Emirates has launched daily non-stop flights to
Oslo. Emiratesí daily flight to Oslo, operated with a Boeing
777-300ER aircraft, is the first international service to offer a
First Class product in Norway.
Emiratesí new daily flight to Oslo departs Dubai
as EK159 at 07:00 and arrives at Oslo Airport, Gardermoen at
The return flight, EK160 departs at 13:55 and
arrives at Dubai International Airport at 22:50.
Thierry Antinori, Executive Vice President and
Chief Commercial Officer said, ďOur new service to Oslo will play
an important role in developing new opportunities for major
Norwegian industries through enhanced connectivity via the Dubai
hub. Norwayís booming oil, gas, maritime, fishing and telecom
sectors will all derive substantial benefits from new links
provided by Emirates to over 49 destinations in the Far East and
Australasia, West Asia, Indian Ocean and Middle East, resulting in
a spectrum of new economic activity. Customers will also be able
to experience our flagship
connecting to 14 destinations in the Far East, Middle East,
Australasia and Indian Ocean.Ē
The UAE and Norway enjoy a trade relationship
estimated at Ä245 million.
There are nearly 70 Norwegian companies that
actively operate in the UAE, with oil, gas and shipping as
prominent source industries.
Over 100,000 tonnes of fresh Norwegian salmon
are flown to a host of destinations around the world every year
from the country.
On the inaugural flight departing Oslo, fresh salmon
was transported in the belly hold of the Emirates Boeing
777-300ER to Dubai and Kuala Lumpur. Live king crabs were also
shipped to Incheon and pharmaceuticals and electronics were uplifted and transported to other destinations on Emiratesí
Air cargo has a vital role in many industriesí
global supply chains and Emirates SkyCargo anticipates that with
the new service and 23 tonnes of cargo capacity per flight, more
time-sensitive salmon and other cargo such as ship spares can be
easily transported. Daily services are particularly important to
businesses running streamlined operations that depend on rapid
delivery of goods.
Throughout all cabin classes, passengers can
enjoy over 1,800 channels of on demand entertainment on ice, the
airline's inflight entertainment system.
on all Emiratesí flights also have generous baggage allowances
with 30 kilogrammes for those travelling in Economy Class, 40
kilogrammes for Business Class and 50 kilogrammes for First Class.
Making an Emirates Airbus A380 and
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