Company Information

Emirates Flight Catering is 90% owned by Emirates airline, with the remaining shares held by Dubai Airports Corporation.

In July 2007, we launched a state-of-the-art complex dedicated to servicing the flights of Emirates. With a built-up area of over 56,000m2, it’s the largest facility of its kind in the world.

  • 56,000 square
  • 225,000 meals
    per day

The complex’s sophisticated automation includes a 2.55km electric monorail system for transporting meal carts, a bin conveyor system to transfer clean items from the Warewash area to the Production and Operations departments, and a vacuum waste system with pipes over 600m long.  

  • 2.55 km long
    electric monorail
  • 600 metres of waste
    vacuum piping

We also cater to other airlines operating at Dubai International airport and currently service more than 100 regular airline clients.

In November 2018, our business grew further with the opening of an additional facility which is dedicated to the production of Emirates Airline First and Business Class meals. With this facility, we have gone further in terms of automation and state-of-the-art equipment


  • HACCP certification
  • ITCA (International Travel Catering Association) Guidelines
  • ISO 45001:2018
  • ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems
  • In 1999, Emirates Flight Catering was the first airline catering unit in the Middle Eastern region to achieve ISO 9000 certification for Quality Management Systems
  • Microbiological Laboratory ISO/IEC 17025 2005 accreditation