DUBAI, 26 September 2018: Emirates clinched its second consecutive award for best entertainment at the 2019 Global Passenger Choice Awards held during the APEX EXPO in Boston, USA, on Monday.
The airline was also given a five-star global airline rating, the highest in the programme based solely on verified and certified passenger feedback.
The airline recently launched its own food and wine channels on its inflight entertainment system giving customers a behind-the-scenes look at how it creates its onboard menus and works with its global partners.
The systems features 3,500 channels of entertainment. This includes the latest movies from around the world in over 40 languages, numerous award-winning TV box sets, a huge music collection and over 100 games.
Over 170 aircraft are equipped with Live TV featuring sports tournaments as they happen and real time news updates. Wi-Fi is available on over 99% of the Emirates fleet and customers across all cabins can enjoy 20mb of free data.
Emirates Skywards members can enjoy unlimited free Wi-Fi or discounted data plans throughout their flight, depending upon their tier and the cabin that they are flying in. Each month over a million passengers connect while travelling on Emirates.The APEX Passenger Choice Awards are based on passenger feedback gathered through APEX’s partnership with TripIt from Concur, the world’s highest-rated travel-organising app. Using a five-star scale, more than 1 million flights were rated by passengers across nearly 500 airlines from around the world between 1 July 2017 and 31 June 2018.