Emirates is, along with Etihad, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and was founded in Dubai in 1985. Emirates is the Middle East's largest air carrier and one of the top 5 largest airlines in the world in terms of passenger volume. Emirates' in-flight service and facilities generally enjoy sterling reviews and ,while the airline is not part of any formal alliance, users of its Skywards frequent flyer program can use miles with partners like EasyJet, Virgin America, Quantas, JetBlue, and others. As mentioned, Emirates is famous for its high standard of in-flight service and often luxurious premium cabin classes. Emirates currently offers three cabin classes: economy, a celebrated business class section featuring flat-reclining seats, on-board internet, and personal mini-bars; and an opulent first class section featuring private suites, personal entertainment centers, and fully-reclining seats. Unlike most competitors, Emirates website is primarily aimed at giving information and highlighting the positive attributes of the Emirates brand, though flight booking is of course available. Travelers can complete their online check in via the Emirates website as well as see their flight status by entering their flight number. In the “Plan & Book” section, travelers can also find complete information of Emirates' baggage allowance (currently 30kg free baggage for economy flyers).
Ciro Emirates is the unrivaled king of the luxurious new Gulf carriers which are slowly but surely dominating the high-end airline market. They've definitely becomes known for their Business and First Class section which bring in-flight comforts up to the level of over-the-top luxury we've come to expect from Dubai. Just to give you an example, the Emirates First Class section has private suites (yes, with doors and everything), full beds with mattresses, and even an in-flight spa where you can take a shower! It comes at a pretty penny, of course, but it's just about as luxurious a flying experience as you can find anywhere on Earth. Delete