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Emirates launch their new cabin for their Boeing 777 fleet

Emirates new luxury cabin

Late last year, Emirates unveiled a completely refreshed interiors for its Boeing 777 aircraft, including a highly anticipated new addition of First Class private suites. 

With floor to ceiling sliding doors and sleek design features inspired by the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Emirates’ new suites takes luxury and privacy to the next level. Offering up to 40 square feet of personal space each, these spacious, fully-enclosed private suites are laid out in a 1-1-1 configuration.

The multi-million dollar upgrade includes newly designed seats and upgraded inflight entertainment systems in all cabins, from First through to Business and Economy Class. The entire aircraft sports a refreshed interior with a light and modern colour scheme, classy textured panels, as well as new lighting and design accents. 

An artistic motif representing the Ghaf (prosopis cineraria) tree, is used as a design highlight throughout the aircraft. An indigenous evergreen plant, the Ghaf is considered the national tree of the United Arab Emirates, and has deep cultural and ecological significance. 



Back in November 2017, Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline said:

 “The inflight experience is the heart of our brand and service proposition. The new 777 interiors that we are unveiling today are part of Emirates’ ongoing investment to continually raise the bar and exceed our customers’ expectations. Aside from our new fully enclosed private suites, Business Class features our latest fully-flat leather seats with personal minibars, Economy Class seats have adjustable full leather headrests, and the inflight entertainment system has been upgraded for all cabin classes. Throughout the aircraft, our customers will see modern and airy cabins, with painstaking attention to detail evident in design touches such as the textured wall and ceiling panels, lighting features, and more.”

 

On the airline’s new First Class product, Sir Tim said: 

“Emirates pioneered the First Class private suite concept back in 2003, and today it’s the industry benchmark when it comes to first class travel. Over the years we have continually improved on our private suites, adding thoughtful refinements and features. We are very excited about our new fully-enclosed suite which is a real game-changer in terms of privacy, comfort, and thoughtful luxury. This is the first time an Emirates product has been so influenced by another luxury brand, but it is a natural fit as both Emirates and Mercedes-Benz have the same unwavering commitment to fine detail, uncompromising quality, and a drive to push the boundaries.”

 

Emirates’ latest First Class product gives a nod to the design philosophy of the Mercedes-Benz S- Class, bringing together two global brands renowned for innovation, luxury, and comfort. The collaboration inspired several design details in the private suite including the soft leather seating, high-tech control panels, and mood lighting. 

With talk in the travel industry recently about Emirates pioneering the first ever windowless plane, opting instead for virtual windows to increase speed and efficiency, this new Boeing 777 is the first to trial the concept. To ensure all First Class customers have a view, Emirates has introduced the first virtual window for suites located in the middle aisle. These virtual windows project the view from outside the aircraft using real time camera technology. In the other suites, binoculars are available for customers who want to explore the sky outside their windows. 



Emirates is the largest operator of the Boeing 777 aircraft, one of the most popular and advanced wide-bodied aircraft in commercial operation today. The airline has 165 Boeing 777s in its fleet, and a further 164 on firm order, including 150 of the next generation Boeing 777x aircraft. Today, Emirates operates the Boeing 777 to over 140 cities on six continents from its hub in Dubai.

This weekend, we are pleased to welcome Emirates as the Headline Sponsor for the Clarity Brighter Together Conference and Awards event being held at Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester. As we spend the weekend celebrating the achievements and successes of our staff, we’re glad to be working alongside one of our preferred airline partners who share our values.