Emirates inaugurates Dubai-London Stansted route (Photo / Video)
On 9 June, Emirates opened the Dubai (DXB) - London Stansted (STN) route. Travelers can choose from one of 10 Emirates daily flights to three London airports.
The aircraft Boeing 777-300ER Emirates landed on 9 June, shortly before local time 14: 00, at London Stansted International Airport. This is the seventh airport in the United Kingdom to which Emirates operates. The number of daily flights between Dubai and London reached 10, on 3 different airports: Stansted, Gatwick and Heathrow.
Emirates inaugurated the Dubai - London Stansted route
The aircraft in question, the new Boeing 777-300ER configured in three classes, has First Class apartments and comfortable cabins for Business and Economy. The seats have a new design, plus an upgraded entertainment system in every cabin on board. The new changes were first presented at the Dubai Air Show on 2017, and this was the first time they were tested by passengers on flights to and from the UK.
London Stansted Airport will also be important for Emirates SkyCargo, the cargo division of Emirates. Emirates SkyCargo makes possible connections between customers in 155 cities, 85 countries, on 6 continents, and transports 140.000 tonnes of freight to / from the UK per year. The Boeing 777-300ER will provide approximately 20 of cargo / flight capacity.
London Stansted International Airport is the seventh in the UK to fly Emirates. It will be followed by Edinburgh in October. The other UK airports that Emirates operates are: London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Birmingham, Newcastle, Manchester and Glasgow.
The daily flight EK33, heading for Dubai (DXB) - London Stansted (STN), departs at 9: 30 and arrives at its destination around 14: 10. The return flight, EK34, takes off from Stansted at 21: 10 and arrives the next day at 7: 10 in Dubai.