- Chidozie Uzoezie
Emirates to Increase Frequency to Moscow Domodedovo Airport
Emirates will start a third daily service between Dubai and Domodedovo Airport in Moscow, Russia with effect from 25th October 2018.
The new service will be operated by a three class Boeing 777-300ER offering eight private suites in First Class, 42 lie flat seats in Business Class and 310 seats in the Economy Class.
This additional service will cater for leisure and business passengers, providing daily links for international tourism and trade opportunities both inbound and outbound.
From 25th October, flight EK174 will depart Domodedovo at 1040hrs and arrive Dubai at 1655hrs. Return flight EK173 will depart Dubai at 0330hrs and arrive Moscow at 0750hrs.
The new flight will allow seamless connectivity to Moscow from several popular destinations in Emirates’ and flydubai’s route network, including Bali, Bangkok, Colombo, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur, Maldives, Mauritius and Singapore.
The new Emirates flight from Domodedovo airport is also timed to connect conveniently with a wide network of domestic flights operated by Emirates codeshare partner in Russia - S7 Airlines.
Emirates has been serving the Russian market since 1st July 2003 and already flies twice daily to Domodedovo on Airbus A380 and Boeing 777-300ER and daily to St Petersburg.