Emirates reshuffles flights aircraft to Australia

first_imgSource = e-Travel Blackboard: C.C Emirates has announced flight schedule and aircraft changes for Australia as part of a reorganisation of services and reallocation of aircraft internationally.The company announced that as of 1 November, the Boeing 777-200LR aircraft operating its third-daily Sydney service to Dubai, flight number EK415/414, will be redeployed, resulting in the service being suspended until the first half of 2011.  When the service re-commences it will be operated by a new, larger Boeing 777-300ER.Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on Melbourne flights EK409/408 and EK407/406 are to be introduced from 2 July and 2 August respectively, in a move that will increase route capacity increase by 23 percent. The second-daily services to Perth and Brisbane are set to receive larger Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on 1 November 2010 and 1 January 2011 respectively, also increasing capacity to each route. Passengers booked for travel on flights EK414 or EK415 after 1 November 2010 will be contacted individually by Emirates Customer Services to make suitable alternative travel arrangement, the airline advised.Emirates recently ordered an additional 30 777-300ER aircraft, worth approximately US$9.1 billion in list prices, and 32 A380 aircraft at a list price of US$11.5 billion.last_img

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