Emirates wins Best Airline and Best Long-Haul Airline at the Leading UK Travel Awards 2020


Following an unprecedented year for travel, hundreds of thousands of votes were cast by readers looking to celebrate the best in the industry. And in the end, Emirates was recognized as the Best Airline for 2020 at The Sun Travel Awards, and the Best Long-Haul Airline at The Times and The Sunday Times Travel Awards respectively.

Emirates' range of world-class products and services on board its modern, wide-body aircraft speaks for itself. Passengers enjoy over 4,500 channels of entertainment on ice – the airline's award-winning inflight entertainment system. Travelers  speaks well of Emirates' regionally-inspired inflight meals and complimentary beverages. The recognition came in at a time when Emirates had started to resume its operations and rebuild its network to provide more travel opportunities to more than 95 destinations via Dubai.

These exemplary feats underscore Emirates' commitment to offer a better and safer customer experience in the air and on the ground across every class of travel. Emirates has re-introduced its iconic A380 products and onboard experiences, including the Onboard Lounge and Shower Spa, as well as social areas in Business Class and First Class on select Boeing 777- 300ER aircraft following a thorough review and the implementation of additional health and safety measures.

Emirates was recently rated the safest airline in the world in its response to the COVID-19 Pandemic according to the Safe Travel Barometer. It topped the ranks with a 'Safe Travel Score' of 4.4 out of 5.0 among 230+ airlines evaluated worldwide. The airline has set industry-leading safety standards at every step of the customer journey, including the distribution of hygiene kits, personal protective equipment for cabin crew, and enhanced cleaning procedures including the disinfection of aircraft lavatories every 45 minutes on flights longer than 1.5 hours.

Customers can do a stopover or spend their time in Dubai this winter. The city remains to be one of the most popular global destinations from eclectic landmarks, pristine beaches, and world-class shopping malls.

Book your Dubai tickets in advance and see why frequent flyers choose Emirates as their top choice.