An Emirates aircraft. Image Credit: Gulf News file

Dubai: Customers travelling on Emirates’ flights between Dubai and India in the coming days are in for a special treat as the airline celebrates the festival of lights with traditional Diwali delicacies.

From November 4 to 10, customers travelling in all classes on the said route will enjoy classic Indian sweets and delicacies associated with Diwali. Emirates will also extend the celebrations to select lounges across its global network by offering its customers special dishes.

During the festival week, Emirates customers in economy class can enjoy gram flour-based Motichoor Laddu served with all meals.  In first class and business class, passengers can look forward to fig-based Anjeer Chakkar and Motichoor Laddu in addition to the dessert menu.

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 celebrations are part of Emirates’ ongoing investment to offer customers seasonal menus and a chance to sample new flavours from different destinations when travelling.