Emirates is adding an additional four
flights per week to its network in the Middle East. Effective 1
December 2009, Emirates will introduce an additional three
services per week to Amman and one additional flight to Doha, all
additional flights will be serviced by Airbus A330. The existing
service of 197 flights per week to 14 Middle Eastern gateways will
be strengthened to 201.
Ahmed Khoory, Emirates' Senior Vice
President Commercial Operations, Gulf, Middle East & Iran said,
“Despite the global downturn the Middle East continues to see
positive growth across the aviation sector and continues to be one
of our most important markets. The over 200 flights that we
operate each week across the Middle East is a direct reflection of
the regions intense expansion and development with Emirates well
placed to capitalize on this growth.”
flights bring the airline's total weekly operation to: 17 flights
to Amman and 35 flights to Doha.
The addition of
these flights is the fourth significant capacity enhancement to
Middle East services this year – in July Emirates added an
additional 12 flights to Kuwait, Damascus, Sana'a, Amman and Doha.
Further expanding its services globally, the news comes on the
back of Emirates’ recent expansion across Asia Pacific, with an
additional 17 flights due to be added across the region in
December and January.
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