Emirates will increase the frequency of flights between Dubai and Tunis from six to seven a week starting 30th October 2017, going daily to the sprawling capital of Tunisia in North Africa.
The additional flight will be operated on Mondays with a Boeing 777-300ER offering 8 private suites in First Class, 42 lie-flat seats in Business Class and 310 seats in the Economy Class.
The added flight will give passengers in Tunis greater access to Emirates’ global network, particularly destinations in the Middle East, GCC, West Asia, Asia Pacific region and the US via Dubai.
The inbound service EK747 will depart Dubai at 0920hrs, arriving in Tunis at 1315hrs. While the outbound flight EK748 will depart Tunis at 1455hrs, arriving in Dubai at 2345hrs.
Situated on a large Mediterranean Sea gulf, behind the Lake of Tunis and the port of La Goulette, Tunis is a popular destination for international travellers with its heritage sites and coastal lifestyle. It is renowned for its museums, old souks and thriving culture.
Emirates first launched service to Tunis in October 2006 and has since carried more than one million passengers and over 60,000 tonnes of cargo.
Globally, Emirates employs more than 500 Tunisian nationals in a variety of roles across the Emirates Group, including over 200 cabin crew.