Various airlines are looking at Europe as a potential market and launching flights across different destinations in the continent. These airlines have realized that Europe is frequented by business travelers hence can help them earn huge benefits. Let us look at what Emirates and Philippines Airlines have to offer for European travelers.
Emirates, the popular gulf airline is breaking out of its traditional Dubai route and launching service between New York and Milan. The airline announced its plans to offer transatlantic flights between the United States and Europe. This new experimental service is set to commence on October 1, 2013. The airline is renowned to provide excellent facilities to its passengers flying business class.
Milan is the fashion capital of Europe and many business travelers frequent the city. Offering new flights to this city makes sense for the airline as it can capitalize on its position and goodwill to earn greater revenues. The gulf carrier already has three daily flights to Dubai from Milan. The New York service is an extension of its operations into the Italian city. It has a lot at stakes, as this route is an experimental one.
The flagship carrier of Philippines the PAL is all set to resume flights to Europe. The airline, which was banned by the European Union (EU), received permissions to re-launch its operations in Europe. The airline has plans to commence services to London, Amsterdam, Paris, Rome, and Madrid giving travelers another option to buy business class flights to Europe.
The carrier aims to launch service to at least two European destinations towards the end of this year. It will use the services of Airbus A340 or Boeing 777 planes to operate to these cities. Some of the amenities that travelers can enjoy with PAL include reading lights, laptop charger, USB port, and adjustable seats. Other facilities comprise touch-screen monitors, reading lights, huge tray tables, and bottle holder complimented with chic upholstery, and on-demand audio video system.