Emirates Starts A380 Service Between Auckland and Amsterdam

Emirates has the largest fleet of superjumbo A380 and has added Amsterdam to the growing list of destinations that are being serviced by the large double decked jet. Travelers from New Zealand can now fly direct from Auckland to Amsterdam by A380. It is the first scheduled service of A380 for Amsterdam. Emirates has been operating flights to Amsterdam since last two years and it has consolidated its position in the country enough to operate the largest aircraft. Flight EK 147 will leave Dubai for Amsterdam daily at 8.25 am. It is the 19th destination for Emirates that it is servicing through A380. It flies to 31 destinations in Europe and five of them will become accessible from Auckland by A380.

A380s Carried Over 10 Million Passengers

Emirates is scheduled to add Moscow to the list of destinations that are serviced by A380 in December. London-Heathrow, Manchester, Munich, Paris and Rome are the major European cities that have regular A380 flights. Emirates first introduced the double decked aircraft into its fleet in August 2008 and today it has the largest fleet of A380s. It has carried over 10 million passengers and has flown over 150 million kilometers in the world’s largest aircraft. It has a team of over 3,000 dedicated cabin crew and special facilities for the large aircraft at Dubai International Airport. It will have the first dedicated A380 terminal by early next year.

Emirates A380 Service is Superior

The airline has ensured that their passengers on the large aircraft have the best of luxury service. There is an onboard lounge on the upper deck for premium class passengers. There are two onboard shower spas for the first class passengers. The airline’s award-winning digital widescreen in-flight entertainment system is accessible to passengers of all class on A380. High speed wi-fi access is also available to all passengers throughout their journey. The airline has 22 A380s in its fleet and they are already servicing Amsterdam, Auckland, Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, London Heathrow, Manchester, Munich, New York JFK, Paris, Rome, Seoul, Shanghai, Sydney, Toronto, Tokyo with the double decked jet. Melbourne and Moscow will be added to the list in October and December respectively.

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