The carrier continues to scale up its A380 operations with the reintroduction of the aircraft across its network
Dubai-based Emirates has boosted operations by 31 per cent (total available seat kilometres) since the start of its financial year.
The carrier also harbours further plans to ramp up seat capacity in its northern summer schedule starting March 26. The available seat kilometers measures available passenger capacity.
In the past months, the airline has planned as well as executed growth of its network operations – reintroducing services to five cities, launching flights to Tel Aviv, as well as adding 251 weekly flights onto existing routes.
.@emirates has boosted operations by 31% (total ASKMs) since the start of its financial year and has further plans to ramp up seat capacity in its latest published northern summer schedule starting 26 March 2023.https://t.co/P2OvmPol6Z pic.twitter.com/qtmNgvqxxQ
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“Emirates continues to expand its global network and deploy its capacity to meet travel demand across the world. Our financial year started relatively quietly as we held back our ramp up until the planned northern runway rehabilitation programme at Dubai International airport was completed in June,” said Adnan Kazim, Emirates’ chief commercial officer.
“From July 2022 onwards, it’s been non-stop expansion.”
“So far, four of our A380 aircraft have been completely refurbished with our new cabin interiors and Premium Economy seats, and more will enter service as our $2bn cabin and service enhancement programme picks up pace.”
A380 deployments in summer 2023
Emirates will continue to ramp up its A380 operations with the reintroduction of the aircraft across its network.
The destinations include: Glasgow (from March 26), Casablanca from (April 15), Beijing (from May 1), Shanghai (from June 4), Nice (from June 1), Birmingham (from July 1), Kuala Lumpur (from August 1), and Taipei (from August 1).
Additionally, the airline plans to beef flight frequencies to several destinations across continents. Across Europe, the carrier will ramp up services to Amsterdam, Athens, Bologna, Budapest, London and Venice.
Across the African continent, Emirates will increase flights to Cairo, Dar es Salaam, and Entebbe.
Emirates’ non-stop Australia flights will return to pre-pandemic levels to Sydney from May 1, Melbourne from March 26, and Brisbane on June 1.
Meanwhile, across the East Asian areas, the airline will hike flight frequencies to Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo.