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NZ-Milan A380 connections boosted

NZ-Milan A380 connections boosted

Emirates today unveiled plans to increase capacity on the Dubai-Milan route with the deployment of a second daily A380, enabling more A380 to A380 connections with services to and from New Zealand.

The migration from a Boeing 777-300ER to the flagship double decker represents a capacity increase of 1,834 seats per week between the two cities..

Commencing October 1, 2016, Emirates flights EK91/92 will be operated by an Airbus A380 aircraft in a 3-class configuration with 14 Private Suites in First Class, 76 flat-bed seats in Business Class and 401 comfortable seats in Economy Class. Passengers in all classes will enjoy access to free Wi-Fi and over 2500 channels of films, TV shows, music and games, with an impressive selection in Italian, through ice Digital Widescreen, Emirates’ award-winning inflight entertainment system.

They will also experience the famed hospitality of the airline’s multi-cultural cabin crew, with Italian speakers on all flights to and from Italy, as well as fine Italian wines and regionally inspired cuisine prepared using the finest ingredients.

Emirates’ flight EK91 departs from Dubai at 15:45hrs and arrives in Milan at 20:30hrs. The outbound flight EK92 departs from Milan at 22:20hrs and arrives in Dubai at 06:25hrs the following day, linking with all of Emirates’ five daily New Zealand services.

The airline currently operates three daily services between Dubai and Milan, including direct A380 connections northbound, as well as a daily flight from Milan to New York JFK. From the airport, Emirates also enables seamless rail connections to over 700 train stations across Italy through its partnership with Trenitalia.

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