Emirates ramps up operations across continents With Dubai-Beijing service to be resumed from 15 March

Emirates has boosted operations by 31% (total ASKMs) since the start of itsfinancial year and has further plans to ramp up seat capacity in its latestpublished northern summer schedule starting 26 March 2023.


Emirates has boosted operations by 31% (total ASKMs) since the start of itsfinancial year and has further plans to ramp up seat capacity in its latestpublished northern summer schedule starting 26 March 2023. Emirates Dubai-Beijing service will be resumed witha daily non-stop Boeing 777-300ER service from 15 March, upgrading to anA380 effective 01 May. A second daily service will commence effective 01September with an A380.

In the past months, the airline has planned and executed the rapid growthof its network operations - reintroducing services to 5 cities; launchingflights to 1 new destination (Tel Aviv), adding 251 weekly flights ontoexisting routes; and continuing the roll-out of service enhancements in the airand on the ground.

Adnan Kazim, Emirates’ Chief Commercial Officer said: “Emirates continuesto expand its global network and deploy its capacity to meet travel demandacross the world. Our financial year started relatively quietly as we held backour ramp up until the planned northern runway rehabilitation program at DubaiInternational airport was completed in June. From July 2022 onwards, it’s beennon-stop expansion.”

He added: “Customer demand has been very strong, andour forward bookings are also robust. Emirates is working hard onseveral fronts - to bring back operating capacity as quickly as the ecosystemcan manage, while also upgrading our fleet and product to ensure our customersalways enjoy the best possible Emirates experience. So far, 4 of our A380aircraft have been completely refurbished with our new cabin interiors andPremium Economy seats, and more will enter service as our US$2 billion cabinand service enhancement program picks up pace.”

In the coming months, established routes to Europe, Australia and Africawill be served with more Emirates flights, while in East Asia, more cities areseeing route restarts.

Upcoming A380 deployments in Northern Summer 2023 season:

Emirates continues to scale up its A380 operations with the reintroductionof the iconic double-decker across its network: Glasgow (from 26 March),Casablanca from (15 April), Beijing (from 01 May), Shanghai (from 04 June),Nice (from 1 June), Birmingham (from 1 July), Kuala Lumpur (from 01 August),and Taipei (from 01 August).

Upcoming route enhancements by region:


Amsterdam: from 14 to 19 weekly flights starting 02April.Athens: Addition of a daily seasonal service toserve summer demand between 01 June to 30 September.Bologna: from 5 flights a week to a daily servicestarting 01 May.Budapest: from 5 flights a week to a daily serviceby 01 June.London: start of 2nd daily service to LondonStansted on 01 May. This will take Emirates’ London operations to 11 dailyflights – including 6 times daily to London Heathrow and 3 times daily toGatwick.Venice: from 5 to 6 flights a week from 26 March,increasing to a daily service from 01 June.


Cairo: from 25 to 28 weekly flights by 29 October.Dar es Salam: from 5 flights a week to dailyflights starting 01 May.Entebbe: from 6 flights a week to daily flightsstarting 01 July.

Australia and New Zealand

Emirates’ non-stop Australia flights will return to pre-pandemic levels toSydney from 01 May, Melbourne from 26 March, and Brisbane on 01 June.

Brisbane: An additional daily service starting 01June will take Emirates to 14 flights per week to Brisbane.Christchurch: restart of daily service from Dubaivia Sydney from 26 March.Melbourne: addition of 3rd daily service toMelbourne from 26 March via Singapore. This adds capacity to Melbourne andre-establishes connectivity between Singapore and Melbourne. The other 2 dailyflights from Melbourne fly non-stop to Dubai.Sydney: addition of 3rd daily non-stop service from01 May.

East Asia

Bangkok: Addition of 5th daily service from 01August.Beijing: To commence daily non-stop Boeing777-300ER service from 15 March, upgrading to an A380 effective 01 May. Asecond daily service will commence effective 01 September with an A380.Hong Kong: Addition of a daily non-stop flight from29 March. This increases Emirates’ operations to 14 weekly flights includingits existing daily Dubai-Bangkok-Hong Kong service.Kuala Lumpur: Addition of a third daily servicefrom 01 June.Tokyo: Resumption of services to Tokyo Haneda withdaily flights on 02 April. This takes Emirates’ Japan operations to 21 dailyflights including a daily A380 service to Tokyo-Narita and a daily Boeing 777service to Osaka.


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