Emirates Airline has announced that it will deploy its latest Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, fitted with its game-changing first-class suites, on services to Riyadh, from April 16, 2019, and Kuwait, from June 1, 2019.
Speaking on the news was senior vice president commercial operations – Gulf, Middle East and Iran, Adil Al Ghaith: “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait will be the first countries in the Middle East and GCC to be served by the latest Emirates Boeing 777 aircraft featuring fully enclosed private suites, inspired by luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz. Deploying the newest Boeing 777 to both Riyadh and Kuwait will cater to the significant premium demand we see on these routes and is in line with our commitment to provide our customers across all classes with outstanding service and industry-leading onboard products for a better flying experience.”
The new Boeing 777-operated flight, EK 819, will depart Dubai at 06:55, arriving in Riyadh at 07:50. The return flight, EK 820, leaves Riyadh at 09:35, arriving in Dubai at 12:30.
The upgraded route will be operated five times weekly, and from June 1 2019, will begin flying on a daily basis.
Meanwhile, flight EK 855 will take off from Dubai at 07:45, arriving in Kuwait at 08:25. The return flight, EK 856, leaves Kuwait at 09:50, arriving in Dubai at 12:40. The upgraded Kuwait service will be offered daily.