Emirates A380 Dubai-Perth service to return earlier than expected

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Perth, Australia can expect to see the Superjumbo jet earlier than expected after the Emirates A380 service is brought forward by a month.

When is Emirates A380 returning to Perth? 

Originally scheduled for a December 1, 2022 return, the A380 service will be available a month earlier, expanding Emirates’ current capacity with the addition of more than 160 seats per day. 

The Emirates A380 is scheduled to operate on a daily basis to Perth with more than 500 seats each way.

What is the Emirates A380 Dubai-Perth / Perth-Dubai schedule?

EK420 will depart Dubai at 02:45 local time and arrive in Perth at 17:20 local time the same day.

EK421 will depart from Perth at 22:20 local time and arrive in Dubai at 05:25 local time the next day.

Why is the A380 arriving in Perth earlier?

Barry Brown, Emirates’ divisional vice president Australasia credits the high demand for international travel out of Western Australia.

“Due to the consistently high demand for international travel out of Western Australia, we are thrilled that Perth will be joining our A380 network earlier than planned, which comes right as we proudly celebrate 20 years of flying to the city,” Brown said in a statement.

Brown added: “We would like to thank our Western Australian passengers for their loyalty. We are excited that from November, they will be able to enjoy our flagship A380’s signature amenities, industry-leading products and generous space across all classes once again.”

Does Emirates fly to Perth at the moment?

Yes. Emirates currently flies to Perth using its Boeing 777-300ER fleet. Starting November 2022, the A380 will be used. 

In addition to its Perth services, Emirates also operates a twice daily A380 service from Dubai to Melbourne and Sydney, and a once daily service from Dubai to Brisbane.

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