Emirates has announced it will add a second daily Airbus A380 service between Manchester and Dubai next month.
The EK019/020 service (which departs Manchester at 2025 and Dubai at 1435) will have an A380 deployed from 1 February, increasing its capacity on the route by 13%.
In total the route will have 14 first class seats, 76 in business and 427 in economy.
“Manchester is the third busiest airport in the UK and demand for flights to Dubai, and beyond, has increased significantly during our 25 years of operating out of the airport. At Emirates we are committed to providing our customers with the very best service possible,” said Laurie Berryman, Emirates vice president UK.
Manchester Airport’s chief commercial officer Ken O’Toole added: “This additional flight confirms Manchester as the northern gateway and highlights the ongoing demand from passengers to fly from Manchester Airport.”