Emirates has announced that its signature A380 services will resume on 28 November at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. Increasing aircraft capacity will help Emirates meet the strong increase in demand for passengers visiting this popular holiday destination, soon after Thailand reopens to international tourists who have been vaccinated.
Daily A380 flights will be operated with flight number EK372/373 and will provide the required capacity and frequency of flights to Bangkok in response to the increase in travel demand experienced by the airline. The iconic Emirates A380 aircraft, which will fly to Bangkok, will serve with First Class, Business Class and Economy Class seats. The two-decker aircraft put into use, in addition to the five-week EK378/379 flights to Bangkok via Phuket, which is planned to increase the frequency from 1 December, and EK777/300, which is currently operated daily on a three-class Boeing 384-385ER aircraft. It will be a supplement to existing expeditions.
The daily Bangkok A372 service with EK380 will depart from Dubai at 09:30 and land in Bangkok at 18:40. Flight EK373 is scheduled to depart Bangkok at 20:35 and land in Dubai at 00:50 the next day. All times are in the local time zone.
With the A28 launching on 380 November, Emirates will offer three daily flights to and from Bangkok to support the country it has served for more than 30 years. Emirates plays a pivotal role in facilitating the recovery of the tourism industry, led by government efforts. The increased capacity and frequency will help meet the demand for travelers from Europe, Africa and the Middle East to travel to the Thai capital.
With the relaxation of travel restrictions, Emirates will serve its passengers in Thailand and other destinations in the region by offering access to preferred destinations in its global network covering more than 120 destinations through its hub in Dubai. Additional flights will provide passengers around the world with more choice, attractive timetable and convenient connectivity.
The additional flight with the A380 on the Dubai-Bangkok route and the additional flights planned for the flight via Phuket will provide more than 8600 additional seats to meet the increase in Bangkok's inbound and outbound passenger traffic, and this number can be increased upon demand.
Earlier this month, Thailand lifted restrictions for non-Thai travelers and boosted tourism by allowing vaccinated travelers from more than 60 countries to enter the country without quarantine. Passengers from non-exempt countries will be able to travel to Thailand without quarantine with a negative PCR test upon arrival in Bangkok and mandatory testing on the sixth or seventh day. For more information on entry requirements to Thailand and travel requirements for non-Thai nationals, travelers can visit the travel requirements page on emirates.com.tr.
Emirates is launching its flagship A380 aircraft to more destinations in line with the relaxation of restrictions around the world. The company currently operates A25 services to 380 cities on six continents. By the end of December, the number of cities to which the aircraft is flying will be increased to 28 to meet the rapid recovery in travel demand.
The Emirates A380 experience remains a long-time favorite with travelers and is acclaimed for its award-winning inflight entertainment platform, ice, with the largest screen in the industry, offering a wide range of content that passengers in all cabin classes can enjoy, along with the extra seat space and comfort. . Passengers traveling in premium cabins, which offer signature features such as the famous Onboard Lounge and convertible seats in Business Class, as well as private suites and Shower Spa in First Class, want to relive this experience over and over when making their travel plans.
In November 2020, Emirates commissioned the first A380 aircraft with four classes, including Premium Economy class. By November this year, the airline will operate six aircraft featuring these seats and a newly redesigned cabin interior. .
With the health and happiness of its passengers as its top priority, Emirates has taken a comprehensive set of safety measures at every step of the journey. The airline also offers its passengers the opportunity to use the IATA Travel Pass application more by improving digital verification opportunities thanks to its contactless technology application.
Emirates continues to lead the industry with innovative products and services that meet the needs of passengers in this rapidly changing period. The airline took its passenger service initiatives a step further by helping passenger loyalty program members maintain their miles and status, along with more generous and flexible booking policies, a continuation of multi-risk travel insurance.