Emirates to Launch Fourth Daily Service to Sydney, Australia
Emirates is set to introduce a fourth daily service from Dubai to Sydney from 25 March 2018, complementing its existing three daily A380 services and improving connections globally.
The new service will be operated by Emirates’ Airbus A380 aircraft and will increase passenger capacity on the route by 6,846 seats a week, representing a 7.3% increase in capacity for Emirates’ Australian services.
Between 25 March and 30 March 2018, EK416 will depart Dubai at 20:40, arriving in Sydney at 17:20 the following day. Due to daylight savings from 31 March 2018, the arrival time changes to 16:30 the following day.
Between 26 March and 31 March 2018, EK417 will depart Sydney at 17:05, arriving in Dubai at 00:25 the following day. Due to daylight savings from 1 April, EK417 will depart Sydney 16:15, arriving the same time the following day.
Emirates customers will be able to enjoy seamless “A380 to A380” connections to 48 destinations within Emirates’ global network via its hub in Dubai.
Earlier this year Emirates announced plans to enhance its Australian services, with a third daily service set to be introduced between Dubai and Brisbane from 1 December 2017 and operated by a Boeing 777-200LR.
Emirates will upgauge its third daily flight between Dubai and Melbourne from a Boeing 777-300ER to an A380 from 25 March 2018, making all three Emirates’ daily flights to Melbourne serviced by the A380.
Passengers can enjoy over 2,500 channels on Emirates’ award-winning inflight entertainment system ice, gourmet food and wine across all classes and generous baggage allowances. Emirates recently improved its onboard connectivity with up to 20MB of complementary onboard Wi-Fi
Emirates A380 offers 489 seats in a three-class cabin configuration with 14 private suites in First Class, 76 flat-bed seats in Business Class and 399 spacious seats in Economy.
Emirates currently operates 77 weekly flights from Dubai to Australia, with flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. The third daily service to Brisbane and fourth daily service to Sydney will bring this to 91 weekly flights.