News Emirates is the first choice November 2003 301 Share German business travellers have voted Emirates Airline as their first choice for seat comfort and value for money in a major survey by the biggest business magazine in Europe. A total of 6,000 readers and online users of Germany’s Capital magazine took part in the poll, now in its 17th year, choosing Emirates from a wide range of intercontinental airlines as well as putting the UAF airline in the top five for in-flight service, on-board cuisine, safety and security.Tim Clark, president at Emirates Airline, said: “We are gratified and encouraged by the results. Our business customers are key to our continued success. They fly frequently with us, so their opinions carry a lot of weight. German business travellers are also amongst the most discerning. Emirates currently serves 70 cities in 50 countries. The carrier operates double-daily, non-stop flights between Dubai and both Frankfurt and Munich and daily non-stops between Dubai and Dusseldorf.The airline is also official partner of the 2006 FIFA World Cup football championship, taking place in Germany and has earned more than 250 awards for customer service since its inception in 1985.