As you will all know Dad and I are on our way to Gallipoli.
We decided to fly Emirates and stop off in Dubai for a week to see my brother and his family. The last time he was in NZ was for Mum’s funeral and Dad’s ONZM investiture.
We arrived at Auckland airport and were pleasantly surprised to find we had been upgraded to Business Class the whole way. We didn’t even realise we’d been upgraded until the check-in staff handed over the boarding passes and directed us to the lounge.
I had previously flown on an A380 from Singapore to Dubai but was in economy class.
I’ve flown a fair bit in my professional life before blogging and was astonished with the Emirates A380 economy class accommodations.
Business class is another level again and having experienced long haul Business Class with airlines like Air New Zealand, Qantas and Singapore Airlines, Emirates Business Class surpasses all of them.
Dad, who has travelled far more extensively than me, says that Emirates Business Class is right up there with the very best.
Let’s start though with the lounges…Auckland’s lounge is way better than Air New Zealand’s. The elegance and design are very exclusive. We had a feed in the lounge, me because I had missed lunch. The food was excellent. Read more »