Emirates has said it will equip all its flights to and from England with Live TV to screen the UEFA Europa League Final on May 29 and the UEFA Champions League Final on June 1.
Broadcast on the dedicated in flight sports channel, Sport 24, the two all-English finals has prompted the airline to make special arrangements to ensure all the 23 Emirates flights operating to and from England during match times are equipped with Live TV.
This includes flights to and from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle and Birmingham.
Emirates currently has 175 aircraft equipped with Live TV including all Boeing 777 and select Airbus 380s.
An estimated 70,000 Emirates travellers could be watching the finals mid-flight, making Emirates’ 'Stadium in the sky' comparable in capacity to the Olympic Stadium in Baku where the Europa League Final will be played and the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid where the Champions League Final will be played.
Emirates said aports fans travelling over the next month can look forward to watching more events live on Sport 24 – such as the NBA Finals, the French Open, and the FIFA Women’s World Cup Final.
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