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Emirates increases capacity from the UK

Emirates increases capacity from the UK

We're pleased to share this exciting new update from our partners at Emirates:

Emirates will increase capacity from the UK with the following upgrades and scheduling:

Aircraft update

Emirates will scale up its A380 operations with the iconic double-decker from Glasgow and Birmingham.

Glasgow (GLA)

Emirates A380 aircraft service will operate with flight numbers EK028 / EK027 from 26 March 2023:

Flight

Sector

Depart

Arrive

EK028

GLADXB

1435

0105

EK027

DXBGLA

0750

1245

*All times are local

Emirates currently deploys its flagship A380 to 40 destinations worldwide. By the end of this summer, the popular aircraft will be serving almost 50 destinations, restoring close to 90% of the airline’s pre-pandemic A380 network.

Emirates is the worlds largest operator of the Airbus A380 aircraft with more than 80 currently in active service. The airline first lauched A380 operations to Birmingham in 2016 and Glasgow in 2019.

Schedule update

The airline has also announced it will resume its second daily service to Stansted EK068 / EK067 starting from 1 May 2023, utilising its wide-body Boeing 777-300ER aircraft fitted with its renowned ‘Game Changer' First Class product.

With the return of the second daily flight to Stansted, Emirates will operate 11 daily flights, including 6 times daily to London Heathrow and 3 times daily to Gatwick. The airline continues to expand its global network and increase capacity in line with growing travel demand.

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