In a first for the airline, Emirates has introduced a Christmas menu featuring traditional festive meals in all classes, First, Business and Economy Class.
Served on selected routes throughout December, passengers from Ireland heading to Australia via Dubai in Economy Class can enjoy rolled turkey breast served with cranberry jus lié, mashed potatoes, chicken sausage and seasonal vegetables. For dessert, customers will be served festive chocolate pudding with spiced ginger custard.
Those travelling in First and Business Class will start with poached king prawns with Marie Rose sauce and fennel with lemon and herbs and enjoy a main course of rolled turkey breast served with chestnut stuffing, cranberry jus lié, pumpkin mash and Brussels sprouts with turkey rashers.
A selection of desserts includes Chocolate Pudding, Chocolate & Chestnut Torte and Yule log and First Class Customers will also be treated to luxury hot chocolate handmade with 100% Valrhona Chocolate and blended to perfection by chocolatier David Franco.
Customers using the Emirates lounges in Dubai International Airport can also get into the holiday spirit with traditional sweets such as Basler Leckerli gingerbread cookies, Christmas cake and Stollen and the traditional turkey roast will also be available in the First Class lounges.
In a special treat for young flyers, Emirates has pulled out all the stops to ensure young flyers get the most from their holiday travel experience too. A special children’s festive menu is available with roast turkey, sweet potato mash, carrots and peas, as well as a candy cane and Emirates’ Little Travellers chocolate buttons as an added treat.
Emirates’ award-winning inflight entertainment system, ice Digital Widescreen, has more than 2,500 channels of entertainment including 40 dedicated kids’ channels and for December, passengers of all ages can enjoy holiday movie classics such as Home Alone, Elf, National Lampoons Christmas Vacation and The Nutcracker on board.
Emirates departs twice daily from Dublin to Dubai and onwards to more than 150 destinations. Visit www.emirates.ie for information