Emirates introduces A380 on its double daily service to Moscow
July 13, 2017: Emirates has announced that both daily flights between Dubai and Moscow will now be operated by the airline’s iconic A380. Commencing October 1, 2017, the double daily Airbus A380 service will significantly boost seat capacity to and from Russia. It will also allow multiple A380 to A380 connections to a wide range of destinations such as Mauritius, Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Mumbai, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Auckland, Christchurch, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Seoul, Tokyo, Taipei and Sao Paolo.
Since 2003, the airline has carried over 4 million passengers on the route. This aircraft upgauge sees an increase of over 1,000 seats per week. Flights EK131/132 and EK133/134 will be operated by an Airbus A380 aircraft in a three-class configuration with 14 Private Suites in First Class, 76 flat-bed seats in Business Class and 427 comfortable seats in Economy Class. In all cabins passengers will enjoy access to Wi-Fi and over 2,500 channels of films, music and games, more than 60 in Russian, through ice Digital Widescreen, Emirates’ award-winning inflight entertainment system.
Emirates has also made amends to its winter schedule to and from St Petersburg, giving passengers easier connections to many Emirates destinations including Maldives, Thailand and Sri Lanka with just a short stop in Dubai.