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Hot Cross Buns & More: Emirates Reveals New Treats For Easter Flights

Emirates has special treats in store for passengers on Easter flights. Celebrating Catholic Easter in March and Orthodox Easter in May, Emirates will serve traditional lamb and an array of chocolate desserts in the lounges, hot cross buns, Easter bread onboard, sweet surprises for kids, and all the latest and greatest new family-friendly movies online.

Easter Treats Served On Emirates Flights

From 29-31 March, Emirates customers flying in every class to Australia, USA, Canada, Europe, UK, Brazil, Philippines, South Africa, Mauritius, and Ghana will enjoy a sumptuous selection of Easter treats onboard.

  • Economy Class customers will be offered a hot cross bun or Easter bread with their meal or a delicious Easter dessert of carrot cake with an indulgent très leches sauce.
  • Customers in First, Business, and Premium Economy class will also be served a chocolate cake garnished with creamy ganache and redcurrants or a strawberry cheesecake dotted with an elegant mini-Easter egg.
  • Kids in all classes will receive a brightly colored ‘Happy Easter’ biscuit shaped like an Easter egg.
  • In the A380 Onboard Lounge, customers can relish traditional Easter simnel fruitcake with marzipan.

Emirates Orthodox Easter Celebrations

From 5-7 May, on routes from Dubai to Russia, Cyprus, and Greece, First and Business Class customers can tuck into traditional herb-crusted lamb for Easter, served with crispy roasted potatoes, baby carrots, and tzatziki sauce, followed by Easter cake, also known as Kulich bread.

Easter in Emirates Lounges

Across Emirates’ global network of lounges between 29 March and 1 April, customers will enjoy classic Easter fare in most locations. In the First Class lounges of Dubai, customers can look forward to tender lamb chops, roasted potatoes and vegetables, or a rich lamb stew with potatoes, carrots, and dried fruits in the Business Class lounge. Both lounges will feature an assortment of Easter-themed cookies and an abundance of Easter chocolate, from chocolate pots to homemade milk chocolate ice cream to chocolate gateaux.

Entertainment for Easter on Emirates ice IFE

Emirates passengers flying over Easter can access a world-class entertainment library on ice, with more than 6,500 channels, including up to 2,000 movies.

  • 2024 Academy Award-winning movies like Oppenheimer, Zone of Interest, American FictionandAnatomy of a Fall.
  • New releases onboard in April include The Color Purple, The Lesson, Napoleon, Freud’s Last Session, The Taste of Things, and May December.

Kids and Family Friendly-Entertainment

There is also a huge movie collection for kids and kids at heart, including Disney Classics, Marvel Studios, and Wizarding World. The collection features the complete Harry Potter film series and Harry Potter TV specials, as well as pre-school kids’ TV shows from CBeebies, Cartoon Network, and more.

In April, there will be several family-friendly new release movie highlights, including Wish, Migration, Wonka, and Trolls Band Together, for kids to enjoy on their Easter travels.


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