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Emirates Emirates expands flights to and from Kansai International Airport (KIX) and introduces Airbus A380 with premium economy

[Emirates] Emirates expands flights to and from Kansai International Airport (KIX) and introduces Airbus A380 with premium economy
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Press release: February 7, 2024
Emirates expands flights to and from Kansai International Airport (KIX), introduces Airbus A380 with premium economy cabin
Tokyo, Japan, February 7, 2024: Emirates will introduce Airbus A380 aircraft to and from Kansai International Airport (KIX) from June 1, strengthening its Osaka-KIX route. The Airbus A380 to be introduced this time is equipped with Premium Economy Class, Emirates’ latest product, and will be the second aircraft in Japan to be operated by the updated Airbus A380 from Kansai International Airport (KIX). This will be the route. This will increase the number of seats on flights to and from Japan’s second-largest city, introduce the popular Premium Economy Class, and redesign the interiors of First, Business, and Economy classes.

From June 1st, we will introduce a 4-class Airbus A380 aircraft to replace the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft currently operating flights EK316/EK317 to and from Kansai International Airport (KIX). This upgrade will expand the Dubai-KIX route by nearly 900 seats per week and provide customers with more opportunities to connect beyond Dubai to popular destinations such as Milan, Madrid, Brazil, Paris and London. Masu. In 2023, Emirates will celebrate its 20th anniversary of operating the Dubai-KIX (KIX) route, and last year alone it operated more than 360 flights, serving more than 220,000 passengers.

The 4-class Airbus A380 that Emirates will introduce on the Dubai-KIX route will feature 14 suite seats in first class, 76 fully-flat seats in business class, 56 seats in premium economy class, It features 338 ergonomically designed seats in economy class. The aircraft’s premium economy cabin is located at the front of the main deck, with 56 seats arranged in a 2-4-2 configuration.
Inside the cabin, you’ll find plenty of seat pitch and width for easy work and relaxation, as well as customized features that provide functionality and convenience, including in-seat charging points and side cocktail tables, to meet your every need. It is a space that has been envisioned. In addition, we offer in-flight amenities, creative menus, and an extensive drink menu, as well as an entertainment system that includes up to 6,500 channels of movies, TV programs, music, and more.
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Additionally, First Class and Business Class passengers can enjoy the onboard lounge, while First Class passengers can enjoy a luxurious shower spa. Additionally, you can enjoy award-winning hospitality from around the world and meals made with carefully selected ingredients from around the world.
Emirates will introduce Premium Economy on its Dubai-Narita route in December 2023, and has received great interest from customers. This signature product is also available in 14 other locations around the world including New York John F. Kennedy, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, London Heathrow, Sydney, Auckland, Christchurch, Melbourne, Singapore, Mumbai, Bengaluru, São Paulo and Dubai. Also available for flights to cities.

The launch of the A380 aircraft to Kansai International Airport (KIX) will allow tourists to visit many attractive sightseeing spots and events in the Kansai region such as Osaka and Kyoto, including the Osaka-Kansai Expo scheduled to be held in 2025. This was realized amid expectations for an increase in the number of customers. Additionally, Emirates operates one daily flight on the Dubai-Tokyo Narita (NRT) route with a 4-class Airbus A380 and on the Dubai-Tokyo Haneda (HND) route with a Boeing 777-300ER. Through regular flight operations to three major international hub airports, we provide highly convenient flight connectivity to meet growing demand.

Also last year, as part of our commitment to Japanese customers, we reinstated our shuttle service at Haneda Airport for First and Business Class passengers, and provided free shuttle service from Haneda Airport to Tokyo or Shinagawa Station for Economy Class passengers. We have started providing bus service.

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Emirates began flying to Japan in 2002. With one flight per day each from Narita International Airport, Tokyo International (Haneda) Airport, and Kansai International Airport, we offer comfortable air travel to more than 140 regions around the world, including Dubai. “Best Airline in the World” and “Best Airline in the Middle East” at the 2022 ULTRAs Awards, and “World Class Award” and “Global Airline” at the 2023 APEX Awards. We have received numerous awards for the products and services we provide, including the Official Airline Rating 5 Star and the Passenger Choice Award for Best Global Entertainment.
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