10 July, 2013
DUBAI, U.A.E., 10 July 2013: Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, announced today a further increase in capacity between Dubai and Bangkok, with a start of a sixth daily, non-stop service from 27 October 2013.
Emirates’ additional service will operate as EK370 departing Dubai at 1520hrs and arriving in Bangkok at 0020hrs the following day. The return EK371 will depart Bangkok at 0155hrs and arrive in Dubai at 0545hrs.
“Emirates’ sixth daily flight to Bangkok launches on the same day as the start of our second daily Airbus A380 service to the city, demonstrating the importance of Thailand to the airline,” said Barry Brown, Emirates’ Divisional Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations East.
“Due to passenger demand, we have seen a steady increase in terms of services and capacity on our South East Asian routes. In addition to the Bangkok sixth daily, Emirates is also increasing its Hong Kong services to four daily from 27 October and will be launching a daily, non-stop service to Clark in the Philippines from 1 October,” added Mr Brown.
A Boeing 777-200ER will operate the new Dubai – Bangkok route with 12 seats in First Class, 42 seats in Business Class and 220 seats in Economy Class. Passengers in all cabins can enjoy ice – Emirates’ award-winning inflight entertainment, including movies and TV shows in Thai, Filipino and Cantonese, as well as gourmet food served by Emirates’ multicultural cabin crew.
Emirates, with an all wide-body fleet of 200 aircraft, currently flies to 134 destinations in 76 countries including 22 destinations in 12 countries in the Far East and Australasia. From Bangkok, Emirates offers services to Dubai, Hong Kong, Sydney and Christchurch; from Hong Kong Emirates offers flights to Dubai and Bangkok.