Emirates was named the 2024 APEX World Class Airline winner for mastering the visitor expertise and offering distinctive customer support on the 2024 APEX/IFSA Awards in Lengthy Seaside, California.
Emirates is one in every of simply eight airways worldwide to obtain this honour, as decided by a rigorous audit of its high quality of service, security, and well being management programmes. Emirates was additionally honoured with a 2024 IFSA award for ‘Greatest Onboard Amenity’ in appreciation of the Emirates Sustainable Economic system Class amenity equipment, which comes with important facilities to enhance passenger consolation whereas being manufactured from extra sustainable supplies designed for reusability.
Emirates was given the World Class designation for demonstrating the best world requirements of security and well-being, sustainability, and service-guest expertise.
The aviation trade praised Emirates for its innovation and dedication to excellence after celebrating a yr of report income, a profitable first yr of Premium Economic system Class, vital investments in bettering onboard companies, and notable steps in direction of a extra sustainable future.
“Tonight, we did greater than merely acknowledge the prowess and keenness of the airline trade; we paid tribute to 2024 APEX World Class trailblazers like Emirates, who’ve unequivocally etched a golden chapter within the annals of air journey past 5 stars. I had the privilege of spending invaluable moments with President Sir Tim Clark at APEX’s FTE EMEA occasion in Dublin earlier this yr. The insights, the imaginative and prescient, and the sheer audacity of Emirates’ strategy to revolutionizing the skies carried in each phrase he shared. Emirates isn’t just an airline; it’s a symphony of innovation, ambition, and timeless dedication to excellence.” APEX CEO Dr Joe Chief commented.
Emirates’ Economic system Class amenity kits are complimentary on long-haul flights and comprise designs that mirror nature’s 4 primary components: hearth, water, earth, and air.
The pouches are reusable and manufactured from washable kraft paper with customized art work printed in non-toxic soy ink. The contents comprise a wide range of long-lasting journey requirements produced from much less dangerous supplies than single-use plastic. The toothbrush is manufactured from wheat straw and plastic, whereas the socks and eyeshades are manufactured from recycled plastic, specifically rPET (recycled polythene terephthalate).
Along with the reusable amenity kits, Emirates has a number of different initiatives in Economic system Class that target utilizing sustainable supplies the place attainable, similar to cosy blankets produced from recycled plastic bottles, with every blanket produced from 28 recycled plastic bottles – an initiative that has saved over 95 million plastic bottles from landfill over the past six years.
With the introduction of wood tea and low stirrers onboard, single-use plastic has been decreased, whereas paper straws and in-flight purchasing baggage are created from wooden and paper sourced from responsibly managed forests.
Emirates’ complementary toy baggage, toddler amenity packages, and plush toys are manufactured from recycled plastic bottles and different sustainable supplies for the airline’s youngest clients. When flights land in Dubai, Emirates recycles plastic and glass aboard, eradicating lots of of kilogrammes of glass and plastic from landfills every year.