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Emirates announces the first nine destinations to join the A350 network


Emirates today announced the first wave of destinations to be served by its A350 aircraft, which will enter service in September 2024. With ten new A350s expected to join the Emirates fleet by March 31, 2025, the airline plans to deploy its latest aircraft type to nine destinations in the coming months, offering customers the latest signature cabin experiences.

These first 10 Emirates A350 aircraft will offer three cabin classes, with 32 next-generation Business Class seats, 21 Premium Economy seats and 259 generously spaced Economy Class seats. All of these aircraft are destined for short- to medium-haul cities on the Emirates network, with Bahrain as the first destination.

With the first Emirates A350s entering the fleet, the airline will offer customers more opportunities to experience the acclaimed Premium Economy product and sample the next generation of Business Class cabins for the first time, especially on short and medium-haul routes in the Middle East -East and GCC, West Asia and Europe.

Adnan Kazim, Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Emirates Airline said:

β€œThe A350 will be a game-changer for Emirates, allowing us to serve regional points with superior operational efficiency and flexibility in the Middle East and GCC, West Asia and Europe. With the latest generation of cabin products, including more of our sought-after Premium Economy to more cities, best-in-class in-flight entertainment technologies and a wealth of other customer-friendly features, the Emirates A350 builds on our long-standing commitment to investing in the very best customer experience in the sky.

Flying the A350 to 9 cities in such a short time will provide our customers with more premium cabin options and choices in different regions, helping us maintain our competitive position and industry leadership.”

Newly delivered aircraft with the airline’s latest cabins will enter regular service to the following cities:

In the Middle East/GCC

Emirates will deploy its first A350 to Bahrain on the daily EK839/840 service from September 15. The frequency of A350 services will gradually increase to cover two Bahrain services, with the second service commencing on November 1.

The first Emirates A350 will land in Kuwait on September 16 with the daily EK853/854 service.

The daily EK866/867 in Muscat will be served by the A350 from 1 December.

In West Asia

The Emirates A350 will be deployed on the EK502/503 to Mumbai from October 27.

Ahmedabad’s daily EK538/539 will be served by the A350 from October 27.

Colombo’s fourth daily service EK654/655 will be served by the A350 from January 1, 2025.

In Europe

Lyon will be served daily with the Emirates A350 from December 1.

Bologna will be served by the A350 from December 1.

Edinburgh will rejoin the Emirates network, operated by the A350, from November 4. More details will follow soon.

Emirates will announce more destinations in the coming months as new aircraft join the fleet.

Emirates flights to A350 destinations go on sale today and can be booked on emirates.com, the Emirates App or through travel agents.

Customers can look forward to the A350’s spacious and quiet cabin, high ceilings, large cockpit area and bespoke ambient lighting designed to reduce fatigue and jet lag. Additional Emirates A350 seat features and other cabin details will be announced in the coming months.

Emirates has ordered 65 A350-900s, and all have been carefully planned to support the airline’s future growth, as well as Dubai D33’s economic agenda, set by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to include 400 cities in the near future add to Dubai’s foreign trade map. decade.

Includes all scheduled flights with A380, B777 and A350 aircraft equipped with Premium Economy