Today Emirates started flying Dubai to Heathrow with their
new Airbus A380, this 489 seat aircraft will fly on flight numbers EK001 Dubai
to London and EK002 for the return flight.
“We are delighted to bring
our customers state-of-the-art comforts which are unmatched anywhere else in
the world,” says Emirates Airline president Tim Clark.
“Despite today’s challenging
economic environment, they have responded by booking every seat on our inbound
and outbound flights.”
“Owing to its environmentally-friendly performance, the
Emirates A380s will make a huge contribution to Heathrow’s efforts to reduce
its overall emissions,” says Clark.
This Airbus A380 is Emirates third; their first two A380
aircraft currently service Emirates Dubai to New York route