Emirates is to launch daily flights to Phuket in
Phuket, the largest island in Thailand located in the
Andaman Sea, will, from 10 December 2012, become Emirates’ second
destination in Thailand.
Operated by a three-class Airbus
aircraft, EK378 will depart Dubai at 12:45 and arrive at Phuket
International Airport at 21:55.
The return flight, EK379 will
depart at 00:35 the following day and arrive at Dubai
International Airport at 04:35.
“Emirates is looking
forward to the launch of our non-stop, daily service to Phuket,
which will be just in time for the holiday season. We have always
had a strong affiliation with Thailand and have been operating
flights to Bangkok since 1990,” said Tim Clark, President Emirates
Airline. “Thailand is an important market for Emirates, we
currently operate four daily flights between Dubai and Bangkok,
including one with our
Airbus A380 aircraft. We are confident that
Phuket will prove a popular destination for our passengers,
especially those from the UAE, Middle East and Europe.”
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