Emirates to Operate Airbus A380 between Dubai and Moscow from 01 October 2017

Emirates will be operating daily flights between Dubai and Moscow on the airline's iconic Airbus A380 commencing 01 October 2017. The twice-daily flights will see an increase in seat capacity in order to meet the growing customer demand and it will also enable multiple connections to both leisure as well as business destinations like Bangkok, Singapore, Sydney, Auckland, Shanghai, Tokyo and Sao Paolo.

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Photo Credit: Emirates

Flights EK131/132 and EK133/134 will be operated by an Airbus A380 aircraft in a three-class configuration with 14 Private Suites in First Class, 76 flat-bed seats in Business Class and 427 comfortable seats in Economy Class. In all cabins passengers will enjoy access to Wi-Fi and over 2,500 channels of films, music and games, more than 60 in Russian, through ice Digital Widescreen, Emirates’ award-winning inflight entertainment system.

Photo Credit: Emirates

Photo Credit: Emirates

Business Class passengers on the Emirates A380 can spend time during their flight socialising in the popular Onboard Lounge on the upper deck of the aircraft, while tasting fine selection of wines and spirits and gourmet delicacies. First Class travellers can enjoy Emirates’ award-winning First Class amenities, which recently clinched the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards 2017, following a recent product overhaul across all cabins aimed at enhancing comfort in the air. Among the new products introduced last year is a luxury spa range from award-winning Irish brand VOYA, Bulgari amenity kits, and moisturising loungewear – the first-ever designed for an airline.

Emirates is the world’s largest international airline, with an extensive network that has grown to offer its customers a choice of 157 destinations now in 84 countries across six continents, with convenient connections through its hub in Dubai. From Singapore, Emirates operates five daily flights to Dubai, where passengers can connect onward to Europe and the U.S. Premium customers are also offered complimentary Chauffeur Drive services to and from Moscow Domodedovo airport and Dubai International Airport, access to Emirates exclusive lounges across select airports around the world and priority check-in.

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Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Emirates has also made amends to its winter schedule to and from St Petersburg, giving passengers even easier connections to many Emirates destinations including Maldives, Thailand and Sri Lanka with just a short stop in Dubai. From October 29, 2017 until March 24, 2018 EK176 will depart from Pulkovo International Airport at 23:55hrs and land at Dubai International Airport the next day at 07:05hrs. From Dubai EK175 flight will depart at 15:30hrs and land in Saint Petersburg at 20:45hrs. All flight times are local.

The new times will enable clients travelling to Dubai an additional day in the city, arriving from Saint Petersburg early in the morning instead of late evening. Given that Russian customers can now receive a free UAE visa on arrival, the new schedule opens up even more opportunities to explore the city and take advantage of the late afternoon departure from Dubai back to Saint Petersburg. For more information on Emirates, including how to book flights and a complete list of terms and conditions, contact your travel agent or visit www.emirates.com/sg.