Emirates To Replace Boeing 777 With Airbus A380 For Dubai-Manchester

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From 1st February 2015, Emirates will replace its Boeing 777 operating between Dubai International Airport and Manchester Airport with an Airbus A380.

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This means that half of Emirates? 16 daily flights to the UK will be operated by an A380 from February.

Also, the second daily A380 will increase Emirates? capacity from Manchester by 13 per cent, with over 20 per cent of this increase in the premium cabins.

According to the company, the upgraded service will feature 14 seats in First Class, 76 in Business Class and 427 in Economy Class. Passengers throughout all classes can enjoy access to over 2000 channels of films, TV shows, music and games through ice, the airline?s award-winning inflight entertainment system as well as wifi connectivity and gourmet cuisine.

Hubert Frach, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations West said, Manchester is the third busiest airport in the UK and demand for flights to Dubai, and beyond, which has increased significantly during our 25 years of operating out of the airport.

According to him, Manchester is the only UK airport outside of London that the A380, the world?s largest passenger aircraft, flies to and averred that Customers will now have the choice of two daily A380 and one Boeing 777 flights, to travel direct from Manchester to Dubai.

Emirates flight EK019 will depart Dubai International Airport at 1435hrs and arrive in Manchester at 1835hrs. The outbound flight, EK020, will depart Manchester Airport at 2025hrs and arrive in Dubai at 0740hrs.

 

Source: spyghana.com

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