Emirates has increased the frequency of flights between Dubai and Tunis from six to seven a week starting 30 October 2017.
The inbound service EK747 will depart Dubai at 0920hrs, arriving in Tunis at 1315hrs. While the outbound flight EK748 will depart Tunis at 1455hrs, arriving in Dubai at 2345hrs. The additional flight will be operated every Monday with an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER aircraft offering eight private suites in First Class, 42 lie-flat seats in Business Class and 310 in Economy.
The added frequency will also offer importers and exporters an additional 23 tonnes of cargo capacity in each direction. Popular goods carried between Tunis and Dubai include fruits and vegetables, fresh and frozen seafood, electronic equipment, truffles and dates.
Since October 2006, when the first service to Tunis was launched, Emirates has carried more than one million passengers and over 60,000 tonnes of cargo to date.