Barcelona will soon have more connectivity from Emirates with the recent announcement of a double daily service. Effective 2 May 2015, the airline will add a further 3724 seats per week to the city increasing overall capacity by 51%.
The extra service will be operated by a Boeing 777-200LR in a three class configuration. Barcelona is a favourite and must see in Europe with over 7.3 million tourists visiting annually. These factors make the city the 11th most visited destination in the world.
The new flight will offer eight in first class, 42 in business class and 216 seats in economy. The flight EK 188 will depart Dubai at 1545hrs and arrive at Barcelona El Prat Airport at 2100hrs. EK 189 will take off daily from Barcelona at 2245hrs and land in Dubai at 0725hrs the following day.