Emirates has announced their eight daily flights to London will all be served by A380s from 1 January 2016.
Combined with the airline’s double daily A380 services to Manchester, Emirates will offer 70 A380 flights per week into the UK. Emirates has announced that its eight daily flights to London will all be served by A380s from 1 January 2016, cementing the airline’s status as the largest international A380 operator into the British capital.Emirates has announced that their eight daily flights to London will all be served by A380s from 1 January 2016, cementing the airline’s status as the largest international A380 operator into the British Capital.
Emirates currently has 35 A380 destinations across its network, four of which are in Australia, with Copenhagen joining the airlines A380 network from 1 December.
From Australia Emirates currently flies five A380’s daily to Dubai – two from Sydney, and one each from Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth. Emirates also operates three A380’s trans-Tasman daily with flights from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne to Auckland.
“The deployment of a third A380 to London Gatwick now means that travellers to and from London can enjoy our world-class A380 on every flight,” said Hubert Frach, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations West. “In the last five years we have increased capacity into London by over 25 percent. This demonstrates the attractiveness of the A380 with its ability to serve customer demand at slot-constrained points without the need for adding another frequency.”
“The additional A380 service also means that passengers can now experience Emirates’ flagship A380 experience all the way through to London from popular inbound destinations such as Bangkok, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Shanghai, further strengthening our position as a provider of world class travel.’’