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Emirates formally launches Premium Economy cabin sales
Emirates is (finally, again) ready to sell its premium economy seats. Flying on new delivery A380s since early 2021, the carrier now owns six aircraft with the seats on board. That’s enough for the first three routes to launch later this summer, with more to come as further aircraft retrofits occur. As with everything we do, Emirates Premium Economy will be exceptional in its class, with minute attention given to every aspect of the customer experience. Customers trading up from Economy will be getting excellent value. – Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline From 1 June 2022 Emirates will offer the premium economy cabin for sale on routes between its Dubai home base and London, Paris, and Sydney. The first official flights with the cabin will operate from 1 August. Christchurch, NZ will be the next market added, from December, as aircraft conversions move forward.
The current fleet of six aircraft fitted with premium economy will not be broad enough to operate the premium economy cabin on all flights on those routes. But Emirates plans for 120 aircraft (67 A380, 53 777s) to see the new product installed in less than 18 months, starting in November 2022.
The relatively aggressive pace […]