Emirates will resume a second daily service to Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, from 1 June 2018.
The additional flight will be operated by a 3-class Boeing 777-300ER offering 8 private suites in First Class, 42 seats in Business Class, and 310 seats in Economy Class.
Flight, EK193 will depart Dubai at 1425hrs and arrive in Lisbon at 1940hrs, while the return flight EK194, will leave Lisbon at 2115hrs and land in Dubai at 0805 the next morning.
Emirates’current flight, EK191, departs Dubai at 0725hrs and arrives in Lisbon at 1235pm. The return flight EK192, departs Lisbon at 1415pm and arrives back in Dubai 0110pm.
The added frequency will enable Emirates SkyCargo to offer up to 20 tonnes of cargo capacity per flight, giving businesses and traders opportunities for increased imports and exports.
Portugal boasts a warm temperate climate and a long coastline of beaches, scenic villages and a rich culture and history, attracting visitors from all over the world.
According to Turismo de Portugal, a record 21 million people visited the country in 2017, an increase of 10%, compared to the previous year, while Lisbon recorded a 16 percent increase.