Showing posts with label 777-300ER. Show all posts
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05 September, 2023

Second ANA Pokémon livery jet takes to the skies.

All Nippon Airways and The Pokémon Company have expanded their collaboration with “Pokémon Air Adventures” by launching a second uniquely painted aircraft, the “Eevee Jet NH”.

The design of the aircraft, a Boeing 777-300ER registration JA784A, shows Eevee who has the potential to evolve into various forms. Eevee and its Evolutions, such as Vaporeon, Jolteon, and Flareon, are depicted decisively moving forward into the future together with Pikachu. With an air of hope, they take off on a journey into the skies together with people flying to new places. The approach underscores ANA’s commitment to inspiring its employees, customers and society to explore endless possibilities with diverse connections that begin in the sky.

It is the second Pokémon-themed jet for Japan's largest airline and will operate on certain routes between 1st September 2023 to 28th October 2023. A mix between Haneda – London, New York and San Francisco.

Executive Vice President EMEA of ANA Katsuya Goto “It is with great joy and excitement that we continue our partnership with Pokémon with this new livery, as well as being part of the wider Pokémon Air Adventures.

It is a great pleasure to welcome passengers at London Heathrow for Eevee Jet NH’s first flight. We hope that many of our European customers will fly the Eevee Jet NH and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime travel experience to Japan!”

Senior Director of Marketing at The Pokémon Company International Peter Murphy “Partnering with ANA to launch this Eevee Jet NH as the newest addition to the Pokémon Air Adventures programme has been a fantastic collaboration for us and brings us a step closer to our goal of bringing the world together through Pokémon. The Eevee-themed aircraft embodies the spirit of exploration and adventure that Pokémon is known for and we are glad we could bring this magical experience to passengers on their journeys between Tokyo and London.”

24 August, 2023

British Airways marks 75 years of flying to Japan

75 years ago, British Airways forerunner British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC became the first British airline to operate passenger flights between the UK and Japan.  

On 19 March 1948, BOAC extended its Poole-Hong Kong Plymouth class flying boat service to Iwakuni. In November, the weekly service was further extended to Yokohama, Tokyo, with flights taking seven days and stopping at seven cities on the route - Augusta, Alexandria, Karachi, Calcutta, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Iwakuni.

To celebrate this milestone anniversary, British Airways is launching its latest business class seat, reintroducing its First cabin, and offering menus inspired by traditional dishes previously served on this route for customers to enjoy

To commemorate this milestone, the airline is launching its latest business class Club Suite cabin, on flights between London Heathrow and Tokyo Haneda. From 31 October, British Airways will be the only airline offering a business class suite with a full privacy door on direct flights between the UK and Japan. Club Suite has been designed to offer privacy, comfort and space for customers wanting to work, rest and play.  

Colm Lacy, British Airways’ Chief Commercial Officer, said: “It all started with a flying boat and now Tokyo is one of our longest-served and most valued destinations. We’re incredibly proud of our heritage – it’s been our pleasure to connect British travellers with Japan since 1948 – and we look forward to serving them for the next 75 years and beyond as we continue our investment into new products, customer experience and technology.”

15 August, 2023

Emirates Airlines promise to operate additional flights to/from London Heathrow between 31 October 2023 and 30 March 2024 to meet demand.

The Dubai-based mega-carrier Emirates has promised to operate an additional five-a-week service to London Heathrow starting from 31 October 2023 until 30 March 2024 and says this temporary service addition is to meet the growing demand during the busy winter season.

Emirates currently serves London Heathrow with six daily A380 flights. The additional flight will operate on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays and will be served by Emirates’ wide-body Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, fitted in a three-class configuration split between First, Business and Economy classes.

Emirates flight EK41 will depart Dubai at 13:20hrs and arrive at London Heathrow at 17:20hrs, local time. The return flight, EK42, will depart London Heathrow at 20:15hrs and arrive in Dubai at 07:15hrs local time, the following day.

Serving the UK with more than 125 weekly flights

Emirates continues to restore its UK services with the recent resumption of its iconic A380 service to Birmingham and Glasgow, double daily services to Stansted, and enhanced services to Newcastle and London Gatwick.

