• Monday, February 26, 2024
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Explore more of the Americas with Emirates’ Pass

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Emirates passengers looking to explore beyond the airline’s network of American destinations now have dozens of options with the Americas Pass.
With one combined ticket, travellers flying to any of Emirates’ 10 United States of America destinations can connect to over 90 cities across the USA, Canada and Latin America through Emirates’ five partner airlines: Jet Blue, Alaska Airlines, Virgin America, WestJet Airlines and Porter Airlines.
The Americas Pass will allow customers to enjoy competitive fares starting from $99 per flight within America.
The pass will also come with a generous baggage allowance on all internal flights, adopting Emirates’ two-piece policy for flights in Canada, North or South America as well as no minimum stay requirement.
Thierry Antinori, executive vice president/chief commercial officer, Emirates, explained that: “Emirates’ Americas Pass gives our passengers something we’ve never offered before: freedom to explore two continents with a single ticket in conjunction with a long-haul Emirates trip. From Vancouver, Canada to San Juan, Puerto Rico to San Diego, USA and hundreds of destinations in between, Emirates passengers can experience a range of cities, sights and events with ease and flexibility, as well as visiting friends and relatives. ”
Through Emirates local office or with the help of a travel agent, Emirates customers worldwide can now simply look at the destination list, browse a variety of options and select the best route to match their itineraries.
Emirates has been serving the US since launching services to New York in 2004 and has carried over nine million passenger in the past decade. The airline currently flies to nine U.S. gateways – Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Washington and New York, and operates a trans-Atlantic route between JFK and Milan.
Emirates runs a freighter service to Atlanta and will launch services to Orlando (MCO) beginning September 1, 2015.
No matter where you are seated on the Emirates A380, you can access up to 2,000 channels of entertainment, from news to movies to interactive games on ice entertainment system. And on selected flights, stay connected with the OnAir inflight Wi-Fi system.
In First Class you can freshen up with a mid-flight shower or close the door and retreat from the world in your own Private Suite. In Emirates Business, stretch your legs in our Onboard Lounge or really stretch out in our flat-bed seats. Spoil your appetite with five-star delicacies, or savour a fine wine carefully chosen by our sommeliers.
Emirates cabins are designed to make your journeys restful and relaxing. The airline says it understand that air travel can be tiring.
“That is why we have made every effort to increase your personal comfort — from extra seating space and massage functionality, to lighting designed to reduce the effects of jetlag. In our First Class Private Suites, you can stretch out on your own full bed. In Business Class, the touch of a button turns your seat into a lie-flat bed. And in every cabin, telephone, SMS and email services, along with an in-seat power supply, make it easy to stay in touch”.
On its First Class cabins, you can unwind your own private suit, rejuvenate in the A380 shower spa and savour fine dining served whenever the mood takes you.
 On your own private suit, slide the privacy doors closed and unwind in your own world. Enjoy a glass of exclusive wine or champagne, or help yourself to your personal mini-bar.
Turn down the ambient lighting, choose your entertainment, and relax in your private cinema.
Then convert your seat into a fully flat bed with mattress and drift into a restful sleep. Your vanity table and mirror help you prepare for the day ahead, to arrive feeling refreshed.
Fly in your own First Class Private Suite on all our A380 and A340-500 aircraft, and on most Boeing 777s.
Experience personal dinning service from sumptuous à la carte cuisine to a tasty midnight snack and ‘let us prepare your meals whenever the mood takes you’.
Also explore new worlds in every bite of our regionally inspired dishes, created by our chefs using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Dine from Royal Doulton bone china plates with exclusive Robert Welch cutlery. Match your meal with a fine wine selected by our sommeliers. Or choose from our list of complimentary cocktails, champagne, beers, spirits, and hot and cold drinks.
You can also indulge in a refreshing shower at 4,000 feet.
There’s nothing quite like a rejuvenating shower to leave you feeling inspired. Prepare for your arrival in our A380 Shower Spa, using our selection of Bvlgari toiletries and signature Timeless Spa products.
Once you’ve finished pampering, replenish your energy with one of our detoxifying fresh juices. Just the boost you need to feel ready to take on the day.
Joint the conversation in the A380 onboard lounge and take a break to stretch your legs and meet some of the most interesting people on the planet in the A380 Onboard Lounge , only exclusive to First Class and Business Class customers.
Make new friends as you delve into a selection of canapés and sip a refreshing cocktail. Choose from premium spirits, exclusive wines, champagne, cocktails and beers alongside hot and cold beverages served by our dedicated bartender.
SADE WILLIAMS