Emirates Airline is set to boost the frequency of flights between Dubai and Cairo, Egypt.
As of October 28, 2019, the airline will add four additional flights a week to its existing thrice-daily service.
The four new flights will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, and will take the total number of weekly Emirates Airline flights to the Egyptian capital to 25.
“Cairo is a very popular destination for both business and leisure travellers, and the additional flights will provide our customers with greater flexibility in their travel choices and allow seamless connectivity to Emirates Airline’s vast global network,” senior vice president, commercial operations – Africa, Emirates Airline, Orhan Abbas. “There is a clear demand for our award-winning products and services. We’ve seen a consistent demand for the Emirates Airline experience, with passenger occupancy on the route averaging 90 per cent.”
Similar to the current service, the new flights will be operated by a Boeing 777-300ER in a three-class configuration featuring eight private suites, 42 business class seats and 304 economy class seats, adding 1,416 seats each way per week on the route.
The additional Dubai-Cairo flight EK 921 will depart Dubai at 12:00 and will arrive at 14:15. The return flight, EK922, will depart Cairo at 16:15 and will arrive in Dubai at 21:35. The new flights will enhance connectivity to most cities in the Asia, the Americas and Australia including Beijing, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Sydney, Shanghai, New Delhi, Mumbai, New York and Washington DC.