Emirates announced yesterday, February that it will launch a four times weekly service between Portugal’s second largest city, Porto, and Dubai, from 2 July 2019.
Porto will become Emirates’ second destination in Portugal after its capital, Lisbon, which the airline currently serves with two flights a day. The flight between Dubai and Porto will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays by a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a three class cabin configuration, offering eight private suites in First Class, 42 lie flat seats in Business Class and 310 spacious seats in Economy Class.
Customers across all cabin of Emirate flights are served by its multinational cabin crew, including Portuguese nationals, can have access to over 4000 channels of on demand audio and visual entertainment from the latest movies, music and games on its ice system. Emirates serves regionally inspired meals and complimentary beverages. The airline offers dedicated products and services for children as well.
The new service will also enable Emirates SkyCargo to offer up to 18 tonnes of cargo capacity on the flight, giving local businesses the opportunity to increase their exports such as garments, shoes, automotive parts and cork.