Emirates has expanded its virtual reality portfolio
(VR) experiences in the Oculus Store.

Users of Oculus VR headsets can now see what the
The airline’s first, business and economy class cabins are like and
Take a look at the cabin before deciding where to sit.

Boutros Boutros, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice
President, Corporate Communications, Marketing and Branding said:
“Emirates aims to offer innovative and outstanding customers
Experiences whether on board, on the ground or in digital
Place. In 2018 we will be the first airline in the world to launch
advanced web VR technology on our digital platforms, our
Customers an immersive opportunity to learn about the fantastic
Emirates experience that awaited them before stepping in

“We have invested and developed this experience, and
Today we are happy to be the first airline to have one
full-fledged Oculus VR app. This initiative expands our global reach and
Ability to connect with our audiences across digital platforms. It
is especially relevant right now, as many people don’t have it
Traveled for a while because of the pandemic and looking
Inspiration and exploration and rediscovery of their flight
Options. “

Created in collaboration with a technology company
Renacen, Emirates customers can use Economy,
Business and first class cabins, explore their seating as well
the legendary onboard lounge and the shower spa on the Emirates A380
with navigation hotspots.

The airline is expected to become its new premium economy
Updated version of cabin and latest A380 aircraft interiors
coming soon.

In other future developments, Emirates plans to offer
Customers the opportunity to explore destinations, choose a cabin and
book and pay for your Emirates flight within the Emirates
Oculus VR App.

Emirates Oculus VR App in the Oculus Store:
provides users with accurate, life-size and interactive cabin interiors
Experiences aboard the flagship A380 of Emirates and Boeing
777-300ER Gamechanger aircraft. For example, users can “pick up”
Objects from the onboard lounge, “switch on” the shower in the shower
Spa, or close the doors of the private suite behind it. You can even
explore the cockpit.

Emirates.com on PCs, mobile devices or the
Emirates App for iOS and Android: An immersive 3D web VR
and 360-degree view of the Emirates Boeing 777 and Airbus A380
Aircraft cabin interior (all 20 different configurations)
Airline’s fleet). Customers can explore their seats beforehand
Check in online with the 3D seating plan. The tool enables customers
to navigate from one seat to another, and even allows would-bes
Customers can book their preferred seats from within the 3D
Surroundings. Users can also enjoy hands-free car navigation and
Seat selection with any VR headset such as Google Cardboard. the
Technology is compatible with all devices without the need for it
external applications or plugins.

The Emirates virtual reality experience was
awarded as top 6 finalist at this year’s prestigious 5th international
VR Awards in the category “VR Marketing of the Year”.

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