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4.5 of 5 stars
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Headquarters: PO Box 686, Dubai United Arab Emirates +971-600-555555 Website

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Nice quiet flight little turbulance a bit squashed the seat but video choice in all kind of... read more

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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31 reviews
3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Nice quiet flight little turbulance a bit squashed the seat but video choice in all kind of langueges great. Great view in landing anytime again.

International Economy Johannesburg - Vienna
Thank 2009112
Plano, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We flew on a 1 a.m. flight from Hong Kong so we slept the majority of this flight. But that being said, this was the most wonderful flight of our lives! This leg of our journey was on the a380. The crew in first class was the most attentive we have ever experienced. It was obvious they felt pride in...

International First Class Hong Kong - Dubai

Thank Jennifer M
Malaga, Spain
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256 reviews
166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Emirates airlines is the only airline that I know of that has a full bar in the back of the A380. Absolutely fantastic for passing the time. First class food and drink galore, great staff. Great seating, great meals, great service and a fleet of limos (free) to take you on to your hotel. No other airline even comes...

International Business Class Madrid - Dubai

Thank Stewart1234567
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What sets them apart is their desire to be the best but backing this up with investment. The key investment that makes a difference is staff to customer ratio. So many airlines have reduced staff numbers but Emirates have either maintained them or increased them. They where friendly and attentive. The seats comfortable and highly manoeuvrable. The bar whilst a...

International Business Class Sydney - Dubai

Thank Chris C
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Since Emirates code shares with Jetblue and me being a FFP of the latter, it was a natural choice for me to choose them on my week long business trip to Dubai in March 2016. It is no wonder how and why Middle East carriers have gained such a strong following in USA as their on board product even in...

International Economy Boston - Dubai

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Larnaka City, Cyprus
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16 reviews
3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Flying with Emirates is an amazing experience in every respect. Employees at the check-in desks as well as all of the cabin crew are very friendly and always willing to assist in every way possible. The in-flight entertainment system offers numerous options to choose from. The food was of a remarkably high standard (can be easily compared to what is...

International Economy Larnaka City - Dubai

Thank Artemis R
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41 reviews
9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This has been the worlds best airline to date. a380 is the new gauge in terms of travel. All their fleet are amazing and the FA are the best. inflight entertainment is best and food is absolutely delicious and overflowing

International Economy Manila - New York City
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Visakhapatnam, India
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163 reviews
79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic experience with Huge flight like A380! Lot of entertainment with Big on seat screens. Nearly 1000 movies. Spacious seats even in economy class. Lot of leg room and vacancy in flight even to sleep. Finest food of all varieties. costliest hot drinks. Highly cooperative and cordial people and services very fast. Very clean flight with most efficient pilots.

International Economy Austin - Hyderabad
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Hellingly, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It can be several hours quicker flying from London to Johannesburg on a direct flight, but as there are often saving running into hundreds of pounds flying via Dubai, when flying for leisure the savings can more than make up for the inconvenience! What also makes the additional time more than acceptable is the truly great service provided on Emirates,...

International Economy London - Johannesburg

Thank Chris J
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first long haul flight - 12 hours with a break at Dubai. There was, of course, restricted space but, once settled into our seats, it really was not too bad at all. The choice of inflight entertainment was huge, albeit a little American biased. The food was of a remarkably high standard. It was really very good...

International Economy London - Kuala Lumpur

Thank David B
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“Window seat gret view in landing”
 of 5 stars 2009112, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We preferred the a380 over the 777 because of the on-board shower and the bar.”
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“If you book way in advance the price really comes down”
 of 5 stars Stewart1234567, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Buy Emirates tickets from their website directly as its very cheap and more convenient when it comes to making changes or claiming refunds.”
 of 5 stars kevino762016, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Any seat is best! Plenty of food.”
 of 5 stars tarajog, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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About Emirates
United Arab Emirates-based Emirates (EK) is the largest airline in the Middle East and one of the country's two flag carriers. The airline operates non-stop flights to more than 140 destinations in 78 countries from its hub at the Dubai International Airport (DXB). It is one of just a few airlines that flies to six continents. The airline's fleet of aircraft consists primarily of three-class cabin configurations (First Class, Business Class and Economy Class) as well as some two-class aircraft (Business Class and Economy Class). Within its First Class cabin, there are several types of seating, including suites, flat beds and sleeper seats. Emirates operates 33 Emirates Lounges for First Class passengers, Business Class passengers and Skyward Gold members.
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