As we continue to ramp up to the Thanksgiving holiday, Emirates is preparing to celebrate the festivities too both on the ground and in the air.
Emirates will be offering special menus on flights from Dubai to the USA and back between the 23-30 of November. Traditional festive fare will also be served in the lounges of Dubai, Boston, New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco from 18-25 November.
In First Class
Those in the top cabin will have options such as sweet potato soup with succulent poached lobster and chives, followed by Thanksgiving turkey leg roulade with pumpkin purée, cranberry jus lié, brussels sprouts, steamed green beans, glazed baby carrots, veal bacon strips and roasted pecans.
For dessert, First Class customers can sample the seasonal flavours of warm apple fritters with mascarpone cream and cinnamon sugar, key lime tart accented with raspberry coulis, or toffee apple and pecan cake doused with vanilla curd, cherry compote, marshmallows, and pistachios.
Moving down to Business and Premium Economy
In Business and Premium Economy Class, the airline will offer sweet potato soup with a dash of roasted pumpkin oi, before a main course of sliced sous vide turkey, classic cornbread, pumpkin purée, cranberry jus lié, brussels sprouts, baby carrots and roasted pecans.
To finish off a dessert of spiced apple cake with date compote and raspberry curd.
For breakfast in First, Business and Premium Economy Class, awaken to the aroma of cinnamon pancakes served with seasonal apple and cranberry compote, and a dollop of pumpkin cream.
This is combined with complimentary blueberry muffins and aromatic cinnamon rolls.
Down in the back
In Economy Class, customers will enjoy a festive chicken roulade with cranberry jus lié, green peas, mashed parsnip with carrots, and baked potatoes with butter and parsley.
This is followed by pumpkin delice with cinnamon cream, or toffee apple and pecan crumble served with salted caramel sauce and marshmallows
On the A380
For those who are on a route operated by an A380 from Dubai to Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington DC, customers can also have a Thanksgiving sweet treat in the onboard lounge.
These include pecan cupcakes with luscious cream cheese frosting, or Snickerdoodle Blondies washed down with a selection of premium whiskeys, cocktails, wine, and champagne.
In the Lounges
Between the 18 and 25 of November, Thanksgiving can also be enjoyed at the Emirates Lounges in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.
This includes dishes of rosemary and sage turkey breast with lemon, green olive, and fig stuffing, accompanied by candied sweet potatoes, marshmallow-toasted pecans, roasted winter vegetables of carrots, brussels sprouts, parsnips and pumpkin, complemented by pistachio and pumpkin-spiced baklava for dessert.
Emirates lounges in Dubai will be offering travellers roasted turkey breast with cranberry sauce, irresistible stuffing, glazed chestnuts, new potatoes with rosemary and paprika, roasted root vegetables with brussels sprouts and pumpkin tart.
Plenty of US Coverage
For those travelling home for Thanksgiving – or escaping from the madness, Emirates has plenty of coverage, with 12 destinations served including:
- Boston Logan International Airport
- New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
- Los Angeles International Airport
- Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
- Chicago O’Hare International Airport
- Washington D.C. Dulles International Airport
- Seattle Tacoma Airport
- Newark Liberty International Airport
- Orlando International Airport
- Dallas-Fort Worth Airport
- San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
- Miami International Airport (MIA)
For those seeking the Airbus A380 passenger experience, you can find it on flights from Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington DC.
The airline also has dedicated lounges in New York-JFK, Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Which might be a big benefit, compared to some of the lounges they contract out to use.
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