Emirates will serve beloved Bavarian treats on board flights to Munich, Hamburg, Dusseldorf and Frankfurt, as well as in the respective airport lounges, from September 17 to October 2 to mark Germany’s Oktoberfest festival.
Serving its cosmopolitan clientele, Emirates celebrates many multicultural occasions on board such as Diwali, Christmas and the Lunar New Year. The special Oktoberfest celebration will see passengers enjoy a traditionally German main course and dessert in Economy, Business and First Class, bistro bites in the iconic A380 onboard lounge and a variety of classic dishes from the Oktoberfest in world-class airport lounges.
Economy class passengers can feast on roast chicken with paprika, served with a creamy mustard sauce, potato wedges and braised red cabbage, followed by a Bienenstich – a German cream cake with almonds and with honey, served with a fruit compote. Business class and first class passengers will enjoy braised veal shank, roasted seasonal vegetables and more delicious bread dumplings, and first class passengers can feast on Dampfnudel for dessert – a traditional sweet baked bun steamed with a caramelized bottom and a soft top, drizzled with vanilla sauce and whipped cream.
Tasty Oktoberfest sandwiches and snacks available on board include the Leberwurst sausage sandwich with sweet mustard, Austrian roll with Emmental cheese and pickle, and the ultimate German savory snack – pretzels. Before landing, passengers will receive a farewell gift of individually wrapped gingerbread hearts.
In the airport lounges of Munich, Hamburg, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt; a range of dishes will be offered to customers, including Veal Weisswurst with parsley and mustard, a traditional Bavarian sausage. Customers can choose a light bite of Obazda and pretzel – a cheese delicacy, or indulge in savory chicken with parsley, classic potato salad and Käsepätzle – Germany’s version of mac and cheese, made with egg noodles and Emmental cheese.
Emirates currently offers three daily flights from Dubai to Frankfurt, double daily connections to Munich, as well as daily flights to Dusseldorf and Hamburg. Responding to increased passenger demand, the winter flight schedule will see additional flight operations scheduled on these routes from 1 October. – TradeArabia Press Service