Emirates to serve 500,000 Christmas meals at 40,000 feet

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Dubai - Valid all the way until December 31.

By Staff Report

Published: Thu 5 Dec 2019, 2:21 PM

Last updated: Thu 5 Dec 2019, 4:27 PM

The festive spirit is in full swing as Emirates prepares to serve 500,000 Christmas meals across all classes to customers travelling on select flights from December 9 to 31. In addition to a delicious festive menu, travellers can also enjoy nostalgic films and holiday treats across all cabin classes on board and on the ground.

Emirates is bringing back its signature festive menu, following the warm reception from customers in previous years. Customers travelling from Dubai to select routes in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Europe, the US, South Africa and the Philippines, can kick start their holiday season with a taste of Christmas on board.

Passengers in Economy Class will be able to indulge in a festive meal of turkey slices with mashed potato, green peas, baby carrots and cranberry jus lié prepared by Emirates' award-winning chefs. For dessert, Emirates will serve milk chocolate mousse topped with a festive chocolate button.

Customers in First and Business Class can enjoy roasted turkey breast and apricot stuffing, roast potatoes with creamy brussels sprouts with turkey bacon and cranberry jus lié. For dessert, passengers will be served festive sweets such as a Santa inspired chocolate cake or a chocolate gingerbread cake.

On Emirates A380 routes, First and Business Class customers will also get a taste of Christmas in the iconic Onboard Lounge with a limited edition Santa's Spiced Amarula Cocktail, mince pies and special treats like a gingerbread snowman cookies and cranberry, coconut & white chocolate truffles.

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