Emirates Airline: A380 to serve St. Petersburg route during autumn school break

Emirates Airline

Responding to heightened demand for travel during the autumn school break, Emirates Airline will be operating its A380 between Dubai and St. Petersburg, Russia, from October 25-29, 2018.

The larger aircraft will temporarily replace the Boeing 777 aircraft currently operating on the route. This initiative marks the first time an A380 has operated to St. Petersburg.

The A380 boasts 14 Private Suites in first class, 76 fully flat-bed seats in business class and 429 seats in economy class.

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First and business class passengers aboard the aircraft can enjoy Shower Spas and the Onboard Lounge, which serves up a variety of drinks and canapés, while passenger on the main deck in economy class can enjoy comfortable seats with a pitch of up to 33 inches.

All travellers aboard the A380 can make the most of the ice in-flight entertainment system, which offers a choice of up to 3,500 channels on-demand, including Russian content, as well as free WiFi.

Flight EK175 is scheduled to depart Dubai at 15:45, arriving in St. Petersburg at 20:50, while the return flight, EK176, will take off from St. Petersburg at 23:55, arriving in Dubai at 06:55 the next day.