Tips on flying better

SINGAPORE, 18 July 2019: Looking to plan a vacation but dreading the long-haul travel? While long flights typically lead to exciting, far-flung destinations, sitting on a plane for hours can sometimes prove less than fun for some.

Fortunately, Emirates believes memorable holidays start with a pleasant journey and has got you covered in more ways than one so that you can arrive at your destination feeling refreshed and ready to kick-start your travel adventures.

Here are seven useful tips to Fly Better and make the most of a long flight.

Tip #1: Treat Yourself

Soak in the luxuries and comforts of First Class and Business Class travel, and unwind in the perfect living space amidst the clouds. From now until 24 July, travellers can enjoy special Business Class fares to far-flung destinations within Emirates’ network, with tickets starting from SGD2,909. For those who prefer to experience the ultimate in premium travel, First Class fares are also available.

The special fares are valid on bookings made by 24 July 2019, for travel from now until 31 December 2019.

Destination Business Class Fares from (SGD)
Dubai 2,909
Melbourne 3,050
Paris 3,989
Rome 4,279
London 4,549
Barcelona 4,659
Manchester 5,059
Boston 6,579

Tip #2: Stay refreshed and rejuvenated

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Business Class travellers can stay refreshed with onboard amenity kits like Emirates’ Bvlgari Amenity Kits, which feature skincare essentials and Bvlgari’s signature fragrance – Eau Parfumée Au Thé Vert (Green Tea). Stylish and sleek, the bag can be used for multiple purposes after a flight to store headphones, make-up or jewellery and come. For an extra touch of luxury, First Class passengers are also given Hydra Active moisturizing sleepsuits for long-haul overnight flights.

Tip #3: Feast like Royalty

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With over 110 million meals served a year, Emirates chefs create destination-inspired menus using fresh, seasonal ingredients that cater to a global palate. This summer, First Class and Business Class passengers travelling to the UK and Ireland can sample treats featuring seasonal strawberries, including the classic British summer dessert Eton Mess.

Passengers travelling to and from Italy in August can also look forward to an appetizer of the season’s heirloom tomatoes paired with burrata, an Italian cheese made from mozzarella and cream. To complement each meal, an extensive selection of champagnes, vintage wines, cocktails and spirits are available as well.

Tip #4: Socialize in the Skies

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Stretch your legs and mingle with other like-minded individuals at Emirates’ iconic A380 Onboard Lounge. Inspired by the design of a private yacht cabin, the lounge features a 55-inch LCD screen for customers to view the latest flight information or enjoy live TV broadcasts and sports matches. Customers can also enjoy gourmet canapés, handpicked wines from around the world and limited edition fine spirits, as well as signature cocktails prepared by our crew.

Tip #5: Recharge and unwind in luxurious comfort

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Get a good night’s rest with seats that seamlessly recline into fully flat beds with a comfortable mattress and blanket in business class. For a midnight drink, each business class pod also comes equipped with a private mini bar to refuel.

Tip #6: Stay Connected in the Clouds

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Stay connected with family and friends 40,000 feet above the ground with unlimited free Wi-Fi when travelling in First Class or Business Class.

Tip #7: Experience Endless Entertainment

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Travellers can Fly Better with Emirates’ award-winning inflight entertainment system, ice, which boasts over 4,000 channels of on-demand entertainment, including over 1,000 movies, popular television box sets, tens of thousands of music tracks, podcasts, as well as live news and sports. Passengers who love planning holidays will also enjoy Emirates’ playlist syncing function, which lets customers create a personalized movie, show and music playlists ahead of their flight to sync to their seats once onboard.

For more information on Emirates, including how to book flights and a complete list of terms and conditions, contact your travel agent or visit