Emirates to invest $2bn in passenger service this year

Emirates to invest $2bn in passenger service this year

By According to the carrier, the investment will be used to modernize the aircraft cabins, a new on-board menu and specialized flight attendant training. 

First Class will have new dishes: pan-fried salmon trout with sauce and Creole rice, roasted duck breast with orange thyme sauce, steamed broccoli and potatoes. Passengers will receive “unlimited” portions of Persian caviar and will be able to use the Cinema in The Sky service, which will offer unusual snacks such as salty popcorn, mini burgers, or sliders and even lobster rolls. 

Already in August, some routes will start operate the new First Class menus. And in economy and business, the update will take place from September 1. 

In addition, Emirates has promised to add new vegan dishes, including “royal oyster mushrooms, fried in a pan, fragrant biryani and sliced ​​kohlrabi garnished with roasted orange. It should be noted that an expanded selection of vegan dishes will be provided to passengers of all classes of service.

According to a press release, flights departing from Dubai International Airport (DXB) will feature greens grown here, on Bustanik, the largest in a vertical farm in the world.

Another portion of Emirates' investment in passengers will be refurbishing the interiors of all classes. Thus, premium economy class cabins will be expanded in more than 120 aircraft. The airline said it would replace the seats, install new panels, floors and other elements. The start of re-equipment is scheduled for November.

Priority will be given to obsolete aircraft that have not been repaired for years.  

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