Emirates launches second A380 to Jeddah

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Published January 5th, 2011 - 02:45 GMT
Emirates A380
Emirates A380

Emirates expanded its existing operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today with the launch of additional daily A380 service to Jeddah, which has proven to be popular with both business and leisure travellers.   

The second A380 service has a capacity to seat 517 passengers in a three class configuration. 

“The A380 has received an overwhelmingly positive response from the Saudi market since it was introduced onto our Jeddah route in February 2010. The launch of a second A380, Emirates’ flagship aircraft, into Jeddah highlights our commitment to providing travellers in Saudi with the very latest in aircraft innovations,” added Khoory. 
Emirates remains committed to the Saudi market with a total of 42 flights per week to four cites including; Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam and Al Medinah al Munawarah.


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Emirates Airline

The Emirates story started in 1985 when we launched operations with just two aircraft.

Today, we fly the world’s biggest fleets of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s, offering our customers the comforts of the latest and most efficient wide-body aircraft in the skies.

We inspire travelers around the world with our growing network of worldwide destinations, industry leading inflight entertainment, regionally inspired cuisine, and world-class service. Read on to find out more.

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