Why Has Emirates Been Awarded the "Best Airline" Title in the Skytrax 2016 Awards List?
Emirates has been named the best airline in the world by Skytrax, the leading consumer aviation website for the year 2016. The Dubai-based airline was given the award at the recently concluded Farnborough Air Show. Emirates has garnered the honor for the fourth time in the last 15 years. The airline had started the winning strategy in 2013. This year the airline dismounts Qatar Airways to get the honor.
What Makes Emirates Special?
When it comes to the Middle East, everything is extraordinary and spells class and luxury, the same goes for Emirates Airlines. From the designer uniforms of the crew and support staff to the onboard food and beverages, Emirates stands apart in all criteria when compared to other airlines.
The amenities that make Emirates special are:
Private Suites – Emirates flights have the hotel like rooms with private space for passengers comfort, convenience, and relaxation.
Shower Spas – Doesn’t matter if you are a business or leisure traveller, the shower spas will allow you to get down fresh and prepared at your destination.
Exclusive Onboard Lounges – If you ever have visited any Emirates airport lounge, you will know why it has been declared the best. The lounges have spas, food buffets, relaxing beds and sofas, and so much more to keep you engaged till you board your Emirates flight.
In-flight Wi-Fi – Wi-Fi is a must for any modern airline and how can Emirates stay behind. This is one of the first airlines which started offering Wi-Fi on all its short, medium, and long haul flights.
In-flight Entertainment – ICE is the in-flight entertainment system for Emirates. Passengers would fall in love with the wide choice of entertainment options. There are over 2,500 channels of movies, TV shows, music programs and online games to choose from in multiple languages. The ice digital screen is wide with subtitles option too. Passengers are allowed to create their own personal playlist for the entire journey.
World Class cuisine – A selection of food from across the world which would define your dining on the flight – yes that is what would describe aptly what Emirates food & beverages section has to offer. From caviar to salmon to exquisite wine, everything can be found onboard an Emirates flight.
These are only the onboard services, but Emirates services are not restricted to this only. The airline takes care of its passengers on the ground too. It offers airport shuttles, car rentals even limos too on request for smooth transport to airport.
Middle East airlines have set the standards for airlines worldwide and its time for other to step up and join the competition. This competitiveness would only make flying fun for travellers like us.