In order to meet sustained demands ahead of the holidays, Emirates announced that it has boosted its services to London’s Gatwick Airport (LGW) by adding a third daily Airbus A380 service from Dubai International Airport (DXB).
The additional flight will increase the capacity to more than 1,000 seats to/from LGW to DXB daily.
.@emirates ramps up its operations to Gatwick Airport with the addition of a third daily A380 flight. The airline continues to scale up its UK operations to meet sustained demand ahead of the holiday rush. pic.twitter.com/13VHKDzUkY— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) December 6, 2022
The three daily services to LGW will depart on the following schedule:
EK11 will depart DXB at 02:50
EK15 will depart DXB at 07:40
EK09 will depart DXB at 14:25
DXB – LGW has a flight time of about seven hours and 55 minutes.
With the latest daily service addition to London Gatwick, Emirates now has a total of 119 weekly flights to the UK across seven hubs:
six times daily to London Heathrow
three times daily to London Gatwick
daily service to London Stansted
three times daily to Manchester
double daily service to Birmingham
daily flights to Newcastle
daily service to Glasgow.