The airline currently serves the UK with 126 weekly flights including: six times daily A380 service to London Heathrow; three times daily A380 service to Gatwick; twice daily service to Stansted; three times daily A380 service to Manchester; double daily service to Birmingham (including a daily A380 service); daily service to Newcastle; and a daily A380 service to Glasgow.

More than 140 destinations across six continents

Emirates’ extensive network spans over 140 destinations across six continents. The airline offers its customers an unmatched culinary experience in the skies with regionally inspired multi-course menus developed by a team of award-winning chefs complemented by a wide selection of premium beverages.

Emirates’ home and hub, Dubai, remains a very popular holiday and stopover destination. Visitors from the UK can take advantage of the Dubai Experience platform that enables customers to easily browse, create and book their own customised itineraries including flights, hotel stay, visits to key attractions, and other dining and leisure experiences in Dubai and the UAE.

26 April, 2023

Emirates to start flights to Montreal in July

From 5 July, Emirates will operate daily flights to Montréal on widebody Boeing 777-300ER from home base of Dubai
Photo by Marc-Olivier Jodoin on Unsplash
The Dubai-based mega-carrier Emirates has confirmed it plans to launch a new daily service from Dubai to Montréal, starting 5 July. Montréal becomes Emirates’ second gateway in Canada, complementing its passenger services to Toronto, which have been operating to Ontario’s capital city since 2007.

From 5 July, daily flights to Montréal on widebody Boeing 777-300ER to complement daily A380 services to Toronto

The launch of services to Montréal comes as the UAE and Canada aim to deepen economic cooperation between the two nations and stimulate benefits to the aviation and tourism sectors, in addition to enhancing trade flows and commercial links. The daily flights to the new destination will help cater to the huge demand for direct flights between Dubai and Canada, particularly to its two largest metropolitan hubs, and provide more choice for travellers when flying to Canada.

Passengers from Montréal can enjoy the airline’s award-winning services to and through Dubai, and connect safely, seamlessly and efficiently to Emirates’ global network of over 130 destinations in over 70 countries and territories. The daily flights between Dubai and Montréal will operate as EK243/244 with a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a three-class configuration, offering a premium travel experience across its cabins. Passengers can enjoy Emirates’ award-winning travel experience aboard its wide-body aircraft with 8 First Class suites, 42 lie-flat seats in Business Class and 304 seats in Economy Class. 

Tickets to Montréal go on sale today for flights starting 5 July and can be booked on, the Emirates App, or via travel agents.

Photo by Jamshed Khedri on Unsplash

10 August, 2022

Air New Zealand to awaken sleeping fleet.....

After 696 days in the Mojave Desert, Air New Zealand is saying ‘kia ora’ to its first Victorville 777

Due to the severe impacts of the Covid pandemic and the subsequent travel restrictions and border closures. Air New Zealand saw its international operations reduce to less than a handful of flights.  It was a difficult time for the carrier, as it was for many airlines around the world.  

However, now, those restrictions have been lifted, travel is back on the agenda and demand is increasing and because of that, the kiwi carrier is bringing back its largest widebody jet aircraft. Capable of carrying up to 342 customers the Boeing 777 is making a welcome return to the skies for the airline, "we couldn’t be happier to connect more of Aotearoa to the rest of the world." the firm said.  
"Bringing back these aircraft into service takes a whole lot of mahi from our engineering and maintenance teams, and it’s fantastic to welcome both old and new faces to our whānau to operate and service these aircraft."

The airline has just embarked on an impressive programme to realise ambitious science-based emissions reduction targets.

The interim target, validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), requires a 28.9% reduction in carbon intensity by 2030, from a 2019 baseline. This equates to a 16.3% reduction in absolute emissions over the period.

Science-based targets validated by the SBTi show companies how much and how quickly they need to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to prevent the worst effects of climate change. Setting a science-based target allows businesses to set a robust and credible carbon reduction target that is independently assessed to ensure it aligns with the latest climate science.

Air New Zealand Chief Operational Integrity and Safety Officer David Morgan says this is a critical milestone on the airline's journey to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 as it provides a clear signal of where we need to be by 2030, in order to meet the 2050 goal.

