Emirates Launches “Virtual Reality” Movies at Dubai Airport Lounges

Dubai’s flagship carrier has done it again! Emirates is introducing a “virtual reality” experience through their brand new Skylights theatre headsets. These are currently on trial in the Business Class Lounge of Concourse B at the Dubai International Airport.

Customers can try out the headsets in the Business Class Lounge for the entire month of April, then in the First Class Lounge (still in Concourse B) in May. With this latest offering, the airlines definitely lives up to its name as the best airline in the world!

Emirates has introduced a new “virtual reality” experience.
Image Credit: Emirates.com

Emirates Introduces “Skylight Theatre Headsets”

If the trial is well received, Emirates will install more headsets across all its lounges in Dubai. But what exactly can we expect from a Skylight theatre headset? Here are some exciting features:

  • Weighs only 120 grams
  • Built-in sound & video
  • Full HD viewing experience
  • Wide-angle field of view for 3D & 2D content

At this time, passengers can watch 3D and 2D movies, including Boss Baby, Alien: Covenant, and Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice. In addition, episodes of documentaries like Planet Earth and Cosmos are also available with 360-degree videos!

The Skylights theatre headset
Image Credit: Emirates.com

Emirates Lounges at Dubai International Airport
There are currently seven Emirates Lounges at the Dubai International Airport, spread across Concourses A, B, and C. Each concourse includes Business Class and First Class Lounges. Entrance is complimentary for Business Class and First Class passengers, along with Emirates Skywards Silver, Gold, and Platinum members.

Aside from the new Skylights theatre experience, Emirates Lounges also offer:

  • Gourmet cuisine prepared on-site by Emirates Chefs
  • Complimentary full bar service & wine cellar
  • Shower facilities
  • Health spa
  • Shoe shine service
  • Children’s play areas
  • Cellphone charging stations

With all of these facilities, Emirates customers can look forward to traveling in comfort, style, and luxury. Speaking of which, have you ever wondered how much the airlines’ pilots make? Check out this article about Emirates pilots’ salaries.


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