Emirates continues its expansion – and boosting services in already served destinations – with the announcement of extra services to Cairo.
Emirates Boeing 777-300ER at Dublin Airport – Image, Economy Class and Beyond (side-note – aren’t you all happy I have a new Emirates 777-300ER image. The old one was getting over used… considering I shot it long ago…)
Emirates will add four extra flights a week from 29th October. This will bring the airline up from 17 flights a week to 21 flights a week.
The extra flight is timetabled as follows:
EK925 DEPART DXB 20:50 ARRIVE CAI 23:05 EK926 DEPART CAI 00:45 ARRIVE DXB 06:15 Commences as a daily operation from 29th October Booked Equipment: Emirates Three-Class Boeing 777-300ER Data: Emirates
This in real terms will convert into Emirates converting from a mixed two/three times a day service to a full three times a day service.
Emirates will deploy a three class Boeing 777-300ER on the route, consisting of:
- 8 First Class Suites
- 42 Business Class Seats
- 310 Economy Class seats
For those who need napkin calculations, Emirates will offer over 7350 seats each-way a week between Dubai and Cairo – along with 23 tonnes of cargo per flight (483 tonnes a week).
Orhan Abbas, Emirates’ Senior Vice President Commercial Operations for Africa on the route upgrade states
“Emirates is committed to offering customers more flights choices, which will enable them to seamlessly connect to points across the Middle East, Asia, Americas, Africa and Australia including Bahrain, Muscat, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Hong Kong, New York, San Francisco, Cape Town, Entebbe, Melbourne, and Sydney; while experiencing the most comfortable and entertaining experience in the
“We will continue to invest in Egypt, empowering the local economy and helping it expand its business and tourism presence.”
Whilst not a massive expansion – it does pad out a service that gives customers regular daily options to connect to Dubai and beyond.
Tickets are on sale for those who need this route.
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