Emirates longest A380 flight made its debut in Los Angeles on Monday.
The new service between LA and Dubai is a whopping 16 hours and 20 minutes and, as befitting a flight to the City of Angels, offers the ultimate in Tinseltown-friendly amenities.
First and business class travelers are offered a complimentary chauffeur-driven service to and from the airport and access to 35 dedicated Emirates’ lounges across its impressive network.
However, passengers in all cabin classes can enjoy WiFi, ice Digital Widescreen offering up to 1,500 channels of on-demand in-flight entertainment, and gourmet-chef prepared meals.
Those who like to fly in style will book one of the 14 first-class private suites, where they can sip Ridge Montebello 2006 Santa Cruz Mountains and freshen up in one of the two onboard shower spas.
All upper deck premium passengers can socialize at 40,000 feet in the popular Onboard Lounge, where hors d’oeuvres and five-star delicacies are prepared by some of the world’s leading chefs. Wines served on board are also carefully selected by choice sommeliers, with options that include Hahn SLH Chardonnay 2011 Monterey County.
Emirates 23rd A380 service will operate daily as EK 216, departing Los Angeles at 1600hrs and arriving in Dubai at 1950hrs the following day. EK 215 departs Dubai at 0820hrs and arrives at Los Angeles International Airport at 1250hrs the same day.