Emirates to Launch Flights to Ukraine in January 2014

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Emirates has unveiled new expansion plans for Eastern Europe, starting with the launch of a daily Dubai-Kiev service on 16 January 2014, in what will be the airline's first route to the Ukraine.

Operated by an Airbus A340-500, the new flight will depart Dubai at 17:15 and touch down in Kiev at 20:35.

The return flight will leave Kiev at 22:10 to arrive back in Dubai at 04:55 the following day.

The Airbus A340-500 will offer 12 private suites in First Class, 42 Business Class seats and 204 Economy Class seats.

"We see strong potential in the Ukraine through its agribusiness, heavy machinery industries, technology, and tourism. Kiev will be our 35th passenger route in Europe and Emirates' customers in the Ukraine will be able to fly non-stop to our Dubai hub and conveniently connect onwards to Asia," said Hubert Frach, Emirates' Divisional Senior Vice President Commercial Operations West.

Ahead of the launch of the new Dubai-Kiev route, Emirates will is set to introduce a Stockholm service on 4 September 2013 and a trans-Atlantic service from Milan to New York on 1 October 2013.

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