Emirates adds third daily flight to London Gatwick
The airline is ramping up UK operations to meet demand…
Emirates has announced that it has ramped up operations to Gatwick Airport with the addition of a third daily A380 flight. The airline stated it is scaling up its UK operations to meet demand.
The additional frequency will offer more than 1,000 seats to/from Gatwick to Dubai, every day.
Emirates flight EK11 will depart Dubai at 2.50am, EK15 at 7.40am and EK09 will depart at 2.25pm giving customers even more flexibility and travel choices.
Emirates currently serves the UK with 119 weekly flights in total across seven UK hubs. This includes six flights to London Heathrow; three flights to London Gatwick; a daily flight to London Stansted; three flights to Manchester; a double daily service to Birmingham; a daily flight to Newcastle; and a daily service to Glasgow.
Tickets can be purchased on emirates.com, at Emirates Sales Offices via travel agents or through online travel agents.
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