Emirates has announced the launch of a second daily flight from Dubai (DXB) to London Stansted (STN) starting July 1, 2019.
With the additional flight, Emirates customers will now have 11 daily flight options to and from three London airports. The additional Dubai-Stansted flight will also double the daily cargo capacity offered by Emirates SkyCargo to a total of 40 tonnes each way, facilitating trade and benefitting local businesses.
The second daily flight to Stansted will also be operated by Emirates’ Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a three-class configuration with six private suites in First Class, 42 fully-flat beds in Business Class and 306 seats in Economy Class. Besides the comfortable newly designed seats and upgraded inflight entertainment systems, the aircraft offers fully enclosed private suites in First Class as well as refreshed Business and Economy Class cabins.
‘We are increasing capacity to London Stansted to meet steady demand from both leisure and business travellers to and from the region, as well as international student traffic to Cambridge. We continuously seek ways to maximise convenience and flexibility for our customers and the second daily flight combined with the optimal travel schedules will do exactly that; provide a seamless travel experience with Emirates,’ said Hubert Frach, Emirates divisional senior vice president, Commercial Operations West.
Beginning July 1, the first daily flight from Dubai to London Stansted will operate as EK65, departing Dubai at 0900hrs and arriving in London Stansted at 1330hrs. The return flight, EK66 will depart London Stansted at 1500hrs and arrive in Dubai at 0105hrs the following day. The second daily flight from Dubai to London Stansted will operate as EK67, departing Dubai at 1415hrs and arriving in London Stansted at 1845hrs. The return flight, EK68 will depart London Stansted at 2110hrs and arrive in Dubai at 0710hrs the following day.
With the second daily flight to London Stansted, Emirates will operate a total of 140 weekly flights to the UK – six services a day from Heathrow, three daily from London Gatwick and Manchester, two daily from Birmingham, Glasgow and London Stansted, and a daily service from Newcastle and Edinburgh.