Bengaluru: Emirates is celebrating Diwali by serving Indian sweets and savouries to its passengers on board its flights departing and travelling to India until October 31, the airline stated on Friday.
“Passengers flying in our aircraft in all classes are treated with Indian sweets and savouries for a week (October 25-31) to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights,” the Dubai-based airline stated in an announcement right here.
Passengers in first and enterprise lessons will likely be supplied dry fruit ‘Tribhuj’ with ‘motichoor laddu’ and people within the financial system class will likely be served ‘motichoor laddu’ garnished with silver leaf and pistachio.
“At our airport lounges in Dubai, Delhi, Cape Town and Johannesburg in South Africa and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, frequent fliers and first/business class passengers will be treated with festival dishes on October 27,” stated the assertion.
On the airline’s lounge in Delhi, passengers will likely be offered an assortment of cashew sweets with ‘motichoor rabdi’ topped with pistachio.
At its Dubai airport lounge, the airline fliers will likely be served mini ‘dal kachoris’ and mini ‘Punjabi samosa’, with ‘angoori rabdi’ and ‘motichoor laddu’ as dessert.
‘Jalebi’ with ‘barfi’ and common snack ‘nankhati’ will likely be supplied to the passengers on the airline’s Cape City and Johannesburg airports.
“Biryani rice with fried raisins and nuts will be served to our passengers at the Kuala Lumpur airport lounge,” added the assertion.
“Emirates connects and embraces diverse global cultures in recognition of the role that air transport plays in bridging communities and fostering understanding,” stated the assertion.
The airline connects 9 Indian cities – Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Thiruvananthapuram – by 170 weekly flights.
The Emirates employs 13,707 Indians, accounting for 21 per cent of its workforce and flies to 159 locations in 86 nations the world over.