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Together in spirit this Ramadan

Whether you’re reuniting with loved ones or travelling this Ramadan, we wish you peace, health and happiness wherever you are in the world. In the spirit of the Islamic holy month, Emirates employees teamed up with artists with learning disabilities to create a special design for the Ramadan meal boxes we’re offering on board. The creative collaboration supports opportunities for the artists to showcase their talent to the world.

Break your fast on board and in our lounges

If you’re fasting for Ramadan, and iftar or suhoor falls during your flight, we’ll give you one of our special Ramadan meal boxes. It’s packed with a nutritious meal and a drink to break your fast or to prepare for the day ahead. And in our Dubai lounges, we’ll be serving Arabic coffee, dates, sweets and lentil soup.

Creating art together

Watch the story of how our Ramadan meal box design came together. Emirates employees worked with UAE artists who have learning disabilities (referred to as people of determination in the UAE) to discuss how they wanted to express the meaning of Ramadan in the box design. We also used the artwork as an animation on our emirates.com homepage.

Download this year’s Ramadan artwork

Take away a piece of this year’s Ramadan campaign. You can download both artworks to use as a background image on your device.

Meet the artists

Get to know some of the people behind the artwork on our Ramadan meal boxes. Find out what inspired them, why they love art and what being creative means to them.

Artwork timelapse

Watch our artists in action in this timelapse. Through team work, creative collaboration and sharing ideas, every artist’s contribution builds into a bigger picture that showcases everyone’s stories.

A recipe for Ramadan

Impress the family with your culinary skills this Ramadan and recreate a tasty Emirates dish. You can find our recipes here on emirates.com or watch our chefs in action on the Emirates Food Channel on your inflight entertainment.  If you’re breaking the fast, taking suhoor, or cooking for iftar, why not try our chefs’ recipes for nourishing Arabic soup, spicy prawn machbous, or flavourful lamb biryani?
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What’s playing on ice

Check out our Ramadan content, from TV series to Arabic audio books. Tune in to Abdulla Hamdan bin Dalmook’s podcast Al San’a to learn all about the daily life and traditional etiquette of the people of the UAE. Or watch Salati Qoret Ainy with host Sheikh Khaled Ismail to reflect on the prayers of the Qur’an.

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Ramadan around the world

There’s never been a better time to immerse yourself in the traditions and history of Ramadan.

Make the most of extra moments to brush up on your Ramadan vocabulary, share stories with family, and spark your imagination by discovering how other countries celebrate this holiday of giving and self-improvement.

Give the greatest gift this Ramadan
Share in the spirit of Ramadan this year. Donate to the Emirates Airline Foundation and learn more about how we’re improving children’s lives around the world.
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