Emirates will operates 4 new weekly flights between Dubai and Phuket from December 1st, 2015.
Including a capability enhance of 57 per cent the 4 new flights will introduce connectivity from most cities within the Americas for the primary time in addition to enhance connections to quite a few locations in Europe and the Center East the place Emirates presently flies from greater than 50 cities.
“Because the launch in 2012 Phuket has been a strong success story.
“The truth that we are actually including an extra 4 weekly flights highlights not solely the desirability of the vacation spot but in addition the demand for passengers wishing to journey with Emirates,” mentioned Thierry Antinori, Emirates govt vice chairman.
“These new flights have been nicely timed to not solely maximise connections throughout our community but in addition enable for a morning arrival in Phuket, giving travellers much more time to benefit from the island and its surrounds.”
Phuket is the gateway to the southern a part of Thailand making it simpler for individuals to develop their travels to Khao Lak, Phang-nga, KohSamui, Trang, in addition to Krabi and Koh Lipe.
Recognized for its abundance of white, sandy seashores and quick access to the Andaman Sea for world class diving, Phuket has grown in reputation as a world vacation spot, welcoming greater than six million guests to the island within the first 5 months of 2015.
Emirates will function the brand new weekly flights with a Boeing 777-300ER, providing eight seats in First Class, 42 seats in Enterprise Class and 310 Financial system Class seats.
Emirates’ enhance in flights to Phuket intently follows the announcement of the airline’s codeshare settlement with Bangkok Airways, which has added 14 new locations to the Emirates community.
Along with this codeshare settlement and the elevated capability to Phuket, Emirates’ prospects now have even larger flexibility when planning their journey all through south-east Asia.
EK396 will depart Dubai Worldwide Airport at 22:55 and arrive at Phuket Worldwide Airport at 08:00 the next day.
The return flight, EK397 will depart Phuket at 09:30 and arrives in Dubai the identical day at 13:20.
Emirates has 42 weekly flights to Bangkok and presently has seven weekly flights to Phuket.