Emirates will provoke a fourth each day flight between Bangkok and Dubai beginning January 1, 2023.
The extra Emirates flight shall be operated by its flagship Airbus A380. Emirates flight EK374 – operated by a three-class configuration – will depart Dubai at 11.35pm, arriving in Bangkok at 7.35am, the next day.
The return flight EK377 – operated by a two-class configuration – will depart Bangkok at 2am, arriving in Dubai at 6am.
The airline mentioned that the extra flight will serve the elevated demand for worldwide journey to and from Bangkok, “as Thailand’s journey and tourism sector expertise a steep revival.”
The airline’s companies to Thailand will embody 28 flights to Bangkok and 14 flights to Phuket every week. Moreover, Emirates additionally operates a each day direct flight to Hong Kong from Bangkok.
Aside from Bangkok, one other route that the provider has pressed its A380 into service is to Gatwick. Earlier this month, it mentioned that it has elevated its companies between Dubai and Gatwick Airport with the addition of a 3rd each day A380 flight. Moreover, the provider operates three each day A380 companies to Manchester within the UK.
Additionally, its A380 landed at Auckland Airport lately too – the primary time that the Emirates double-decker has landed in Auckland since February 2020.
In the meantime, earlier this yr, it started working the A380 on its Dubai-Bengaluru route for the primary time. It subsequently develop into the one provider to function an A380 service to Bengaluru’s Kempegowda Worldwide airport.
One other UAE provider, Etihad, has mentioned it would reintroduce 4 of its A380s into its fleet ranging from the summer season of 2023. Etihad plans to function the A380s to London Heathrow and is within the preparation stage of constructing devoted A380 groups together with recruiting and coaching pilots, cabin crew and technical floor workers to help its A380 operations.