Emirates Airlines (EK) is an airline based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and owned by the government of Dubai and The Emirates Group as the parent company. Emirates Airlines was founded and became operational in 1985. The headquarters of Emirates Airlines is located in Garhoud Dubai, United Arab Emirates and hubs at Dubai International Airport.
Emirates Airlines operates over 3000 flights every week flies across 150 destinations in 81 countries worldwide. Some of the frequent routes include Kabul in Afghanistan, Buenos Aires in Argentina, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, etc. in Australia, Dhaka in Bangladesh, Brussels in Belgium, Hong Kong, Beijing, etc. in China, Toronto in Canada, Munich in Germany, Ahmedabad, Delhi, and Kolkata in India, Tokyo, London and Dublin in Iraq.
Baggage allowance depends on the class of travel and place. Likewise in Africa baggage allowance in two bags each of maximum 23 kgs in economy class and two baggage of up to 32 kg each in First class or business class. Excessive baggage charges may apply as per weight and number of baggage which vary on class and dimensioning of baggage. For traveling from India to Dubai in economy cost as 1323INR per kg plus tax.
Fleet size of Emirates Airlines is 141 and has the largest fleet of Boeing 777 and Airbus A380. Aircraft in the fleet include Airbus series of A380-800 and Boeing series of 777-200LR, 777-300, 777-300ER, 777-8 and 777-9.
Emirates Airlines offers a wide range of world-class meals are offered in flights in addition to complimentary drinks. A different variety of foods is available for children. Regional dishes and new menus are updated regularly. The Emirates Airlines also have skywards as frequent flyer program which ultimately benefits with special meals, fast track, Dubai visa service, and much more.
Emirates Airlines offers advance seat selection for free when online check-in portal opens. For more comfort, one can also make use of advance seat reservation tool to choose the seat after buying you a ticket.
Emirates Airlines offers an effortless experience of check-in with effective methods like self-check-in, online check-in, and group check-in. Emirates Airlines allows passengers to arrive at 3 hours before your flight departure in case of economy class and 1 hour before departure for first class and business class passengers.
For international flights, you need to carry your passport, Visa and medical certificate if required. Hand baggage and weight should be according to the flight rules which you will travel. The items, for example, knife, lighter, matchbox, and chemicals, etc. are not permitted to carry for security reasons according to Dangerous Goods Regulations Act (DGR). Check-in should be done least 3hrs. preceding the flight time.