Emirates, the largest international airline in the world, will start a daily service between Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh, and Dubai, from 1 October 2018.
Edinburgh becomes our second destination in Scotland after Glasgow from the 1st October 2018.
The new service will be operated by an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER in a three class cabin configuration, with 8 private suites in First Class, 42 lie flat seats in Business Class and 304 spacious seats in Economy Class.
Flight EK023 will depart Dubai daily at 0955hrs and arrive in Edinburgh at 1450hrs, while the return flight, EK024 will depart Edinburgh at 2015hrs and arrive in Dubai at 0640hrs the next morning. The arrival of the flight is conveniently timed for connecting to Emirates’ services to popular outbound destinations for Scottish travellers, such as Bangkok, Lahore, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Australian cities, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney.
The Scottish capital, with its Old Town and New Town both being UNESCO World Heritage Sites, is the second most visited city in the UK by tourists. It is famed for its rich history, cultural and architectural attractions, gourmet food scene, as well as international festivals and cultural events. It was also the first city in the world to be designated a UNESCO City of Literature, while last year it was named by the European Union as the top city of its size in Europe for culture and creativity.
Customers travelling from Edinburgh, as well as Glasgow, can also access over 90 exciting destinations under the Emirates and flydubai network partnership, connecting through Dubai to and from destinations such as Kathmandu, Zanzibar and Kilimanjaro.
First Class and Business Class customers will also be able to book complimentary chauffeur drive to and from Edinburgh Airport. All customers can look forward to award winning levels of care and comfort when travelling with Emirates, from the warm hospitality of its multinational cabin crew, to being entertained by ice, which offers up to 3500 channels of on demand audio and visual entertainment from the latest movies, music and games; Customers also enjoy chef prepared meals and complimentary beverages, while families are also well catered for with dedicated products and services for children.
For further information and to make a booking with Emirates, please contact your Travel and Transport Statesman team.