Emirates increases flights to the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia

Emirates is increasing its services to three of its destinations in South East Asia, the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Emirates is increasing its services to three of its destinations in South East Asia, the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia. Jakarta and Manila’s new flights will be served by a Boeing 777-300ER (pictured) with Kuala Lumpur’s extra flights operated by an Airbus A330-200
Emirates is increasing its services to three of its destinations in South East Asia, the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia. Jakarta and Manila’s new flights will be served by a Boeing 777-300ER (pictured) with Kuala Lumpur’s extra flights operated by an Airbus A330-200

From 3 December 2012, there will be an increase in the number of flights on the Dubai to Kuala Lumpur route from three daily to 25 a week, increasing to 26 a week from 6 February 2013.

Starting 1 January 2013, Emirates will introduce a third daily, non-stop flight to Manila; with a third daily, non-stop service beginning on 1 March 2013 to Jakarta.

"Due to the strong demand we are experiencing, Emirates has added much-needed seat capacity on its flights to Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Manila. The extra daily flights will increase capacity on the Jakarta and Manila routes by 50% and I would like to thank the relevant authorities in the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia for their support," said Salem Obaidalla, Emirates' Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations Far East & Australia.

The third daily service to Manila will be operated by one of Emirates' Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, in the same two-class configuration, 42 Business Class lie-flat seats and 386 Economy Class seats, as the current double-daily service.

From 1 March, the new service EK368 will depart Dubai at 1905hrs (local time) arriving in Jakarta at 0615hrs the following day. The return flight leaves Jakarta as EK369 at 0745hrs arriving in Dubai at 1310hrs. As with the two current flights, the new service will be operated by a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, in a two-class configuration.

Emirates will introduce an extra four flights a week to Kuala Lumpur from Dubai from 3 December on a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday with the flight on a Wednesday beginning on 6 February 2013. The new service will add an extra 2,370 seats per week between Dubai and Kuala Lumpur.

Emirates operates flights on a daily schedule from Malta to Dubai via Larnaka, Cyprus.

 

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