Emirates recently announced the launch of a second daily A380 service to Frankfurt, adding 1,155 seats a week on the route, with 280 in first and business class.
The new flight will commence on 1 January 2016. The Emirates flights EK47/48, currently operated by a Boeing 777-300ER, will be up-gauged to an A380. The first scheduled A380 service between Frankfurt and Dubai was in September 2014; since then, over 280,000 passengers have travelled with Emirates on this route.
The Emirates’ flight EK47 departs Dubai International Airport at 14:35hrs and arrives in Frankfurt at 18:40hrs. The outbound flight EK48 departs from Frankfurt at 20:30hrs and arrives in Dubai at 0610hrs the following day.
The new aircraft will feature 14 suites in first class, 76 in business and 429 in economy.