In its latest bid to improve passenger experience, Dubai-based Emirates airline will begin offering flights on comfortable chauffeur-less passenger drones to its hub at Dubai International Airport from any location in the emirate, the airline announced on April 1.
In a tweet, Emirates announced that the drones will made available to Emirates Skywards Platinum members from April 2020.
The tweet said each drone will feature two fully-enclosed First Class private suites.
A concept image of the drone shows a four-rotor vehicle, painted in Emirates livery.
Another image shows a female passenger reclining in the drone while enjoying a beverage and the airline’s award winning ICE in-flight entertainment system.
Fly on our chauffeur-less drones between any location in Dubai and @DXB, from April 2020. Each drone features two fully-enclosed First Class private suites. Our new drone airport transfer service will be offered to all Emirates Skywards Platinum members. #FlyEmiratesFlyBetter pic.twitter.com/s35dNg89jz— Emirates Airline (@emirates) March 31, 2019
The Emirates tweet quickly amassed hundreds of comments, as well as 1,300 re-tweets and 2,300 ‘likes’.
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