The Emirates A380 fleet continues to break new ground, with the next destination announced for the airlines type… and it’s Perth in Australia.
Perth is served three times a day by Emirates, and one of the rotations – EK420/421 will switch to the double decker plane. This will provide a variety of equipment for passengers to choose from on this route.
The full timetable is below:
Dubai to Perth EK420 DEPART DXB 02:55 ARRIVE PER 17:35 Airbus A380 EK424 DEPART DXB 10:10 ARRIVE PER 00:45+1 Boeing 777-200LR EK422 DEPART DXB 21:45 ARRIVE PER 12:25+1 Boeing 777-300ER Perth to Dubai EK425 DEPART PER 06:10 ARRIVE DXB 13:00 Boeing 777-200LR EK423 DEPART PER 18:10 ARRIVE DXB 01:00+1 Boeing 777-300ER EK421 DEPART PER 22:10 ARRIVE DXB 05:25+1 Airbus A380 EK420/421 operates with a Boeing 777-300ER until 30th April 2015 EK402/421 operates with an Airbus A380 from 1st May 2015. Data: AirlineRoute
Compared to the existing 777-300ER operated on this route, the Airbus A380 offers an extra 136 seats per flight – a boost of 952 seats each way between the two cities.
The change goes into effect on the 1st May 2015, with seats available for booking:
It’s not an expected move by Emirates to add another A380 t0 a long haul service as the fleet grows. For this long haul service, an A380 is welcome – especially in Economy Class, and for those who like showers in First Class.
Expect more A380s to turn up around the world as Emirates have more delivered…
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