(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Emirates on Monday said it is increasing its services to three of its destinations in South East Asia, the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia.
From 3rd December 2012, there will be an increase in the number of flights on the Dubai to Kuala Lumpur route from three daily to 25 a week, increasing to 26 a week from 6th February 2013.
Starting 1st January 2013, Emirates will introduce a third daily, non-stop flight to Manila; with a third daily, non-stop service beginning on 1st March 2013 to Jakarta, the airline said in a statement yesterday.
"Due to the strong demand we are experiencing, Emirates has added much-needed seat capacity on its flights to Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Manila. The extra daily flights will increase capacity on the Jakarta and Manila routes by 50% and I would like to thank the relevant authorities in the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia for their support," said Salem Obaidalla, Emirates' Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations Far East & Australia.
"The new services offer our passengers with more options of their preferred departure time when travelling to Dubai, or travelling onwards throughout our ever-expanding global network. The extra capacity will also stimulate further tourism and trade between Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, UAE and beyond" added Mr Obaidalla.