Emirates celebrates Valentine's Day with inflight offerings
Emirates is marking Valentine’s Day on February 14 with treats for passengers, including a selection of themed cakes and chocolates onboard. Pink desserts, romantic rosé champagne, tempting gifts on EmiratesRED and mood-setting movies and music will also be available.
Passengers travelling in all classes will receive brownies or mini red velvet cupcakes on Valentine’s Day while red mood lighting sets the tone onboard the aircraft. The A380 onboard lounges will also serve pink and red “love” themed cupcakes. First Class passengers will receive a glass of Dom Pérignon Rosé 2008 upon boarding while Business Class passengers will receive a glass of Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial.
Emirates’ IFE system, ice, will also set the mood for passengers with feel-good movies and romantic dramas. Some classics available to watch include ‘When Harry Met Sally’, ‘The Way We Were’ and ‘The Notebook’.
Ice also offers a ‘Romantic Moments’ playlist, featuring a selection of classic love songs by musicians like Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Ed Sheeran, Diana Ross, Roberta Flack and more.
The experience for Valentine’s Day on Emirates begins in the lounge, with the Emirates Lounges of Dubai serving à la carte and buffet appetizers and main courses. First Class passengers can try a dessert of passionfruit pavlova with Chantilly cream and an array of red-hued mocktails and cocktails, while Business Class passengers can will have the option to try lemon Valentine’s verbena cake, strawberry and yuzu Valentine’s tartlet or a fragrant hibiscus, strawberry and almond mousse.
Both First and Business Class passengers can visit Emirates' dedicated old-fashioned ice cream cart to enjoy homemade strawberry cheesecake ice cream and raspberry and rose sorbet. The complementary Costa Coffee café in the lounges will serve heart-shaped donuts and chocolates. Dilmah's Valentine's iced tea is a special blend on tap for the romantic holiday.
Passengers shopping for Valentine’s Day gifts for loved ones can find deals on EmiratesRED. Two fragrances purchased together will offer a USD 15 discount on brands like Amouage, Givenchy, YSL, Creed parfums, Versace, Cartier and Hermes. Emirates passengers can use the code RED10 at checkout to save an additional 10 percent.