Emirates Increases Services to Sri Lanka and Maldives

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Thursday, 2 July 2009

Emirates has increased its presence in West Asia with additional services to Colombo, and Mal from its home base in Dubai. The expansion also signals the resumption of Emirates flights on the Mal -Colombo route.

In all Emirates has added four flights to Colombo and five to Mal, bringing its total frequency to 18 flights per week to Sri Lanka and 14 flights per week to the Maldives.

EK 654 will operate a circular route, Dubai- Mal -Colombo-Dubai, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday using a modern Airbus A330 aircraft in a three-class configuration of 12 First, 42 Business and 183 Economy Class seats.

Emirates has also introduced an additional direct connection between Dubai and Colombo every Friday on EK 650, and another two connections between Dubai and Mal on Wednesday and Friday with EK 658. These services will be operated with Boeing 777 aircraft offering 12 First, 42 Business and 310 Economy Class seats.

The additional services will offer passengers the convenience of morning, noon and evening departures.

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