Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, announced recently that it will new start using a B777-300ER on it regular Bangkok-Dubai route as well as it daily A380 services.
Bangkok, one of Emirates’ earliest destinations in the Far East joining the network in 1990, will receive a second daily, non-stop Airbus A380 service from27 October 2013, operating as EK372 which departs Dubai at 0940hrs and arrives in Bangkok at 1840hrs. The return flight EK373 departs Bangkok at 2040hrs and arrives in Dubai the following day at 0030hrs.
As well as this, the flight EK 377 from Bangkok to Dubai will be upgraded from an Airbus A330-200 to a Boeing 777-300ER, starting from 1 September 2013.
“The latest A380 service addition and the upgrade for Bangkok-Dubai flight using the Boeing 777-300ER further reinforces the significance of Bangkok to Emirates’ operations in the region. Given outstandingly high demand for this route, adding the second daily A380 service will not only allow our passengers heightened flexibility but also support the country’s growing tourism industry,” said Mr. Jabr Al-Azeeby, Emirates’ Area Manager for Thailand and Indochina.
Emirates, with an all wide-body fleet of 201 aircraft, currently flies to 134 destination in 76 countries including 23 destinations in 12 countries in the Far East and Australasia. From Bangkok, Emirates offers services to Dubai, Hong Kong, Sydney and Christchurch; from Hong Kong Emirates offers flights to Dubai and Bangkok.