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The Emirates announced its intention to upgrade its services in Melbourne by conducting a second daily flight on the Dubai-Melbourne route, using its iconic Airbus A380 aircraft. The second daily flight is scheduled to start operating from May 1, bringing the number of flights operated by the carrier from Dubai to Melbourne to 14 flights per week.
The new flight will also increase the number of seats on Emirates-operated daily flights between Dubai and Melbourne to more than 1,000 seats per day, bringing the total number of seats on airline-operated flights between its global headquarters in Dubai and the Australian state. of “Victoria” in 700,000 seats per year, in 516 seats on each trip.
On this route, the airline uses Airbus A380 aircraft to deliver three classes (14 suites in first class, 76 convertible seats in business class and 426 comfortable seats in economy class). Passengers can book their tickets on these flights through emirates.com, through the Emirates app available on smartphones or through travel agents.
From 1 May, the additional flight will depart from Dubai daily at 10:05, arriving in Melbourne at 05:30 the next day, while the return flight will depart from Melbourne at 05:15. Dubai at 13:00. The additional service will join the existing service, which leaves Dubai daily at 02:40 am and arrives in Melbourne at 21:50 pm. The return flight departs from Melbourne at 21:15 and arrives in Dubai at 05:15 the next morning, noting that all times mentioned are local time.
International flights arriving in Victoria before the Covid-19 pandemic erupted brought it more than 3.1 million visitors a year and poured $ 8.8 billion a year into its economy as Emirates Airlines was investing in transporting 22% of 1.3 million. Annual visitors arriving in Victoria from major European countries like Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland, which added $ 86 million to Victoria’s economy in 2019.
Barry Brown, Emirates Vice President of Commercial Operations in Australia, said: “As an international airline serving Australia for more than a quarter of a century, we are pleased to increase our services in Melbourne and add more locations to “Our flights to the state capital of Victoria, as our second daily flight using the Airbus A380, is our ongoing commitment to Australia and our desire to provide more travel options for our passengers, while the demand for international travel continues to grow.”
Barry Brown added: “Since launching its first flight to Melbourne in 1996, Emirates has carried more than 11 million passengers on this major itinerary and we are pleased to allow Victorian travelers and businesses to continue to enjoy the reach. global of our vast space. network. ”
Emirates Airlines increases its services in Australia
Australia is the third largest destination, Emirates operates flights using the Airbus A380 and the carrier has worked tirelessly to strengthen its commitment to increase the number of flights to Australia, which will increase in May to 42 flights per week. From that date, the airline will serve the capitals of the states of “Victoria” and “New South Wales” with two flights per day, while it will serve the capital of the state “Queensland” with one flight per day using Airbus A380. Emirates also operates flights to Perth using wide-body Boeing 777ER-300 aircraft, where it will operate daily flights from 1 May 2022.
Riding aboard the Emirates Airbus A380 is a wonderful experience that is much loved by travelers, due to the space, space and comfort of the cockpits of this type of aircraft. The airline is gradually expanding the operation of its aircraft of this iconic model in line with the ever-increasing demand and giving the necessary approvals to perform flights. Note that the airline currently uses the Airbus A380 on its regular flights to 29 different destinations. More information about the aircraft of this iconic model can be found here.
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As travelers from Australia begin to travel abroad again, Emirates Airlines has extended its flexible ticket booking policies until August 2022 if travel plans are modified. The validity of some tickets can be extended up to 36 months as part of the airline’s commitment to providing maximum flexibility for passengers.
Emirates and Qantas passengers can access a wide network of destinations thanks to the joint code partnership between the two airlines. In addition to more than 120 destinations within the Emirates flight network, the airline passengers can currently travel to around 30 additional destinations through this partnership, while Qanta customers can travel with Emirates flights to Dubai and access it in more than 50 cities in Europe. , The Middle East and North America.
In line with Emirates ’focus on giving its passengers a unique travel experience that enjoys high levels of tranquility, comfort and distinction, the airline has led the airline industry in protecting the health of passengers to ensure they feel safe and secure when making the decision to travel, as Emirates passengers enjoy a great deal of confidence and security with the airline’s commitment to providing the latest health and safety measures at every stage of their flights.
Emirates encourages travelers to follow the latest government guidelines regarding their travel to ensure that they meet the travel requirements at their final destinations. For more information on Dubai entry requirements, please visit: https://www.emirates.com/au/english/help/covid-19/dubai-travel-requirements/
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