March 2, 2024

Emirates celebrates Easter with themed dishes and treats onboard

Emirates is celebrating Easter around the world with a selection of themed dishes and treats for kids.

The airline is marking the Christian religious holiday with traditional lamb dishes in global network of lounges. Classics on offer include lamb chops with roasted potatoes and carrots in orange jus in the First-Class lounges of Dubai, roasted lamb leg with dates, green olives and pomegranate in the US, pistachio-crusted lamb cutlets with red bell peppers, olive oil coulis and spring market vegetables in Singapore, or a classic herb crusted lamb with chargrilled leeks, baby potatoes, cherry tomatoes and mint sauce in the UK.

From 7-10 April, Emirates passengers flying in every travel class to select routes including Australia, US, Canada, Europe, UK, Brazil, Philippines, South Africa, Mauritius, and Ghana, will enjoy a sumptuous selection of Easter treats onboard. Economy Class passengers will be offered a warm hot cross bun with their meal, or a delicious Easter dessert of carrot cake with an indulgent tres leches sauce, while passengers in First, Business, and Premium Economy class will be served a chocolate cake garnished with creamy ganache and redcurrants, or a strawberry cheesecake dotted with an elegant mini-Easter egg.

In the A380 Onboard Lounge, passengers can further treat themselves to traditional Easter simnel fruitcake with marzipan.

For Orthodox Easter, from 14-17 April, more goodies like the beloved Easter cake Kulich bread will be served on routes to Russia and Greece. Children in all classes will receive a brightly coloured ‘Happy Easter’ biscuit shaped like an Easter egg.

Meanwhile, the airline has added plenty of family-friendly movies, audio and TV shows to its onboard entertainment library, to cater for the upturn in school holiday traffic. Features include a dedicated ‘Wizarding World’ folder that includes 16 Harry Potter titles for a Harry Potter movie marathon, and popular TV shows such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Lego Jurassic World: Legends of Isla Nublar, SpongeBob SquarePants, Star Trek: Prodigy, The Adventures of Puss in Boots.