Premium Economy cabins are becoming more and more popular among travellers, as they offer the chance to upgrade your flying experience without having to shell out a massive amount of extra cash to do so.
And now Aussies will have another airline to choose from, as Emirates has today celebrated the arrival of its Premium Economy Cabin to Australia for the first time.
A total of 56 Premium Economy Seats are now available on the airline’s twice-daily service from Sydney to Dubai on board its flagship A380 aircraft.
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Flight EK412 touched down in Sydney shortly after 6am.
As part of the celebrations, passengers received exclusive gifts, including certificates, passport holders, special polaroids, and an individual cake.
Customers have been able to book Premium Economy seats since June 1, with the airline recording a significant demand for this cabin since announcing its debut in Sydney.
The A380 Premium Economy also comes with a dedicated airport experience and check-in areas exclusive to the Premium Economy passengers.
On board you’ll enjoy more legroom and footrests and a separate dining experience with elements inspired by Business Class.
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It comes after Emirates recently held a national recruitment drive, looking for prospective Australian candidates to join its multinational cabin crew team.
The Dubai-based airline held recruitment open days at three locations across the country last month.
Emirates’ Australian cabin crew member, Laura Garside, says that since working with the airline she has visited 45 countries worldwide and has reaped the many benefits that come with living at the airline’s exciting Dubai base.
“Emirates has provided me with not only a dream job, but the incredible training and resources that have allowed me to fully immerse myself in a new career and foreign country,” she said. “This job has given me my happiest moments, greatest achievements and provided me with the most unique, life-changing experience.”
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