Increase in Emirates Auckland-Dubai flights

Increase in Emirates Auckland-Dubai flightsFor coming year Emirates has planned to increase its capacity on its daily Auckland-Brisbane-Dubai route by 672 seats a week each way. This will be executed from the New Year.

From January 2, there will be a replacement by the airline of the current Airbus A340-500 operation with the latest Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.

In this aircraft it is fully modern lie-flat business class seating and private collections in first class; moreover there is the facility of digital widescreens with near about 1,200 channels of on-screen information, communication and amusement.

By end of this year this is the second airline capacity growth on New Zealand route. Before this in July there was aircraft change on its daily Auckland-Melbourne-Dubai service.

From now onwards Emirates will be flying 10,857 seats in each track per week.

It will not only move across its four daily New Zealand services but also the impressive A380 superjumbo on the daily Auckland-Sydney-Dubai service and a Boeing 777-300ER on the daily Christchurch-Dubai service via Sydney and Bangkok. In 2009-10 estimation it was found that Emirates carried around 9.95% of total trans-Tasman passengers.