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Emirates has extended its A380 route network to Amsterdam in the
Emirates is the first carrier to offer a
scheduled A380 service to the Netherlands, two years after its
first flight to Amsterdam.
The impressive double decker will operate
as EK 147, departing Dubai to Amsterdam daily, and is the 19th
destination among a host of major cities around the world to be
served by the Emirates’ A380.
“After progressively building up services to the
Netherlands over a course of two years, Emirates is responding to
strong demand by bringing its flagship aircraft to one of Europe’s
most important trading and logistics hubs, adding much-needed seat
capacity - more than 2,000 seats a week - which will stimulate
further tourism and trade between the Netherlands, UAE and beyond.
The A380 is central to the Emirates strategy. Our orders represent
a sizable chunk of the total programme worldwide and Emirates has
played a key role in the design and performance characteristics of
the aircraft, which have become our signature markers in the
industry,” said Thierry Antinori, Emirates’ Executive Vice
President, Passenger Sales Worldwide.
Emirates is the largest A380
operator in the world and has now carried more than 10 million
passengers since the double decker was introduced to its fleet in
The airline’s A380 operations are supported by more
than 3,000 dedicated cabin crew, as well as Emirates’
state-of-the-art facilities at Dubai International Airport which
will soon be augmented by the opening of the world’s first
dedicated A380 terminal early next year.
carrier’s 22 A380s now serve Amsterdam, Auckland, Bangkok,
Beijing, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, London
Heathrow, Manchester, Munich, New York JFK, Paris, Rome, Seoul,
Shanghai, Sydney, Toronto, Tokyo, with Melbourne set to launch on
1 October and Moscow on 1 December.
A380 offers an Onboard Lounge on the upper deck for Premium Class
passengers to mingle, relax and even do business. First Class
passengers have the added luxury of indulging in any of the two
Emirates’ signature Shower Spas available onboard its A380s.
On the Dubai-Amsterdam route, the aircraft is arranged
in a three-class configuration with 427 seats in Economy Class, 76 fully flat-bed, mini-pods in Business Class and 14 First Class
Passengers across all cabins can lose themselves
in Emirates’ award-winning Digital Widescreen inflight
entertainment system ice, which offers over 1,400 choices of
channels. They can also stay connected to the internet throughout
their journey with the high speed Wi-Fi access.
travelling with Emirates on the A380 and all its other aircraft
will be able to benefit from a generous baggage allowance of 30kg
in Economy Class, 40kg in Business Class and 50 kg in First Class.
EK 147 leaves Dubai at 08:25 and arrives in
Amsterdam Schiphol at 13:30. The return double decker service,
EK148, departs Amsterdam at 15:30 and lands in Dubai at 23:59.
Emirates A380 First
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