Spreading the festive cheer in UAE, Emirates Airlines celebrated Diwali by surprising people in Dubai with a special Mithai (sweets) truck on the eve of the festival of lights. Distributing special Indian sweets and desserts at Dubai’s famous Bollywood Parks and City Walks, the UAE-based airline’s crew took everyone by surprise. Not only did the staff give out traditional Indian sweets, air hostesses of the airline even danced to peppy Bollywood numbers, entertaining the crowd.
“Visitors of all ages, particularly children, also enjoyed creating a mini Rangoli, a spectacular Diwali pattern with colourful sand,” the carrier said in a statement as they released a video of the celebration along with photos on the brand’s social media handles.
Emirates will be offering passengers special Diwali treats across all classes on all flights from Dubai to India from 7 November to 10 November 2018 to celebrate the grand festival. While customers travelling in Economy class can enjoy “Motichoor Ladoos with all hot tray meals”, passengers travelling in “Business and First Class passengers can also enjoy Anjeer Chakkar” the company added.
Earlier, the airline brand also announced that from November 4 to 10, Diwali celebrations will also take place in selected lounges across its global network by offering its customers special dishes. “On November 7, Emirates’ premium lounges in Dubai, Delhi, Cape Town, Johannesburg and Kuala Lumpur will also join in the celebrations and serve sweets such as barfis, laddoos, jalebis; mains such as biryani rice and chapatti; snacks like dal kachori, samosa; and desserts such as angoori rabdi, Rasmalai and kheer,” the award-winning airline brand added in a statement.
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