Emirates will introduce a third daily non-stop service between Dubai and Brisbane, Australia from 1 December 2017, complementing its existing two daily services.
The service which will be operated on a Boeing 777-200LR aircraft with eight seats in First Class, 42 in Business Class and 216 in Economy Class, will increase capacity on the route by 3,724 seats a week.
Flight EK430 will depart Dubai at 22:00hrs, arriving in Brisbane at 18:15hrs the following day. While the outbound flight EK431 will depart Brisbane at 22:25hrs, arriving in Dubai at 07:00hrs the following day.
The service will operate alongside two existing daily services to Dubai. Flights EK434 and EK435 operate nonstop between Dubai and Brisbane and onwards to Auckland, New Zealand, while flights EK432 and EK433 operate between Dubai and Brisbane via Singapore.
Emirates had earlier announced it would upgauge its third daily service to Melbourne from Boeing 777-300ER to A380 from 25 March 2018, making all three daily Melbourne-Dubai flights by the A380.
Australia is a popular destination for international travellers with its diverse cities and coastal lifestyle.
Brisbane is renowned for its thriving culture and is the major international gateway to the Gold Coast, a tourist hot spot and host of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.