Emirates passengers can now buy empty adjoining seats Filed on March 1, 2021
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They will be offered to all Economy Class customers holding a confirmed booking.

Passengers flying Economy Class with Emirates can now enjoy even more personal space and privacy by purchasing up to three empty adjoining seats on their flight, the airline has announced.

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These seats will be offered to all Economy Class customers holding a confirmed booking.

Customers will not be able to pre-book empty seats, as these are subject to availability. Empty seats will only be offered for purchase at the airport check-in counter prior to flight departure.

Costs for these seats range from Dh200 to Dh600 ($55 to $165) per empty seat, plus applicable taxes depending on flight sector.

Emirates has introduced this new seat product on the back of customer feedback, addressing the needs of a range of customers seeking extra privacy and space while still flying in Economy Class. This includes couples who wish to have the entire row to themselves (maximum of three seats in same row), parents travelling with in-lap infants, or those who simply want the added assurance of more space while travelling during pandemic times.

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