Friday, January 15, 2010


has officially announced that they will be launching new nonstop flights to Madrid, Spain effective August 1st. EK will be using a three class configured Airbus A 330-200 to launch the route which shall be flown on a daily basis. The flight schedule is as follows:

Days of operation: DAILY

EK 141 Dep DXB 0725 Arr MAD 1320

EK 142 Dep MAD 1615 Arr DXB 0105+1

From November 1st onwards, capacity will be further increased from a daily A 332 to a daily A 343.


Excellent move by EK to launch a city that has been asked of them since the past 4 years. They will give QR/LH/AF a tough time with regards to getting market share to Southeast Asia in particular to/from Spain.

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