Emirates Airlines to offer additional A380 routes in 2016
Three new destinations and an additional route to Barcelona will be added in the next year. According to the announcement, a total of 71 A380 aircraft are currently in the Emirates fleet.
“The introduction and increase of Emirates’ A380 services in these strategic destinations means more travelers will have the opportunity to experience our industry-leading A380 product,” Thierry Antinori, executive vice president of Emirates Airlines, said.
Routes that will be added in 2016 include Prague, Birmingham and Taipei. Service to Birmingham through A380 will begin on Sunday, March 27, and Taiwan and Prague services will be updated on Sunday, May 1, 2016.
“Our onboard innovations on the A380, across all classes, continue to impress and delight our customers,” Antinori said. “Deploying larger capacity aircraft, such as the A380, also helps us to efficiently meet growing passenger demand in these markets, contribute to tourism development and enhance customer choice and options.”
Emirates Airlines currently supports 36 A380 destinations.