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Emirates Introduces Regular Airbus A380 Service to Cairo

Following the recent debut of its flagship A380 aircraft to Cairo, Emirates will introduce a regular scheduled four-weekly A380 service to the Egyptian capital starting from 27 October 2019.

The Airbus A380 will replace the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft currently operating Flights EK923 and EK924 on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Earlier this year, Emirates announced it will also increase the frequency of flights between Dubai and Cairo, adding four additional flights a week to its existing thrice-daily service, starting 28 October, 2019.

The four new flights EK921 and EK922, operating on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, will take the total number of weekly Emirates flights serving Cairo, to 25.

The Airbus A380 aircraft serving the Dubai-Cairo route will offer a total of 489 seats in a three-class configuration, with 399 seats in Economy Class, 76 fully flat-bed seats in Business Class and 14 First Class Private Suites.

First Class passengers can relax and revitalise in one of the two A380 Shower Spas, and First Class and Business Class passengers are welcome in the Onboard Lounge to enjoy an extensive range of beverages and delicacies.

Emirates started operations to Cairo in April 1986 with three flights a week and since then, has carried more than 7.3 million passengers to and from Cairo. Operations have steadily grown with increases in both frequency and capacity.

Today, Emirates operates 21 weekly flights between Cairo and Dubai, soon to grow to 25 weekly flights. The airline employs more than 2,000 Egyptians including over 1,000 cabin crew.

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