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“Excellent airline, comfy seats, great entertainment”
Review of Emirates


Reviewed 3 weeks ago

April 2017 - so a while ago...but a long haul flight to South Africa with the whole family taking many hours with a pit stop in Dubai and still we thoroughly enjoyed it. Plane - an Airbus - was huge, and even in Economy where we were the seats were wide, comfy, and tilted back enough for a snooze. The ICE entertainment system is fabulous and keep everyone occupied. Decent food. Tip - row 46 was just beyond Business Class. V good spot and got the trolley early too. Clean plane and pleasant staff.

Thank John M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the end of the boarding process several Emirates staff (standby) passengers boarded the flight. The cabin crew made great efforts to accommodate the seating wishes of these Emirates staff, almost forcing paying passengers to move to other seats in order to comply with the seating wishes of their colleagues. It was a disgusting sight. I had the impression the airline is run for its staff, not for fare paying passengers. Also, the crew on our flight was mostly hiding in the galley and chatting, and when they moved through the cabin with water or coffee/tea they did this quickly and obviously glad that nobody wanted to use their services. A very poor show of Emirates cabin crew. I will try to steer clear of this airline in the future.

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Thank tongren
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently flew Perth to Birmingham. I love the new big A380 bigger seats and great entertainment. On returning I was asked to volunteer to go on a later flight back to Perth. I said no at first then she said if you do not get onboard Emirates will give you a free flight to any continent. It was a long wait at the airport but guess what I have a free flight which is the equivalent of me working for a fortnight. I love Emirates better than any upgrade.

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Thank kazz1965
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Emirates is often rated quite high. However, my experience travelling economy class was an average one. The new large aircraft from London to Dubai was good, but the legroom and the food in economy was the same as in any other decent airline. The aircraft between Dubai and Chennai are nothing to write home about - they look tired! The positives were that they were on time and they did not lose the baggage.
If you are paying for extra legroom seat DO NOT choose seat 41A or any other one near the aircraft door. The legroom is not good and you are paying for nothing! This is because of the shape of the door in the new large A380 airbus. So nothing special.

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Thank Varadarajan K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So this is what business class food looks like sometimes in Emirates, I am a gold customer, yesterday they simply told me “sorry no more appetizers except the soup” pay the high price and live with it !

Thank Habibamine
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