Emirates has launched daily non-stop flights
between Dubai and Ho Chi Minh city in the Socialist Republic of
Emirates currently uses an Airbus
330-200 in a two class configuration on the route, with 27
Business Class seats and 251 Economy Class seats.
EK 390 departs Dubai International Airport at 09:15 arriving at
Tan Son Nhat International Airport at 19:35.
The return flight
EK 391 departs at 21:10 arriving in Dubai at 01:05 the
“Ho Chi Minh
city is one of the most vibrant cities of South East
Asia. The city is recognised as the commercial capital of Vietnam,
a country that has one of the fastest growing economies in Asia
and that is why we have chosen this time to add Ho Chi Minh city
to our rapidly expanding network. I would like to thank the Civil
Aviation Administration of Vietnam for their support, partnership
and vision in ensuring that the launch of Emirates’ services was a
success. We look forward to growing our partnership with Vietnam,”
said Thierry Antinori, Emirates’ Executive Vice President,
Passenger Sales Worldwide.
Trade between the UAE and Vietnam exceeded US$1.2 billion in
2011 and Emirates, through its cargo arm SkyCargo, will offer shippers a convenient cargo solution, with imports generally being
automotive parts and raw materials and exports consisting of
garments, footwear and seafood.
With the start of flights to Vietnam, the
airline’s eighth route launch of 2012, Emirates now operates to 13
cities in 10 countries in the Far East; opening up one of the most
popular tourist destinations to the airline’s six continent wide
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