emirates Airline will serve 500,000 Christmas meals across all classes to passengers travelling on select flights from December 9-31.
In addition to a delicious festive menu, travellers will be able to enjoy nostalgic films and holiday treats across all cabin classes on board and on the ground.
Emirates Airline is bringing back its signature festive menu, following the warm reception from customers in previous years. Customers travelling from Dubai to select routes in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Europe, the US, South Africa and the Philippines can kick start their holiday season with a taste of Christmas on board.
Passengers in economy class will be able to indulge in a festive meal of turkey slices with mashed potato, green peas, baby carrots and cranberry jus lié prepared by Emirates Airline’s award-winning chefs. For dessert, the carrier will serve milk chocolate mousse topped with a festive chocolate button.
Customers in first and business class can enjoy roasted turkey breast and apricot stuffing, roast potatoes with creamy brussels sprouts with turkey bacon and cranberry jus lié. For dessert, passengers will be served festive sweets such as a Santa-inspired chocolate cake or a chocolate gingerbread cake.
On Emirates Airline A380 routes, first and business class customers will also get a taste of Christmas in the iconic onboard lounge with a limited-edition Santa’s Spiced Amarula Cocktail, mince pies and special treats like gingerbread snowman cookies and cranberry, and coconut and white chocolate truffles.
The first class goodie basket, available in all suites, will also be revamped to include holiday flavours, including a Butlers chocolate and orange bar, gingerbread popcorn, Lakrids salted caramel liquorice and chocolate, and roast turkey and stuffing flavoured chips.
Throughout the festive season, passengers will be able to take advantage of Emirates Airline’s wide beverage selection to complement their Christmas meals on board.
Young travellers across all classes can also tuck into a specially prepared turkey dinner over the holidays. Emirates Airline’s young customers will be surprised with a chocolate snowman cookie as a treat with all lunches and dinners. Kids in first class can also enjoy a decadent hot chocolate blend served with marshmallows and star-shaped cookies.
Young flyers will also be able collect a limited Emirates Fly with Me Animal toy, with Lumi the Snowman available on board for a limited time in December to offer children a travel companion.
To get travellers into the spirit of the holidays, Emirates Airline’s award-winning inflight entertainment system ice will feature a range of Christmas classics, including The Polar Express, Elf, Home Alone, Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer, It’s a Wonderful Life and many more. The carrier’s holiday entertainment catalogue also includes international films and Christmas TV specials.
Finally, all 41 Emirates Airline lounges across the network, including the seven lounges at Dubai International Airport will serve a range of traditional Christmas dishes, including roasted turkey, and a wide selection of festive sweets, such as stollen cake, from December 15-31.