Emirates has announced that it will operate its Airbus A380 superjumbo to Cairo at a rate of four flights per week effective October 27, 2019. The airline has recently operated this one-time superjumbo to Cairo International Airport.
Emirates, which will become the first airline to operate this aircraft on a regular flight to Cairo, will replace its Boeing 777, operated by the EK923 and EK924, with the A380 on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Emirates announced earlier this year that it will increase the number of flights between Dubai and Cairo by adding four flights a week, with three flights a day, effective October 28, 2019. The four new EK921 and EK921 flights will operate. EK 922 'on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, bringing the number of flights between Dubai and the Egyptian capital to 25 flights a week. With the use of the A380 on this route, the airline will offer 9,200 seats a week in every direction, allowing passengers from Egypt to connect to more international destinations and support Egypt's trade and tourism industries.
The Emirates A380, which will serve Cairo, will offer 489 seats in three classes: 399 in Economy, 76 in Business Class and 14 in First Class. Passengers in all classes enjoy Emirates' infotainment system, which offers more than 4,500 entertainment channels offering a wide range of movies, TV series, music, audiobooks and podcasts, including live TV. First class passengers have the opportunity to experience the on-board shower and lounge test with business travelers and enjoy refreshments and snacks.
Emirates has launched special fares for travelers from Egypt to Dubai. Economy Class fares start at EGP 6,825, EGP 17,499 in Business Class, EGP 29,999 in First Class and a complimentary third bag. The offers are valid for all bookings between Cairo and Dubai, which are made from today until November 4 and travel until March 31, 2020.