09 May, 2022

EVA Cargo to add another Boeing 777 Freighter

EVA Cargo has confirmed that due to growing cargo demand it is adding another Boeing 777 Freighter to its expanding fleet.

The Taipei based airline says the new aircraft is expected to arrive by the end of 2023 and joins the fleet of eight of these dedicated freighters. This is in addition to the deal it made with Israel Aerospace Industry Corporation (IAI) to convert three of EVA's passenger Boeing 777-300ER jets into pure cargo aircraft. By 2025, the carrier will have grown its cargo fleet to 12 freighters. The increased capacity will further strengthen EVA Air Cargo’s competitiveness in the airfreight market.

 "We continually evaluate passenger and cargo market needs so that we can appropriately increase capacity, meet demand and enhance our risk management capabilities. We also regularly review our fleet composition and develop strategies that will best equip us to secure a competitive edge in these markets,” said EVA President Clay Sun. "To accommodate expected airfreight market expansion, our own long-term flight network planning and business demands, we remain on the lookout for the best next-generation freighter,” Sun continued. “Our immediate and long-term goals are the same. We aim to thrive in the booming air cargo markets of today and in the future, sustain the flexible services and unmatched reliability we are known for, and, at the same time, help meet global conservation and environmental goals."

EVA equipped its Boeing 777 freighters with the same turbofan engines that power its B777-300ER passenger aircraft. Its B777-300ER flight crews can easily transition to fly the dedicated freighters after training on differences between the aircraft and operations. In addition to its eight Boeing 777 freighters, EVA flies 34 B777-300ERs. Consistency in its aircraft models and engines gives the carrier extra flexibility for crew dispatch and elevates maintenance-management efficiencies, leading to operational benefits.


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05 May, 2022

Emirates to resume Dubai - London Stansted flights in August

Emirates will resume flights between Dubai and London Stansted in August 2022 as the airline scales up its operations around the world.

The world’s largest international airline paused operations from the airport in March 2020 due to the pandemic.

A wide-body Boeing 777-300ER aircraft will operate the flights starting with a five-weekly service on Aug 1, 2022, and moving to a daily service on Sep 1, 2022

Steve Griffiths, London Stansted’s Managing Director, said: "The return of Emirates flights between Dubai and London Stansted is wonderful news and demonstrates the renewed confidence among airlines and passengers as we recover from the pandemic. The route is of huge importance to London and the East of England, providing a vital link between the two destinations and beyond, thanks to the airline's extensive onward network.”

Richard Jewsbury, Emirates Divisional Vice President in the UK, said:   “Stansted is a key hub for Emirates in the East and South East of the UK and resuming operations will offer better connectivity to businesses and communities in the region while also boosting the UK economy through scaled-up inbound travel and additional cargo capacity. The UK is Emirates’ most important international market and bookings have continued to surge with the further easing of travel restrictions. We look forward to welcoming more people on board our premium Boeing 777-300ER aircraft later this year.” 

Operations will resume with an evening flight, with EK065 departing at 21:10 and arriving at Dubai International (DXB) at 07:10 the following day.

Returning to the UK, EK068 will leave Dubai at 08:50, arriving in Stansted at 13:30 (all times are local).


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18 September, 2021

Mammoth Freighters Launches Boeing 777-200LR and 777-300ER Freighter Conversion Programs

Mammoth Freighters has launched its Boeing 777-200LR and 777-300ER passenger-to-freighter conversion programme this week. The firm was founded in December 2020 by two highly experienced aviation industry executives, Bill Wagner and Bill Tarpley, both serving as the company’s Co-CEOs. The Company is backed by private investment funds managed by Fortress Investment Group LLC and its affiliates (Fortress). The combination of management expertise and strong financial support has enabled Mammoth to launch its Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) development program with the plan to achieve FAA approval in the second half of 2023.

Mammoth brings a flexible business model to market that provides air cargo operators and asset owners dynamic new options including the ability to provide their own assets for conversion or acquire or lease ready-to-fly converted freighters from Mammoth’s existing feedstock of ten 777-200LR GE90-110B1 equipped aircraft. These assets were acquired from Delta Air Lines and are the largest fleet of -200LR sister aircraft in the world.

