Daily A380 service effective 28th October – two of three Japanese gateways will be served by the iconic Airbus flagship
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Dubai: Emirates plans to introduce regular scheduled commercial Airbus A380 services to Osaka in Japan on 28 October 2018,subject to government approval . The A380 will replace the 777-300ER aircraft currently operating in the route, which means a capacity increase of 38%. Emirate already operates A380 daily from Narita International Airport.
The Emirates’ Airbus A380 aircraft serving the Dubai-Osaka route will offer a total of 489 seats in a three-class configuration, with 399 spacious seats in Economy Class, 76 fully flat-bed seats in Business Class and 14 First Class Private Suites.
Emirates flights to and from Japan cater to the needs of Japanese travellers with Japanese-speaking cabin crew on board. Emirates entertainment system, ice, offers up to 3,500 channels of audio and visual entertainment, including live TV and more than 100 channels of Japanese content, movies, TV shows and music.
First Class customers on Emirates flights to and from Japan can experience traditional Kaiseki (multi-course meal) cuisine and Business Class customers have the option of a traditional bento box. Emirates is the first Middle Eastern airline to serve Kaiseki-inspired meals on board.
The Emirates A380 is also renowned for its First Class Shower Spas as well as the Onboard Lounge for First and Business Class passengers.
With a fleet size of 103, and with 59 additional aircraft on order, Emirates is the largest Airbus A380 operator in the world.
Emirates started operations to Japan in 2002 and currently operates one daily flight from Narita, Haneda and Osaka airports to Dubai.