Emirates embraces International Mother Language Day

Emirates celebrated International Mother Language Day on the 21 February.

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The UNESCO day that honours the importance of cultural and linguistic diversity for sustainable societies - Emirates highlights the vast array of languages spoken onboard by multicultural cabin crew, the comprehensive and detailed website translated into 28 languages, as well as the vast library of in-language content available on its award-winning inflight entertainment system, ice.

On board every flight with Emirates, cabin crew can speak an array of languages. Emirates proactively hire cabin crew who are multilingual, as communicating with passengers in their own language is considered a core part of Emirates signature hospitality. Emirates cabin crew are recruited from more than 130 countries and together speak more than 70 languages.

On Emirates.com, the website that provides information on every aspect of the Emirates experience, the content can be viewed in 28 different languages with a simple click. The Emirates app for iOS and Android is also available in 19 different languages.