UAE-UK corridor fuels travel demand; Emirates to deploy more A380s


Emirates has announced it will deploy more A380s and increase flight frequencies on popular routes, including cities in the United Kingdom (UK), to add more long-haul travel options to flyers.The announcement comes shortly after the UAE was added to the UK’s travel corridor, which has enabled travellers from the Gulf state to enter the UK without undergoing a quarantine. According to the airline, the new air travel corridor has fuelled an increase in demand for services bound to the UK.The airline has been resuming its services across its global network since the lifting of travel restrictions a few months back. So far, it has reactivated its operations in more than 100 cities worldwide.Latest additionsStarting from November 27, the Dubai-based carrier will operate the world’s largest passenger aircraft four times a day to London Heathrow and six times a week to Manchester from December 2.The airline will also boost its A380 flights on the Moscow route from the current twice weekly to a daily service from November 25.Also, flights to Birmingham and Glasgow will operate daily, instead of four times weekly, from November 27 and December 1, respectively.Flights to Manchester will likewise increase from the current eight-a-week to 10 more...