Emirates will operate a special flight with Airbus A380 in Accra
On October 2, Emirates will operate a special Airbus A380 flight to Accra. The authorities of Ghana will inaugurate the 3 terminal of Kotoka International Airport (ACC).
Emirates has announced it will operate a special Airbus A380 flight to Accra. The flight will take place on 2 in October, when the Ghanaian authorities planned to open the 3 terminal of Kotoka International Airport (ACC).
Thus, Airbus A380 Emirates will be the first super jumbo to land in Ghana. At the same time, during this flight the infrastructure of the airport in Accra will be tested in order to be approved for A380 aircraft.
The unique EK787 flight operated by Airbus A380 will land at Accra around 11: 35. After more than 6 hours of grounding, the aircraft will return to Dubai, operating the EK788 flight departing at 17: 50 in Accra.
Airbus A380 in Accra
Emirates began operations in Ghana in January 2004 and has so far carried over 1.6 millions of passengers on the Dubai - Accra route. In 2017-2018, the Emirates transported over 6.300 tons of goods, supporting local companies and exporters. The main goods exported from Ghana to the United Arab Emirates and the Emirates network include fresh and cut fruits.
The Airbus A380 Emirates aircraft, which will fly to Accra, will be configured in a three-class configuration, with 426 seats in Economy class on the main deck, 76 seats in Business Class and 14 apartments in First Class.
This year, Emirates celebrates 10 years of flights with A380. It owns the largest fleet of A380 aircraft, with 104 units in operational service and 58 on demand. Emirates recently announced a $ 16 billion (AED 58,7 billion) deal for other 36 Airbus A380 aircraft.