Emirates starts scheduled A380 service into Hamburg
A Monitor Report 29 May, 2018 | 1968 Views|-+
Dubai: Emirates today, May 29 introduces the first scheduled commercial Airbus A380 service to Hamburg, which becomes the 49th destination on Emirates’ global network, served by its highly popular flagship carrier. Simultaneously it becomes the first and only airline with scheduled A380 operations at Hamburg Airport.
The deployment of the iconic double decker aircraft will represent a capacity increase of over 22% on the route. With its existing multiple daily A380 services to Frankfurt, Munich and Dusseldorf, Emirates now operates all German gateways with its flagship A380 .
The inaugural A380 was deployed on the morning service (EK059/EK060), while from 30 October the A380 will be regularly deployed on the afternoon service (EK061/EK062).
Emirates’ Airbus A380 aircraft serving the Dubai-Hamburg route will offer high levels of comfort and high quality service: a total of 516 seats in a three-class configuration, with 426 spacious seats in Economy on the main deck, 76 fully flat bed seats in Business and 14 First Class Private Suites on the upper deck.
The Emirates A380 is renowned for its First Class Shower Spas as well as the Onboard Lounge for First and Business Class passengers. Passengers in all classes enjoy free Wi-Fi to stay in touch with family and friends and Emirates’ multi-award winning ‘ice’ inflight entertainment with up to 3,500 channels of movies, TV programmes, music and podcasts on the industry’s biggest personal screens in each class of travel.
First and Business Class passengers also benefit from a complimentary chauffeur drive service as well as access to Emirates’ global network of airport lounges, including a 900m² lounge facility at Hamburg Airport.
Emirates is by far the largest Airbus A380 operator on the planet with a current 103-strong A380 fleet .