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Emirates introduces two new Cold Coffee options ahead of World Coffee Day

Coffee lovers flying in Emirates’ First Class and Business Class can look forward to a refreshing brew with newly introduced cold coffee choices onboard.

Emirates will now serve the classic iced Americano, or the slightly more decadent Affogato to its First and Business Class passengers.

Affogato is a popular Italian coffee-based dessert made by pouring a shot of hot espresso over vanilla ice cream. Emirates says that it has ‘probably’ the world’s busiest café at 40,000 feet with nearly 28 million cups of coffee served in an average year across its network.

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world, and an evergreen beverage choice onboard Emirates across all routes and markets. Passengers often order a coffee when they need a pick-me-up during their flight, as a finishing beverage to their fine meal, or as an accompaniment to their cookies and snacks and expanding the coffee menu makes sense.

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Emirates offers freshly brewed coffees for First and Business Class passengers onboard, including espresso, cappuccino or decaffeinated options. In addition to a choice of aromatic coffee blends with different flavour profiles, First Class customers can also enjoy Emirates’ iconic Arabic coffee service paired with a luxury selection of fine dates.

Meanwhile, Emirates recently launched a new account-based payment system called ‘Emirates Pay’. The airline has also reopened on its dedicated First Class lounge at Dubai International Airport and has launched an all-new airport service at Dubai International Airport to assist passengers more better. The carrier has launched flights to Miami, Florida making it the airline’s 12th destination in the United States. The airline has ramped up its operations across its network in response to pent-up demand. Emirates has resumed flights to Glasgow and has added a second Airbus A380 service to New York. Emirates Skywards has announced the launch of Skywards+ to offer its members access to exclusive rewards. Emirates, in the past month, has signed codeshare and interline agreements with two airlines. The airline has expanded partnership with South Africa’s Airlink, has announced an interline partnership with Mexico’s Aeromar, has signed a interline agreement with Cemair and has announced codeshare with Brazil’s Azul. Emirates will increase flights to Dublin to Daily in October 2021 and has revealed special A380 and B777 liveries to mark the UAE’s 50th anniversary. The carrier will resume flying to Newcastle in October. Emirates will take delivery of its final 3 Airbus A380s in November 2021 and will deploy Airbus A380 on flights to Johannesburg from October 2021. The airline will also resume flights to Saudi Arabia and St. Petersburg and operate A380 on flights to Istanbul for the first time. Emirates has announced that it will ramp up flights to the United States in October in response to strong travel demand. Emirates has become the first airline in the world to implement IATA Travel Pass across 6 continents and has expanded its A380 network as travel demand continues to rise. The airline will resume flights to London Gatwick in December 2021.

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