Emirates to launch second daily 777 flight to London Stansted

posted on 12th March 2019 by Justin Burns
Emirates to launch second daily 777 flight to London Stansted

Emirates has added a second daily flight to its network from Dubai International Airport to London Stansted Airport starting 1 July, 2019.

The additional flight means Emirates customers will now have 11 daily flight options to and from three London airports. Both Stansted flights will be operated using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.

Emirates divisional senior vice president, commercial operations West, Hubert Frach said: “We are increasing capacity to London Stansted to meet steady demand from both leisure and business travellers to and from the region, as well as international student traffic to Cambridge.

“We continuously seek ways to maximise convenience and flexibility for our customers and the second daily flight combined with the optimal travel schedules will do exactly that; provide a seamless travel experience with Emirates.”

The second daily flight to Stansted also means increased tourism to the region, enabling further trade and economic growth. Popular inbound markets include Australia, UAE, India, South Africa, China, Malaysia and Hong Kong.

Emirates customers travelling from London Stansted will also have more access to destinations across the airline’s global network with convenient connection times.

Beginning 1 July, the first daily flight from Dubai to London Stansted will operate as EK65, departing Dubai at 09.00h and arriving in London Stansted at 13.30h. The return flight, EK66 will depart London Stansted at 15.00h and arrive in Dubai at 01.05h the following day.

The second daily flight from Dubai to London Stansted will operate as EK67, departing Dubai at 14.15h and arriving in London Stansted at 18.45h. The return flight, EK68 will depart London Stansted at 21.10h and arrive in Dubai at 07.10h the following day (all local times).

The additional Dubai-Stansted flight will also double the daily cargo capacity offered by Emirates SkyCargo to a total of 40 tonnes each way.

Emirates second daily flight to London Stansted brings Emirates’ total weekly flights to the UK to 140 – six services a day from Heathrow, three daily from London Gatwick and Manchester, two daily from Birmingham, Glasgow and London Stansted, and a daily service from Newcastle and Edinburgh. Emirates serves a global network of 158 destinations.