Emirates will offer a triple daily A380 service to Jeddah for four days in January to support the school holiday demand, which coincides with the a very popular event, the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF).
The airline’s existing double daily A380 service to Jeddah will be supplemented by a third A380 service on 16th and 17th, 25th and 26th January 2013, upgrading EK flights 801 and 802 from a Boeing 777 on those days.
“We hope that many travellers from around the region will take advantage of this opportunity to fly Emirates’ flagship aircraft, said Mr Al Ghaith Emirates’ Vice President, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. “With the range of amenities we have on board, including the world’s first Onboard Shower Spas in First Class, we are sure they won’t be disappointed.”
EK 801 will depart Dubai at 0140hrs on 16th, 17th, 25th and 26th January and arrive in Jeddah at 0340hrs. The return flight, EK802, will depart Jeddah on 16th, 17th , 25th and 26th Jan at 0515hrs, arriving in Dubai at 0905hrs. The double decker aircraft can accommodate 489 passengers with 399 seats in Economy Class, 76 mini-pods in Business Class and 14 First Class Private Suites.Internationally renowned as one of the largest shopping festivals in the world, the annual DSF is now in full-swing having commenced on 3rd January. This ever popular shopping festival will continue until 3rd February, with customers urged to take advantage of the incredible Dubai deals on offer throughout the festival. In addition to shopping, entertainment also plays a large part of the DSF experience catering to people of all ages, specifically to families with young children.