Emirates Airline has confirmed that in addition to
Airbus A380 flights to Bangkok, Thailand, the Dubai-based
carrier will also make its Canada debut with flights to Toronto starting
on 1 June 2009.
Toronto route has had consistently high demand since the thrice
weekly service was launched two years ago. The A380 will allow
Emirates to address some of the unmet need in Toronto,” said Emirates President Tim Clark.
The change of aircraft will provide a capacity increase of
Emirates A380’s ground-breaking in-flight
onboard shower spas in the First Class cabin
featuring signature products by the airline’s premium spa brand,
Timeless Spa. The onboard lounge for First and Business class
customers mirrors the ambience of an executive club and includes a
bar with a wide range of beverages and canapés.
flat-bed massage-equipped private suites in First Class, a new
generation of intelligent seating and flat-beds in Business Class,
mood-lighting, and an impressive in-flight entertainment system
featuring over 1000 channels of on-demand entertainment,
the Emirates’ A380 heralds a whole new level of comfort
and luxury. It is set in a three-class configuration (14
First, 76 Business and 399 Economy Class) and spread
over two levels with the whole of the upper deck
dedicated to Premium Class passengers.
Services to Toronto on EK
241 will depart Dubai at 09:55, arriving in Toronto at 15:45. EK 242 departs Toronto at 21:40 arriving in Dubai at
18:35 the following day. Services are offered on EK 241 and
242 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Effective 1st June 2009
Emirates will operate five A380's on the following routes:
Dubai-London Heathrow (daily), Dubai-Sydney/Auckland (daily),
Dubai Toronto (three times weekly) and Bangkok (daily). The
airline will accept another four A380 aircraft into it's fleet in
the financial year of 2009/2010 and will
introduce services to Seoul in December.
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