Emirates to mark Eid Al Adha with seasonal menus in all cabins

Emirates to mark Eid Al Adha with seasonal menus in all cabins

Eid meals will be served on more than 60 Emirates routes departing Dubai

Honouring its Emirati heritage and celebrating  Eid Al Adha from 9 to 12 July, Emirates will serve traditional Eid dishes in all of its cabins. 

Eid meals will be served on routes from Dubai to the Middle East, Africa, the UK and Europe, Asia and India.

Economy Class customers will have the choice of chicken biryani or lamb gabuli for main course, followed by an aseeda Eid pudding or a classic date cake for dessert. 

First and Business Class passengers will have the option of hamour machbous, chicken biryani, or lamb gabuli, followed by a baklava cheese cake or a fragrant cardamom cake. 

A380 on-board lounges will also be serving a selection of special Emirati-style pastries. All customers travelling on the first and second day of Eid, will receive a complimentary sweet treat to take away.

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In addition, passengers travelling over the Eid period can watch a selection of programmes from MBC’s Shahid, a the leading Arabic streaming platform. Shahid has 420 channels of audio and 170 channels of films and TV shows broadcast in Arabic.

Those travelling will be able to choose from up to 5,000 channels of on-demand entertainment platform ICE, including over 1,500 movies from around the world with over 100 family and children channels. 


Eid Al Adha is the biggest of the two main holidays celebrated in Islam and is just one of the many multicultural occasions celebrated on-board Emirates, including Diwali, Christmas, Easter and Orthodox festivals.

Passengers planning to travel over the busy Eid period are reminded to arrive to the airport at least three hours before their flight departure, and take advantage of the many ways to streamline their journey including online and remote check-in options, self check-in kiosks at the airport and Smart gates.

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