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Emirates To Start Flying To The Seychelles

Emirates To Start Flying To The Seychelles From January 2005

Emirates, the Dubai-based international airline, today announced that it will fly to the picturesque Indian Ocean islands of the Seychelles from January 2, 2005. The world's fastest-growing intercontinental airline will initially launch three non-stop flights a week to the Seychelles.

The A330-200 aircraft which Emirates will use on this new route carries 54 Business class and 183 Economy class passengers as well as 15 tonnes of cargo.

It will be the first addition to the Emirates network since Christchurch services were inaugurated in July.

Emirates currently flies to 77 cities in 54 countries with one of the youngest fleets in the skies. Emirates' new services introduced in 2004 include: Lagos, Accra, Budapest (cargo-only), Glasgow, Vienna, Christchurch, Shanghai and New York.

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