Friday, May 29, 2009
Emirates has revealed on the GDS that it will be increasing capacity to LAD-Luanda, Angola from its launch on set from a 3 weekly A 332 to a 3 weekly Boeing 777-300ER due to increased demand for first and business class travel from this oil rich country. the other major change announced by EK concerns its Athens operation which will see its station's capacity reduced from daily B 773ER + daily A 332 to 4 weekly B 773ER + 10 weekly A 332.
Emirates has revealed on the GDS the following capacity and frequencies across its Indian Ocean network which will come into effect from July 2009. They are as follows :
MRU - frequencies increased to 9 weekly nonstop flights from daily.
MLE - frequencies increased from 11 times weekly to double daily.
CMB - frequencies increased from double daily to 18 times per week.
On the other hand, with regards to its planned increase of KRT-Khartoum from daily to 10 weekly nonstop flights, this plan has been shelved until the worldwide economy improves.