(MENAFN) Emirates' senior vice president, commercial operations, Far East & Australasia, Salem Obaidalla, announced that starting March 31, the carrier will raise capacity on the Dubai-Bangkok route to 5-daily flights, reported Arab News.
Obaidalla said that the addition will boost weekly flights to the Asian city to 35.
He added that the service will be operated via a 3-class Airbus 330-200L, with flight EK376 leaving Dubai International Airport at 03:40 hrs and arriving in Bangkok at 13:00 hrs, whereas the return flight, EK377, will leave Bangkok at 15:25 hrs the same day and arrive at Dubai at 18:30 hrs.
However, the route will be serviced via a 3-class Boeing 777-300ER starting September 1st.
Obaidalla noted that also on March 31, the carrier will add a daily Airbus A380 service between Bangkok and Hong Kong, and a daily flight between Bangkok and Sydney, which links on to Christchurch.
It is worth noting that the announced services, in addition to the Phuket service, raise the number of Emirates weekly departures from Thailand to 56.