Admissions Open for Emirates’ Special Offer for Students

emiratesOffers 10kgs extra baggage allowance, in addition to applicable 30kgs. Up to10% discount on next flight booking

KOLKATA, INDIA – June 26, 2014 – Emirates, a global connector of people and places, has announced a special offer for Indian students who are planning their international travel for higher studies. Students who book their tickets online between 25th June and 30th September, 2014 can take avail 10 kilogrammes extra baggage allowance in addition to the applicable 30kgs baggage when travelling to Europe or Australia and one additional piece (three pieces weighing not more than 23kgs each) when travelling to America. In addition, students can also avail a discount of up to 10% on their next flight booking. These offers are valid on select destinations and for travel between 25th June and 31st October, 2014.

“Studying overseas can be an exciting and fulfilling experience for many Indian students” said Mr. Essa Sulaiman Ahmad, Emirates’ Vice President, India & Nepal. “While students prepare for their higher studies and go through the difficult task of applying and getting through their preferred universities, with this offer we wish to give them an assurance that with Emirates their travel needs are well taken care of.”

Emirates operates flights to over 140 destinations in 80 countries including some of the key education hubs such as Australia, London and the airline’s very recently launched service to Boston which is home to some of the world’s top educational institutes and universities including Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston University.

Aboard modern aircraft, customers are looked after by highly trained, multinational and multilingual cabin crew. The aircraft also features ice, Emirates’ award-winning inflight entertainment system which has up to 1,800 channels and offers a great range of entertainment in the form of latest blockbuster movies, subtitled Hollywood films, music, TV and games. Onboard passengers can enjoy the flavours of Emirates’ recently launched new Indian menu which features regional dishes from across India. In addition, students who fly regularly can join the Emirates popular Skywards frequent flier programme and earn Miles, which can then be redeemed in various ways such as for upgrades with Emirates anywhere on the network, spending Miles on flights with partner airlines, or with our partners in hospitality, car hire, finance, lifestyle and retail. Miles can also be consumed for purchasing vouchers redeemable at luxury hotel suites; theme parks; brand-name shopping or spa treatments.

This offer is available exclusively online via Emirates. To book and for a complete list of terms and conditions and destinations which are applicable, students can visit


List of Destinations


Return Economy Class starting from

One Way Economy Class starting from


INR    73,586

 INR 47,903


INR    65,579

 INR 51,981


INR    74,936

 INR 48,693

New York

INR    60,388

 INR 38,728


INR    66,519

 INR 42,058


INR    49,941

 INR 34,357


INR    42,903

 INR 23,496


INR    46,263

 INR 21,157


INR    42,277

 INR 24,565


INR    44,131

 INR 27,404

About Emirates:

Emirates Airline ( ) is a connector of people and places around the globe. Based in Dubai, Emirates is one of the world’s most recognised airline brands through its support of premier sports and cultural events. Emirates has been inspiring travel and facilitating trade between India and the world since 1985. With 185 flights a week to 10 Indian destinations – Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram; Emirates connects India to the airline’s network of over 142 destinations across 80 countries in six continents. Emirates SkyCargo, the cargo wing of the airline, carries more than 3,000 tonnes of cargo from India to various points across the world every week facilitating various businesses prosper in the country.

On-board its modern and efficient fleet of 212 aircraft, Emirates offers award-winning comfort and service, delivered by friendly cabin crew representing over 130 nationalities. On the ground, Emirates connects millions of people each year through its other operations including Emirates Holidays, its destination marketing arm, and tour operator Arabian Adventures. A multinational and multicultural employer with over 160 nationalities working together, Emirates is committed to connecting people around the globe, and helping them discover, enjoy and share new experiences together.

Emirates currently employs more than 12,000 Indian nationals in a variety of roles across the Emirates Group, including 69 pilots and over 800 Cabin Crew. Emirates offers customised services for the region, which includes local content in leading Indian languages such as Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu etc on their in-flight Entertainment System ‘ice’, besides also offering customized Indian meals on all its flights.