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Emirates to increase London capacity in response to heightened demand during Christmas period

Posted 31 October 2017 · Add Comment

Emirates announced that it will be operating extra flights between London and Dubai this Christmas. The changes have been implemented to support the thousands of passengers travelling during the busy holiday season.

Emirates will operate six additional flights between London Heathrow and Dubai starting on 15th December; EK 2641 will depart from Dubai at 15:15 and arrive at London Heathrow at 19:15, EK 2642 will depart from London Heathrow at 21:10 and arrive in Dubai at 8:00 the following day.  The new flights will be available on the following dates:
 
·         Friday 15 December 2017
·         Saturday 16 December 2017
·         Sunday 17 December 2017
·         Friday 05 January 2018
·         Saturday 06 January 2018
·         Sunday 07 January 2018
 
The additional flights will be operated by a Boeing 777-300 ER, bringing 4320 additional seats to the route.
 
Alongside the additional flights between Heathrow and Dubai, Emirates has also announced that some of its flights between Gatwick and Dubai will be operated by a two-class A380 (Business and Economy) due to high demand during the peak travel season. Emirates will also continue to offer its iconic First Class product from Gatwick throughout the festive period.
 
The two-class flights on the Gatwick route include:
 
·         EK0010: Tuesday 19 December 2017
·         EK 0010/EK 0012: Wednesday 20 December 2017
·         EK0012: Thursday 21 December 2017
·         EK0012: Saturday 23 December 2017
·         EK0010: Thursday 28 December 2017
·         EK0010: Friday 30 December 2017
·         EK0010: Saturday 31 December 2017

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