Wed, 10 August 2016

Emirates to Increase Guangzhou Capacity with Airbus A380 Aircraft

[HD video below] Emirates has confirmed that it will operate its hugely popular Airbus A380 flagship aircraft on services between Dubai and Guangzhou, China from 1 October 2016, the 67th National Day of Peoples Republic of China.

Guangzhou will join more than 40 destinations on Emirates extensive global network served by A380 aircraft, including Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei, London, Paris, Sydney, Toronto, Auckland, Bangkok, and Seoul.

Since the routes inauguration in 2008, Emirates has been flying a two-class Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on its daily flights between Guangzhou and Dubai, and the airline has seen steady growth for its service on the route.

Once the A380 service commences, it will increase capacity by 15% to meet the growing travel and trade demand from Southern China to Dubai and beyond.

Emirates will deploy its three-class A380 on the Guangzhou route, offering a total of 491 seats, with 14 private suites in First Class, 76 mini pods with lie-flat seats in Business Class and 401 seats in Economy Class.

Flight EK362 will depart Dubai at 10:20 and arrive in Guangzhou at 22:05. The return flight, EK363, will depart Guangzhou at 00:15 and arrive in Dubai at 03:50.

All Emirates customers travelling on the A380 can access more than 2,500 channels of on demand audio and visual entertainment as well as free Wi-Fi.

In addition, First Class and Business Class customers can comfortably socialise or relax in the renowned Onboard Lounge on the upper deck of the Emirates A380.

Emirates EK362/363 offers First Class customers the exclusive service of the on-board shower spas during flights, which makes Emirates the only airline in the Guangzhou market offering this premium customer product on an A380. 

Emirates Airbus A380 First and Business Class

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