The Company, which possesses a Boeing data license to execute 777 passenger-to-freighter conversions, has already made significant progress since it began operations in late 2020. Design and engineering for the 777-200LRMF program is well underway with tooling and parts already in fabrication. The conformity 777-200LR recently completed a comprehensive series of pre-modification flight tests and will commence modification in the second quarter of 2022. Upon certification of the 777-200LRMF, Mammoth expects approval of the 777-300ERMF STC to follow shortly afterwards.

18 April, 2021

Aeroflot to get a 777-300ER aircraft named after Sergei Korolev

Aeroflot's new wide-body Boeing 777-300ER will be named after Sergei Korolev. The aircraft will be delivered in May 2021.

           The name of Sergei Korolev was previously borne by the Aeroflot aircraft, which was retired in 2018. The decision is timed to the anniversary of the first manned space flight. On April 12, 2021, Russia broadly celebrates the 60th anniversary of this achievement, made possible by Sergei Korolev. Under his leadership, the launch of the first satellite and the flight of the first cosmonaut of the planet Yuri Gagarin took place.

 “Our airline has a long tradition of naming planes after great compatriots,” said Mikhail Poluboyarinov, CEO of Aeroflot. “This allows us to preserve the memory of outstanding personalities and pay tribute to their merits. We are glad to have the opportunity to perpetuate the contribution of Sergei Korolev to the formation and development of the aerospace industry. "

06 March, 2021

New Seychelles service from Russian airline Aeroflot.


The leading Russian airline, Aeroflot has confirmed it will be starting regular flights from Moscow to Seychelles (Mahe Island), from 2 April. Flights will operate once per week, on Fridays. Ticket sales are open on the airline’s website.

The air service with the Seychelles has been opened following the relevant resolution by the emergency response centre for preventing the import and spread of the new coronavirus infection in the Russian Federation, and border opening for tourists, including Russians, by the Seychelles authorities.

Russian citizens can enter Seychelles visa-free, without any restrictions.  Travellers are required to have a negative COVID-19 test taken no earlier than 72 hours before departure from their first route point, with the test certificate in Arabic, English and French.

Up-to-date information on entry visa rules and restrictions for passengers of international flights can be found on Aeroflot’s website.

Flights are scheduled for Boeing 777-300ER,  flights departing Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport at 00:20 arriving Mahe at 09:55. The return flight departs 23:05 to land back in Moscow at 06:55.  

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29 August, 2020

World’s First CIIE-Themed Airplane Launched by China Eastern Airlines Arrives in London

The first China International Import Expo (CIIE)-themed aeroplane departed from Shanghai and arrived at Heathrow Airport in London Thursday.

The special CIIE-themed aircraft was jointly launched by China Eastern Airlines (China Eastern) and China International Import Expo Bureau. Its maiden flight was completed on July 4, when the plane flew from Shanghai to Paris. London is the second destination of the aeroplane’s global tour.

A Boeing 777-300ER jet, which is China Eastern’s international long-haul flagship aircraft, was chosen as the world’s first CIIE-themed aeroplane.

28 July, 2020

Emirates heading back to Nairobi, Baghdad and Basra

Emirates resumes more services next month                                                                Photo Emirates 
Next month, Dubai based Emirates will resume flights to Nairobi, Baghdad and Basra as it slowly brings back destinations in its growing network.  These new cities will take the airline’s passenger network to 67 destinations in August, including seven points in Africa and five points in the Middle East.

Flights between Nairobi and Dubai will resume on 2nd August and will fly three times a week. The service between Basra and Dubai will also operate three times a week and commences on 10th August. Also starting on 10th will be the Baghdad flight from Dubai which is scheduled four times a week. The flights to all three destinations will be operated with Emirates Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.

Free, global cover for COVID-19 related costs: Customers can now travel with confidence, as Emirates has committed to cover all COVID-19 related medical expenses, free of cost, should they be diagnosed with COVID-19 during their travel.

