Emirates’ First Class Private Suites Win Gold at the FTE Global Awards

A Monitor Report 26 Sep, 2018 | 4296 Views|-+
Las Vegas: Emirates airline’s fully-enclosed First Class Private Suites, launched in November last year on its Boeing 777 aircraft, has been awarded gold by Future Travel Experience (FTE) in the “Up in the Air” category.

The FTE Global Awards celebrate the outstanding efforts of organizations that have gone the extra mile to improve the passenger experience both on the ground and in-flight. The “Best ‘Up in the Air’ Initiative” category recognizes the top three initiatives that have helped to improve the passenger experience and/or significantly enhance operational efficiency during the in-flight phase of the travel process.

The awards ceremony took place at HYDE, an indoor-outdoor nightlife venue overlooking the Fountains of Bellagio on the world famous Las Vegas Strip, the evening recently.

Emirates’ new First Class private suites, are the first in the industry to be fully-enclosed with sliding doors that extend to the cabin ceiling, ensuring an unmatched level of privacy. Customers can video call the crew for service requests without leaving the comfort of their suite, and crew can serve drinks and canapés through a special service window without disturbing customers.

All suites are fitted with ground-breaking virtual windows that live stream views from external cameras. The suite also comes with a 32-inch full HD screen to enjoy the 3,500 channels of inflight entertainment; a personal wardrobe and private stowage space for carry-on bags; soft lighting and temperature settings; binoculars to make the most of spectacular window views, amongst other features. The luxurious soft leather seat reclines fully flat, can be placed in a NASA inspired “zero-gravity” position, or adjusted into dozens of other custom positions for optimal comfort.

FTE Global, is an independent online media, events and industry change leader established in 2006 dedicated to enhancing the end-to-end passenger experience and business performance

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