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Emirates celebrates love on board and in worldwide lounges for Valentine’s Day

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The Emirates lounge at Bandaranaike International Airport has joined the airline’s celebration of the season of love this year, and will serve heart-shaped chocolate macaroons to passengers from 13-15 February.

As part of its commitment to create seasonal menus and unique experiences for celebrations worldwide, Emirates has refreshed its Valentine’s Day offering to create a memorable travel experience for its customers.

The celebrations kick off in Emirates’ network of lounges. In the Emirates First and Business Class lounges in Dubai from 13-15 February, customers can enjoy a Valentine’s champagne treat with the lively and generous notes of Moet and Chandon Rosé Impérial; a selection of Valentine’s inspired cakes and desserts including heart-shaped dark chocolate raspberry truffle, strawberry eton mess with mini heart sprinkles, red velvet cupcakes and red velvet ice cream; Valentine’s Day coffee infusions by Coffee Planet and special biscuits from Costa Coffee; aspecial Voss water infusion of strawberry and watermelon; specially flavoured teas from Dilmah including a spritely chamomile and black iced tea and a rum-based Moroccan mint mojito black iced tea which will be paired with Florentines and cookies.

Emirates’ special pampering services in the lounges like the Timeless Spa and shoe shine services will also have special deals, along with complimentary bottle engraving on purchase of spirits from Le Clos, a fine wines and luxury spirits retailer in the lounge.

Across most of Emirates’ network of 42 lounges worldwide, Emirates’ chefs have prepared heart shaped culinary creations or the occasion. From 13-15 February, the special selection of Valentine’s inspired desserts will include mud cake with a chocolate ganache, berry coulis and decorated white chocolate hearts in lounges in Australia; white chocolate mousse with strawberry and passion fruit in lounges in the UK; chocolate covered strawberries with coconut flakes in Emirates lounges in Boston, Los Angeles and New York – JFK, pink macaroon and heart-shaped mousse cakes in Shanghai and red velvet torte with cream cheese and strawberry tart in Cairo.

On-board meals will be seasoned with a touch of romance to complement the regionally inspired cuisine. On Valentine’s Day itself, Emirates will serve a special selection of desserts on longer flights across its network. Snack baskets in First Class will feature strawberry and cream flavoured Lakrids liquorice, while in First and Business, customers can choose a Strawberry feuilletine with layered white chocolate mousse and strawberry jelly decorated with hearts for an after meal treat.

In Economy Class, customers will be served a dark chocolate mousse topped with candied hearts for dessert.

Customers can also get in the Valentine’s mood with ice, Emirates’ award winning inflight entertainment system. February’s entertainment catalogue features classic favourites including romantic comedies such as Notting Hill, My Best Friend’s Wedding and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again and the 1973 classic The Way We Were.

Emirates’ specially curated music playlists called ‘Romantic Moments’ and ‘Love at First Flight’ featuring love songs. Customers can also create their own playlists of music, movies and TV shows on the Emirates app ahead of their flight and sync it to their seats once on board.

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