Emirates Airlines will from 1st October 2016, operate its flagship Airbus A380 super jumbo on services between Dubai and the sprawling commercial city Guangzhou, China.
Guangzhou will join more than 40 destinations on Emirates’ extensive global network served by the A380 aircraft, including Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei, London, Paris, Sydney, Toronto, Auckland, Bangkok, and Seoul.
Since the route’s inauguration in 2008, Emirates has been flying a two-class Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on its daily flights between Guangzhou and Dubai, and the airline has seen steady growth for its service on the route.
Emirates will deploy its three-class A380 on the Guangzhou route, offering a total of 491 seats, with 14 private suites in First Class, 76 mini pods with lie-flat seats in Business Class and 401 spacious seats in Economy Class.
Flight EK362 will depart Dubai at 10:20am and arrive in Guangzhou at 22:05. The return flight, EK363, will depart Guangzhou at 12:15am and arrive in Dubai at 03:50, as per summer schedule.
Emirates is the world’s largest operator of the Airbus A380, with 81 currently in its fleet and a further 61 on order.