Emirates to launch second daily flight to London Stansted
March 19, 2019: Last week Emirates announced that from July 1 onwards, it will add a second daily service on Dubai-London Stansted route. The Dubai-based airline will operate the service with its 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.
Emirates customers will now have 11 daily flight options to and from three London airports.
The additional flight will double the daily cargo capacity offered by to a total of 40 tonnes each way, benefitting the freight division of Emirates, Emirates SkyCargo and also the trade between the two countries.
This additional flight will help to meet steady demand from both leisure and business travellers to and from the region, as well as international student traffic to Cambridge, informed the airline through a statement.
Emirates customers travelling from London Stansted will also have more access to destinations across the airline's global network with convenient connection times.
A statement from the airline tells us that its partnership with flydubai provides even more destination options for outbound travel, with seamless connections to Zanzibar, Kathmandu, Faisalabad and Asmara, to name a few.
Travelling to Dubai for a weekend getaway or short work trip will also be more convenient with a morning or evening arrival option in Dubai and afternoon or evening arrival in Stansted.
Starting July 1, the first daily flight on the route will operate as EK65, departing Dubai at 0900hrs and arriving in London Stansted at 1330hrs. The return flight, EK66 will depart London Stansted at 1500hrs and arrive in Dubai at 0105hrs the following day.
The second daily flight, EK67, will depart Dubai at 1415hrs and arriving in London Stansted at 1845hrs. The return flight, EK68 will depart London Stansted at 2110hrs and arrive in Dubai at 0710hrs the following day.
This second daily flight to London Stansted brings Emirates' total weekly flights to the UK to 140 %u2013 six services a day from Heathrow, three daily from London Gatwick and Manchester, two daily from Birmingham, Glasgow and London Stansted, and a daily service from Newcastle and Edinburgh.