Emirates to start daily services to Stockholm from Sept

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Trivandrum: Expanding its presence in Scandinavia, Emirates has announced that it will begin operating a non-stop, daily service between Dubai and Stockholm Arlanda Airport daily flight from 4th September 2013. This flight will be a convenient connection to the non-resident Keralites in Scandinavian countries.

The 4,956 seats per week offered year-round by this new service are expected to further stimulate economic growth with key Swedish trading cities across the Far East and Australasia.

“Following our successful launch into Copenhagen, Denmark in 2011 we have been closely evaluating options for further expansion in Scandinavia. Sweden, with its stable and growing economy is the perfect location to extend our regional presence,” said Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline. “This new service will provide the only scheduled direct passenger service between Dubai and Sweden, giving passengers out of Sweden much easier access to our international network.”

Operated by a Boeing 777-300ER the daily service will offer three cabin classes with eight seats in First Class, 42 seats in Business Class and 304 seats in Economy Class. With over 130 destinations in its international network, Emirates customers in Sweden will benefit from convenient flight schedules that allow them to reach 40 destinations in the Far East, West Asia and Australasia.

Emirates new daily flight to Stockholm will depart Dubai as EK157 at 0715hrs* and arrive at Stockholm Arlanda Airport at 1200hrs the same day. The return flight, EK158 will depart at 1355hrs and arrive at Dubai International Airport at 2225hrs.

In addition to passenger operations Emirates SkyCargo will offer 19 tonnes of cargo capacity between the two cities. Popular commodities are expected to be; Pharmaceuticals, construction equipment, electronics, perishable food items, textiles, leather goods, plants and flowers.

Passengers on all Emirates’ flights also have the added bonus of extra baggage allowance with 30 kg for those travelling in Economy Class, 40 kg for Business Class and 50 kg for First Class.

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