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or business and leisure travelers between Dallas and Dubai, Emirates’ A380 airliner provides a grand, elegant experience a world above all others. Heralded as the world’s largest passenger aircraft, the 488-seat double-decker aircraft takes the concept of flying to a new level with 14 private first-class suites, a 76-seat business-class section and 398 spacious seats in its economy class. Emirates A380 isn’t just the most luxurious aircraft in the world, it’s also considered the most environmentally friendly, burning up to 20 percent less fuel per seat than its competitors. Passengers in all classes aboard Emirates A380 can expect top-notch service, wider main deck cabins, advanced mood lighting systems, onboard WiFi and exceptional gourmet cuisine. In addition, each seat comes equipped with ice Digital Widescreen, a comprehensive entertainment system featuring more than 1,800 channels of

films, TV programs, music and podcasts. During the daily, 14-hour, 45-minute flight between Dallas and Dubai, passengers in firstand business-class sections enjoy perks such as personal mini-bars, privacy dividers, exclusive storage areas and seats that convert to beds. Also onboard is an upperdeck lounge area in which firstand business-class passengers may stretch their legs while enjoying canapés and cocktails. In addition to flying in mini-hotel suites, first-class flyers can shower at 40,000 feet. Two state-of-theart shower spas, complete with heated flooring and Emirates’ Timeless Spa toiletries, enable first-class passengers to arrive at their destinations revitalized and refreshed. Since 2012, Emirates has provided daily non-stop service between DFW and Dubai on its 267-seat Boeing 777, transporting more than 460,000 passengers between the two cities. “Commencing an A380 service

to Dallas/Fort Worth allows us to provide the region with an additional 222 seats on the route each way daily, which will allow a greater number of people access to Emirates’ home and hub of Dubai and our global network beyond, including India, Africa and the Far East,” says Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President Hubert Frach. The non-stop service between the two cities has been crucial in connecting Dallas, home to over 10,000 corporate headquarters and 18 Fortune 500 companies, with the energy hubs of the Middle East. One of the world’s top five tourist destinations, Dubai is known for its largerthan-life amenities and luxurious hotels. The city also offers business travelers a safe haven in which to conduct business. Dallas-Fort Worth is one of five U.S. gateways serviced by an Emirates A380. Others are Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and Houston.

Luxury Airliner Fly to Dubai from Dallas in the world’s largest, lavish passenger plane.

— ILENE JACOBS

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Dallas Hotel Magazine - Winter 2015  

In this issue we catch up with actress Linda Gray, who played Sue Ellen Ewing on both the original "Dallas" TV series and the recent reboot....

Dallas Hotel Magazine - Winter 2015  

In this issue we catch up with actress Linda Gray, who played Sue Ellen Ewing on both the original "Dallas" TV series and the recent reboot....