Emirates is going to expand its global operations starting 26th March, 2023. At the beginning of this fiscal year, Emirates has increased operations by 31% (total ASKMs), and it has further intentions to increase seat capacity in its most recent published northern summer schedule, which will begin on March 26, 2023.
The airline has been reinstating services to 5 locations, establishing flights to 1 new destination (Tel Aviv), adding 251 weekly flights onto existing routes, and advancing the roll-out of service improvements in the air and on the ground over the previous few months.
Statement From Emirates
Emirates’ Chief Commercial Officer, Adnan Kazim, stated: “Emirates continues to deploy its capacity and extend its worldwide network to fulfil travel demand around the world. As we delayed opening our ramp till the planned northern runway renovation programme. From July 2022 on, expansion has been ongoing.
“Client demand has been very high, and our forward bookings are similarly strong,” he continued. In addition to improving our fleet and product to ensure that our clients always have the finest Emirates experience, Emirates is working hard to restore operating capacity as rapidly as the ecosystem can handle. As our US$2 billion cabin and service renovation programme gathers up steam, more of our A380 aircraft will be put into service with brand-new cabin interiors and Premium Economy seats.
Emirates Upcoming Events For the Upcoming Year
Future A380 deployments by Emirates in the Northern Summer of 2023
With the reintroduction of the iconic double-decker across its network, Emirates is continuing to expand its A380 operations: Glasgow (starting on March 26), Casablanca (starting on April 15), Beijing (starting on May 1), Shanghai (starting on June 4), Nice (starting on June 1), Birmingham (starting on July 1), Kuala Lumpur (starting on August 1), and Taipei (starting on August 1).
Region-Specific Upcoming Route Improvements
- Starting on April 2, there will be 14 to 19 weekly flights to Amsterdam.
- Athens: From June 1 through September 30, a new daily seasonal service will be added to meet demand over the summer.
- From 5 flights per week to a daily service in Bologna beginning on May 1.
- Budapest: By June 1st, daily service will replace the prior 5 weekly flights.
- On May 1, a second daily flight to London Stansted will begin. Emirates’ London operations will now have 11 daily flights, including 6 flights to London Heathrow and 3 flights to Gatwick.
- By October 29, there will be 28 weekly flights from Cairo.
- Dar es Salaam will transition from five weekly flights to daily service on May 1.
- Entebbe will transition from six weekly flights to daily service on July 1.
New Zealand and Australia
Emirates’ non-stop flights from Australia to Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane will resume operating at pre-pandemic levels as of 1 May, 26 March, and 1 June, respectively.
- Brisbane: Beginning on June 1, Emirates will offer an additional daily service, increasing the number of weekly flights to 14.
- Christchurch: resumption of daily service from Dubai via Sydney from 26 March.
- Melbourne: A third daily flight via Singapore will be added beginning on March 26. This increases Melbourne’s capacity and restores connectivity between Melbourne and Singapore. Dubai is the destination of the other two daily flights from Melbourne.
- Sydney will begin offering a third nonstop daily flight on May 1.
- Bangkok will begin offering a fifth daily service on August 1.
- Beijing: Starting on March 15, a daily nonstop Boeing 777-300ER service will be offered, with an A380 upgrade taking effect on May 1. With an A380, a second daily flight will start on September 1.
- From March 29, there will be a new daily nonstop service to Hong Kong. Emirates will now operate 14 flights a week, in addition to its daily Dubai-Bangkok-Hong Kong route.
- From June 1st, there will be a third daily service in Kuala Lumpur.
- On Tuesday, April 2, daily flights to Tokyo Haneda will resume. Emirates now operates 21 weekly flights to Japan, including daily A380 flights to Tokyo-Narita and daily Boeing 777 flights to Osaka.