Emirates to launch premium economy class on Mumbai and Bengaluru A380 flights | travel

Gulf carrier Emirates on Thursday will introduce a fourth cabin class — Premium Economy — on its A380 flights to Mumbai and Bengaluru from October 29.

Emirates to launch premium economy class on A380 flights from Mumbai and Bengaluru (file image)

Emirates currently operates its A380 and Boeing 777s on Indian routes in a three-class configuration — first, business and economy.

It had already introduced premium economy on some of its A380s on non-India routes last August. It has now been introduced in India as well.

Emirates will be the first Middle Eastern carrier to operate from Mumbai when the new cabin class is introduced on A380s later this month, it said.

The aircraft with premium economy cabins, operating as EK506, arrived at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport for a preview.

„Emirates’ Premium Economy has revolutionized travel for a growing segment of travelers looking to enhance their flying experience. We have received overwhelming response from customers choosing to trade up to this type of travel,” said Vice President Mohammad Sarhan. Emirates to India and Nepal.

„We expect this product to be very popular in India as well, based on the demand we have seen with the ten routes (globally) where this product is already available,” he added.

With increasing travel on the airline’s network, premium economy class allows passengers to enjoy the perfect blend of luxury and affordability, he said, adding, „As we incorporate premium economy cabins on more and more flights, we hope to extend this option on more routes”.

The premium economy cabins on the Emirates A380 feature 56 plush cream leather seats at the front of the main deck and are arranged in a 2-4-2 configuration.

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The new cabin class offers seats with generous recline and more legroom.

Emirates says it has undertaken one of its largest-ever fleet overhaul initiatives, with plans to renew 67 Airbus A380s and 53 Boeing 777s.

Along with offering a refreshed look, it said around 4,000 premium economy seats will be installed on 120 aircraft.

This story was originally published from the Wire Agency feed without any changes to the text. Only the title has been changed.

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