The United Arab Emirates are luxury and extravagance flourishing among bleak deserts. Finnair serves Dubai (DXB) and Abu Dhabi (AUH). With our Nordic Sky Entertainment package, your intercontinental flight to the United Arab Emirates can be more enjoyable than you think. Watch the latest blockbuster, catch up on your favourite TV show, or unwind with a good book or newspaper. Flying doesn’t have to be boring; book your flights to the United Arab Emirates with us and fly the Nordic way.
Destinations in the United Arab Emirates served by Finnair
- Dubai is constantly evolving and growing into one of the biggest cities in the world. Sat in the middle of the United Arab Emirates’ desert, Dubai is a landscape of huge skyscrapers, extravagance and richness. It’s a wish list destination for shopping fanatics, with over 70 shopping centres in the city centre!
- Abu Dhabi, the capital of the largest of the Emirates, is an opulent city with large parks and gardens, luxurious hotels and an impressive skyline. Aside from shopping in its world-renowned malls, there are plenty of activities and attractions in Abu Dhabi, such as camel races, desert safaris, cruises along the Corniche, and Khalifa Park.
Typical food and drink in the United Arab Emirates
Fish is widely eaten in the United Arab Emirates alongside beef, chicken, lamb and goat. Because it is a mostly Muslim country, pork isn’t eaten. Coffee and herbal teas are popular drinks, while alcohol sales are largely prohibited unless in specifically licenced venues.
Practical information about the United Arab Emirates
Currency – Emirati dirham (د.إ).
Time Zone – UTC+04:00.
Tipping – You can tip at your discretion, but many high-end restaurants will add a 6% tourist service charge on to your bills.
Water – Tap water in the United Arab Emirates is generally safe to drink, but if in doubt, use bottled water.
Electricity – 220 volts or 50 Hz.