27 June, 2020

Emirates offers additional cargo capacity on aircraft with modified Economy Class cabins

Emirates SkyCargo able to transport up to 17 tonnes more cargo on select Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, to serve demand
Emirates Engineering modifies 10 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft

Emirates has introduced additional cargo capacity by using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft with seats removed from the Economy Class cabin. The measure has been introduced in response to the strong air cargo market demand for the rapid, reliable and efficient transportation of essential commodities such as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, food, machinery and other supplies around the world.

Watch a video of how Emirates Engineering modified the aircraft here.

Emirates SkyCargo will be operating 10 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft with Economy Class seats removed allowing for up to 17 tonnes or 132 cubic metres of additional cargo capacity per flight on top of the 40-50 tonne cargo capacity in the belly hold of the widebody passenger aircraft. The modified Boeing 777-300ER aircraft are being deployed on routes to key production and consumer markets where Emirates SkyCargo sees maximum demand for movement of urgently required goods.

13 April, 2020

Air Canada reconfigures three passenger aircraft to transport medical supplies

Air Canada converting three Boeing 777-300ER's to double cargo capacity  Photo Air Canada 
Three Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, the largest in Air Canada's fleet are being modified to transport cargo in the passenger cabin, doubling cargo capacity.
Reconfigured aircraft can carry 89.63 tonnes, the equivalent of up to 9 million medical masks. 
40 all-cargo flights operated to date, with 20 all-cargo flights being planned weekly.

Air Canada has confirmed it is reconfiguring the cabins of three of its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in order for them to carry extra cargo in these times of crisis. One of the jets its has already been completed and is now in service, with the second and third aircraft to be completed shortly.

"Bringing critical medical and other vital supplies rapidly to Canada and helping distribute them across the country is imperative to combating the COVID-19 crisis. The transformation of the Boeing 777-300ERs, our largest international wide-body aircraft, doubles the capacity of each flight and will enable more goods to move more quickly," said Tim Strauss, Vice President – Cargo at Air Canada.

"The rapid transformation of some of our aircraft to meet cargo demand reflects our ability to maximize our fleet assets quickly when these aircraft would otherwise be parked. Air Canada's engineering team worked around the clock to oversee the conversion work, and with Transport Canada to ensure all work was certified as tasks were completed. The next two aircraft are on track to be completed and will be in operation within the coming days," said Richard Steer, Senior Vice President, Operations at Air Canada.
Air Canada converting three Boeing 777-300ER's to double cargo capacity  Photo Air Canada 

16 January, 2020

New Air France travel cabins to the Caribbean and Indian Ocean

In 2020, Air France is continuing the move upmarket of its products and services. The airline is today unveiling its new cabins available onboard its Boeing 777-300, mainly serving destinations in the Caribbean and Indian Ocean.

Onboard, the aircraft’s 472 seats (14 in Business, 28 in Premium Economy and 430 in Economy) have been completely redesigned, enabling Air France to offer cabins with the highest standards of comfort, in a soft and warm atmosphere in the airline’s colours.

As from 15 January 2020, the first aircraft equipped with these cabins will take off for the first time to Pointe-à-Pitre, then to Fort de France (16 January 2020) and Saint-Denis de la Réunion (2020 summer season).

02 September, 2019

KLM confirms order for two Boeing 777-300ERs

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has confirmed it has ordered two more 777-300ER (Extended Range) aeroplanes as it continues to operate one of Europe's most modern and efficient fleet. 

The order was previously listed for an unidentified customer on Boeing's Orders & Deliveries website. The 777-300ER can seat up to 396 passengers in a two-class configuration and has a maximum range of 7,370 nautical miles.

"KLM is one of the world's leading network carriers and an aviation pioneer and we are delighted the airline has once again selected the Boeing 777-300ER to strengthen its long-haul fleet for the future," said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of Commercial Sales & Marketing for The Boeing Company. 

Operating out of its home base in Amsterdam, the KLM Group serves a global network of 92 European cities and 70 intercontinental destinations with a fleet of 209 aircraft.  KLM, the world's oldest airline still operating under its original name, is celebrating its centenary this year. 

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15 June, 2019

Emirates’ First Class suite makes its debut in Durban

Photo Emirates

Emirates has introduced its First-Class cabin in Durban

Emirates has introduced its First-Class cabin in Durban this week, in conjunction with the airline’s seasonal frequency increase of four additional flights a week, bringing the airline’s award-winning, luxury travel experience to the coastal South African city.

