Emirates Launches Daily Oslo Flights

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Emirates has launched daily non-stop flights to Oslo. Emirates daily flight to Oslo, operated with a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, is the first international service to offer a First Class product in Norway.

Emirates new daily flight to Oslo departs Dubai as EK159 at 07:00 and arrives at Oslo Airport, Gardermoen at 12:10.

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, Our new service to Oslo will play an important role in developing new opportunities for major Norwegian industries through enhanced connectivity via the Dubai hub. Norways 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 A380, connecting to 14 destinations in the Far East, Middle East, Australasia and Indian Ocean.


The UAE and Norway enjoy a trade relationship estimated at 245 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 Emirates global network.

Air cargo has a vital role in many industries 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.

Passengers on all Emirates 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.

See also: Making an Emirates Airbus A380 and other: HD Videos

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