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The airline is stepping up its schedule by adding 22 flights and layering on additional seats with the deployment of both A380s and Boeing 777s between April 28 and May 8 to the four cities it serves in KSA, as well as to Kuwait, Beirut, and Amman.
In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Emirates will be layering on two additional flights on May 2 and May 8 to serve demand in and out of Riyadh.
In Jeddah, the airline will add five flights served by its Boeing 777 and will be upgrading one of its existing flights to an A380, to become an all A380 operation. Medinah will also be served with four additional flights during this time, and travellers from Dammam will also have the option of one extra flight on 28 April as they start their holidays.
This year, Emirates customers in KSA will be venturing to Dubai for their Eid Al Fitr celebrations, in addition to the Maldives, Paris, Bangkok, Mauritius, Manila and Los Angeles in the US.
Popular destinations for Kuwaiti travellers this year include Dubai, the Maldives, Manila, Bangkok, London, Mauritius and Paris and Emirates will be operating eight additional flights served by its Boeing 777 during Eid.
Emirates will be layering on three flights served by its Boeing 777s to the airline’s existing Beirut schedule to accommodate for more travellers as they head home to visit friends and relatives.
Amman flights served by the Boeing 777 will also be upgraded with higher seat capacities.
By October, the Emirates will increase its services to 73 weekly flights to the UK, including a six times a day London Heathrow operation; double daily A380 flights to Manchester, ten weekly services to Birmingham and daily services to Glasgow.
Dubai-based airline, flydubai, to operate more than 2,200 flights between April 30 and May 8 to accommodate the surge in demand during the busy Eid Al Fitr public holiday
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