Emirates Airline has stepped up its presence in
Australia with the introduction of a second daily service to Brisbane
and a third daily service to Melbourne.
Closely following the launch of Emirates’
A380 service to Sydney
on 1st February, the two new services to Brisbane and Melbourne will
operate non-stop and escalate the airline’s weekly capacity to 63
flights to four Australian gateways.
Operated by the
ultra-modern A340-500 aircraft in a three-class configuration that
includes 12 First Class Private Suites, 42 seats in Business
Class and 204 passengers in Economy Class, the
additional flights will introduce over 3600 seats per week per
direction, and contribute significantly to economic and tourism growth
Emirates’ commitment to Melbourne and Brisbane
spans a range of sponsorships, notably The Melbourne Cup, Melbourne
Symphony Orchestra, Collingwood Football Club and the PGA in Coolum,
The airline’s dedication to the market is also
reflected in its world-leading facilities that include the
recently-launched Emirates Lounge at Brisbane Airport which offers a
stunning 360 degree view of the airport and is the first airline lounge
in Australia capable of boarding passengers directly from the lounge to
the aircraft. The airline also offers passengers access to Emirates
Lounges in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth.
EK 408 will depart Dubai daily at 02:30
hrs and arrive in Melbourne at 22:55 hrs. It will turn around as EK 409
that departs Melbourne at 02:55 hrs the following day and touches down
at the airline’s new home – Emirates Terminal 3, Dubai International
Airport – at 10:10 hrs.
EK 434 will depart Dubai daily at 10:20
hrs, arriving in Brisbane at 06:35 hrs the following day. Return flight
EK 435 will take off from Brisbane at 20:30 hrs and touch down in Dubai
at 05:30 hrs the following day.
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