Emirates ramps up operations to London Gatwick with a third daily A380 service

Emirates A380

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, has ramped up its operations from Gatwick Airport with the addition of a third daily A380 flight. The airline continues to scale up its UK operations to meet sustained demand ahead of the holiday rush.

The additional frequency will offer enhanced capacity with more than 1,000 seats from Gatwick to Dubai, every day. Emirates flight EK012 will depart London Gatwick at 09:40hrs, flight EK016 will depart at 13:35hrs and flight EK010 will depart at 20:25hrs – offering customers even more flexibility and travel choices.

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“As we gear up for the busy festive period, we are delighted to offer our customers better connectivity with the additional third daily flight to and from London Gatwick. Gatwick is a vital hub for us in London and the UK and our operations from the airport connect both passengers and businesses with our ever-growing global network,” Richard Jewsbury, Divisional Vice President, Emirates UK, said.

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“We are delighted to welcome Emirates’ third daily flight to London Gatwick. Dubai is consistently among the most popular destinations for our passengers, so to have three options each day to fly to the UAE, and beyond, is fantastic news, particularly ahead of the busy holiday period,” Stephanie Wear, VP of Aviation Development, Gatwick Airport, said.

Emirates currently serves the UK with 119 weekly flights across seven UK hubs including Gatwick, Heathrow, London Stansted, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and Glasgow.