Emirates unveiled its full Premium Economy offering onboard at the Arabian Travel Market 2022 today.
The new cabin class will be available to Emirates customers traveling on popular A380 routes to London, Paris, Sydney from the 1st of August, and Christchurch from December.
Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline said: "As with everything we do, Emirates Premium Economy will be exceptional in its class, with minute attention given to every aspect of the customer experience. Customers trading up from Economy will be getting excellent value."
Emirates Premium Economy Roll Out Schedule
"We currently have six A380s equipped with this cabin class, which limits our initial deployment, but our intention is to offer this experience to many more markets across our network. This November, we will begin our retrofit programme to install Premium Economy on 67 A380s and 53 Boeing 777s. At the end of the programme, Emirates will have 126 aircraft fitted out with Premium Economy cabins, as well as our latest interiors across other cabins. It is a major investment to ensure our customers continue to have the best experience in the sky." Sir Tim Clark said.
On a four-class Emirates A380, the Premium Economy cabin is located at the front of the main deck with 56 seats laid out in 2-4-2 configuration.
On the Emirates Boeing 777, up to 24 Premium Economy seats will be installed in a dedicated cabin section between Business and Economy.
The Full Premium Economy Experience
Airport experience: Customers can look forward to a dedicated check-in area for Premium Economy at Dubai International airport.
Seats: Once onboard, the cream-coloured leather seats have a generous pitch of up to 40 inches, they are 19.5 inches wide, and recline 8 inches into a cradle position with room to stretch out. It also offers calf rests and footrests for additional comfort, in addition to in-seat charging points and a side cocktail table.
Amenities: Customers can get complimentary amenity kits as well as blanket and bigger pillow.
Dining experience: Customers will be welcomed onboard with a welcome drink in fine glassware. During meal service, a selection of meals will be served on chinaware, accompanied by stainless steel cutlery wrapped in a linen napkin. The drinks menu will include a selection of beverages including premium wines and a sparkling Chandon wine. There are also liqueurs available after meals, with chocolates.