Travellers on Emirates will enjoy a Valentine's Day with a difference. Picture: Supplied.

Emirates is celebrating with its customers on board and on the ground to mark Valentine’s Day across its global network.

To sweeten air travel during this period, Emirates is giving out heart shaped milk chocolates on all flights from Dubai on February 14. The premium single origin coverture Belgium chocolate will be served alongside the main course for Economy and Business Class customers exclusively for one day only.

Cake and champagne packages are also available in Economy Class for those wanting to celebrate with their loved ones on board. Customers can choose either a vanilla or chocolate cake accompanied by a 200ml bottle of Moët et Chandon Brut NV for around R514. The packages are available on flights from Dubai and can be pre-ordered via Emirates call centre agents.

In First Class, customers will find their goodie baskets transformed for Valentine’s Day. In addition to the usual treats of snacks and mints, a duo of heart shaped Belgian chocolates as well white chocolate coated blackcurrant-infused liquorice balls will be added for two days only from 13th February.

Prior to boarding, customers can enjoy Moet & Chandon Rosé Impérial from February 13 across all seven Emirates lounges at Dubai International Airport. The limited edition champagne will be accompanied by specially created Valentine’s Day desserts including a berry treat filled with blueberry yoghurt mousse and mixed berry compote; a white chocolate raspberry delight prepared with white chocolate mousse and raspberry jelly; chocolate Valentine’s truffle prepared with dark chocolate mousse filled with raspberry jelly and an almond caramelised orange cake prepared with orange mousse stuffed with caramelised almond.

Customers in need of a last minute Valentine’s gift are in luck as there is a Duty Free sale on board from the  February 10th - 18th offering a 20% discount on all purchases over R1135. Items on sale include perfumes, jewellery and accessories.

Valentine’s Day is the latest occasion Emirates is celebrating with a special offering on board and in the lounges. The airline has previously developed seasonal menus for Christmas, Diwali and Oktoberfest among other holidays.