During the seasonal increase from 14 June to 04 August 2019, travellers to and from Durban can enjoy the Emirates’ First Class cabins on the airline’s Boeing 777-300ER. The aircraft will operate the additional flights in a three-class cabin configuration, offering eight seats in First Class, 42 in Business Class and 310 spacious seats in Economy Class.

Fouad Caunhye, Regional Manager of Emirates Southern Africa, said, “As we approach 10 years of operations to Durban, introducing our award-winning First Class experience is a milestone in our history of operations to the city. Travellers will have an opportunity to experience the luxury product offering the Emirates is so well-known for, whether they are heading to Dubai or connecting to popular destinations across our network including India, UK and the Far East.

14 April, 2019

Emirates to put new Boeing 777-300ER with "Game Changer"Emirates first class suites on Riyadh and Kuwait routes.

Emirates First Class Suites                                                                                  Photo Emirates 

In a bold move to offer a range of experiences and greater choice for its customers travelling for business and leisure, the Dubai based mega-carrier Emirates will be operating its latest Boeing 777-300ER aircraft fitted with what it called the ‘Game Changer' First Class suites from Dubai to Riyadh starting from 16th April  2019 and Kuwait starting from 1 June 2019.

Game-changing, fully-enclosed First Class private suites to debut for the first time in the GCC

Adil Al Ghaith, Senior Vice President Commercial Operations Gulf, Middle East & Iran said: “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait will be the first countries in the Middle East and GCC to be served by the latest Emirates Boeing 777 aircraft featuring fully -enclosed private suites inspired by luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz. Deploying the newest Boeing 777 to both Riyadh and Kuwait will cater to the significant premium demand we see on these routes and is in line with our commitment to provide our customers across all classes with outstanding service and industry-leading onboard products for a better flying experience. The unique First Class suites onboard the Boeing 777 will offer our premium passengers unparalleled privacy, comfort and luxury, with experiences tailored to their individual needs.”

13 March, 2019

Emirates to launch second daily flight to London Stansted

Emirates to launch a second daily flight to London Stansted

The airline will operate 11 daily flights to 
three points in London
New flight timings enable more 
convenient connection options
Both Stansted flights will be operated by 
Emirates’ latest Boeing 777

Emirates announced this week the launch of a second daily flight from Dubai (DXB) to London Stansted (STN) starting 1st July 2019. The additional flight means that Emirates customers will now have 11 daily flight options to and from three London airports.  

As with the first, the second daily flight to Stansted will also be operated by Emirates’ ‘game-changing’ Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a three-class configuration with 6 private suites in First Class, 42 fully-flat beds in Business Class and 306 seats in Economy Class. The aircraft offers customers an enriched travel experience across all cabins with newly designed seats and upgraded inflight entertainment systems. Customers will also enjoy new levels of comfort with fully enclosed private suites in First Class as well as refreshed Business and Economy Class cabins.

“We are increasing capacity to London Stansted to meet steady demand from both leisure and business travellers to and from the region, as well as international student traffic to Cambridge. We continuously seek ways to maximise convenience and flexibility for our customers and the second daily flight combined with the optimal travel schedules will do exactly that; provide a seamless travel experience with Emirates,” said Hubert Frach, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations West.

23 February, 2019

Porto set to become Emirates second Portuguese destination in July

The Dubai based mega-carrier Emirates confirmed this week that it would be launching a service direct to the beautiful; Portuguese city of Porto this summer.

The airline will fly to the country's second largest city four times a week frum it's Dubai home base starting on 2nd July.  Porto will become Emirates’ second destination in Portugal after its capital, Lisbon, which the airline currently serves with two flights a day. The flight will be operated by a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a three class cabin configuration, offering eight private suites in First Class, 42 lie flat seats in Business Class and 310 spacious seats in Economy Class.

Emirates’ new service will provide travellers in northern Portugal, a major urban area, as well as those in the north-west of Spain in cities such as Vigo and Santiago de Compostela, due to its close proximity to Porto, with a direct option to travel to Dubai, and onward to destinations across the airline’s global network, particularly in Africa, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.