Emirates is seeing enough confidence and demand in its product to continue ramping up its network, with four destinations returning.
Which destinations are back?
- Bali – 1st May 2022
- London Stansted – 1st August 2022
- Rio de Janeiro – 2nd November 2022
- Buenos Aires – 2nd November 2022
On the relaunches, Emirates will operate five weekly flights to Bali, utilising a two-class Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The airline will also scale up its operations from 1st July 2022 with a daily service.
London Stansted will relaunch with five weekly flights, utilising Emirates’ Boeing 777-300ER aircraft fitted with the ‘Game Changer’ First Class product. From1st September, the airline will increase its services to offer a daily flight, serving the North of London, Essex and Cambridgeshire markets.
By October 2022, the airline will be serving the UK with 110 weekly flights, including:
- Six times daily to London Heathrow
- Double daily A380 service to Gatwick
- Three times daily to Manchester, including a double daily A380 service (starting 1st October 2022)
- Double daily service to Birmingham
- Dive weekly flights to Newcastle (with the fifth weekly flight starting from 1st July 2022)
- Daily service to Glasgow.
Emirates will operate four weekly flights to Buenos Aires via Rio de Janeiro, on its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft from 2nd November 2022. From 1st February 2023, Emirates will scale up its operations to a daily service.
Boosting operations to Nigeria, Mauritius and Singapore
Emirates is ramping up its services to Lagos with 11 weekly flights, starting from 1 July 2022, with services going double-daily starting from 1st September 2022. They will also increase its services to Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, to offer 5 weekly flights starting 1st May 2022 and then a daily service from 1st September 2022.
Mauritius will increase from daily to nine weekly flights between 9 April 2022 and the end of June 2022 and then move up to double daily flights from July 2022.
Singapore will also increase from seven weekly flights to 14 weekly flights, from 23 June 2022.
An ever-growing network
The move by Emirates will increase the network to around 130 destinations in total, serving four continents.
For the airline that was hit hard by the events of the past two years, it is aggressively growing again to regain those lost passengers and funnel those people through its Dubai hub.
Growth is on the agenda for the airline – and it is pursuing it with vigour.
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