With the successful return to service of the Airbus A380 for Emirates, the airline is planning to increase passenger operations with the type
The airline returned the A380 service on the 15th July, with the airline serving London Heathrow and Paris CDG. It now intends to add extra A380 flights, with a second daily service to London Heathrow, and a daily service to Amsterdam Schiphol.
These additional services will commence from the 1st August 2020.
The Emirates network is sized for just over 50 destinations at the moment, allowing for connections in its Dubai hub to the world – as well as visitors to Dubai itself.
Travel restrictions are of course in force around the world limiting travel – so as usual, check with your government if you’re allowed to fly, where to and if you are allowed to enter the destination country you’re intending to land at.
Whilst some premium services have resumed for Emirates (such as Chauffeur-drive and one of their lounges in Dubai), expect to see the usual public health measures on board – such as the reduced contact meal service and of course, the wearing of face coverings.
With a fleet of 114 Airbus A380 aircraft, a lot more destinations will need to be ready to take the capacity these planes can fly.
On the plus side, at least you can attempt physical distancing on those aircraft – depending on the load on board.
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