Kolkata, Feb 28 : Emirates, Skytrax's World's Best Airline 2016, on Tuesday said it will launch a series of new cabin products and enhancements in 2017 for both its A380 and Boeing 777 fleet.
The multi-million dollar cabin interiors upgrade programme includes an enhanced Onboard Lounge for its flagship Airbus A380 aircraft.
Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline said: The A380 Onboard Lounge is hugely popular with our customers, and has become an iconic feature of Emirates A380 offering. Particularly on long-haul flights, our customers tell us they appreciate the opportunity to stretch their legs and mingle in the relaxed, yet classy lounge area.
Since we first launched the product in 2008, our A380 Onboard Lounge has gone through small but successive enhancements in line with customer feedback to increase the amount of space for our customers to interact in the lounge. In our latest revamp, we have taken inspiration from private yacht cabins, and amongst other thoughtful touches, we have increased the seating space, and also made it more intimate and conducive for our passengers to socialise or enjoy our lounge service.
The new Emirates A380 Onboard Lounge will make its first public appearance at the Emirates Infinite Possibilities stand during ITB Berlin, one of the worlds largest tourism trade fairs. It is currently being installed onto one of Emirates brand new A380 aircraft at Airbus facilities, and will make its operational debut in July 2017.