Emirates Unveils Newly Refurbished Boeing 777-200LR in Fort Lauderdale
Emirates has unveiled a brand new Business Class cabin and configuration on its Boeing 777-200LR aircraft with new wider seats laid out in a 2-2-2 configuration. Fort Lauderdale is the first Emirates destination to receive the newly refurbished Boeing 777-200LR.
The newly refurbished Emirates 777-200LR aircraft offers two cabin classes with 38 Business Class seats and 264 seats in Economy Class. While the Business Class seats are in the same design and shape of Emirates’ latest lie-flat seats, they are now two-inches wider for a more comfortable journey. This refurbished aircraft offers passengers the refreshed Business Class configuration along with the latest color palette of champagne color seats and wood grain finishings. The Business Class seat has a pitch of 72 inches and moves into a fully flat sleeping position. It also has touchscreen controls for the seat and inflight entertainment system, several personal lighting options, privacy panels between seats, a shoe stowage area, footrest and a personal mini-bar.
Economy Class seats onboard Emirates’ 777-200LR have also been refreshed to the latest colour palette of soft greys and blues. The ergonomically designed seats come with full leather headrests that have flexible panels and can also be adjusted vertically for optimum support.
Emirates is the largest operator of the Boeing 777, and with luxury and comfort at the heart of the airline’s product refresh passengers can now look forward to features such as:
- New seat color
- Electronic window shades in Business Class
- A social area in Business Class for guests where they can help themselves to premium snacks and beverage during the flight.
- Larger in-flight entertainment screens in Business Class (from 17” to 23”)
In all classes of travel:
- WiFi and Live TV
- New baby bassinet designs
- Removal of overhead bins in center of the cabin for a more spacious feel
- Up to 3,500 channels of on-demand entertainment in ice with 700 movies, over 200 hours of TV, 90 kids channels and thousands of music tracks every month
“Emirates will invest over US$150 million to refresh the 10 existing 777-200LR aircraft in its fleet. We’re very pleased to bring the first of our newly renovated 777-200LR aircraft to Fort Lauderdale, enabling Floridians and sun-seekers alike to experience the ultimate luxury during long-haul flights,” said Matthias Schmid – Senior Vice President, North America, Emirates.
“Fort Lauderdale is Emirates’ second destination in Florida, after launching Orlando in 2015. Bringing our latest enhanced inflight experience to Fort Lauderdale shows our continued to commitment to highlight a unique product and award-winning service to passengers flying to and from South Florida to our home in Dubai and onwards to more than 150 global destinations.”
For more information, visit emirates.com.