Emirates increases Phuket service

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Emirates has announced additional services between Dubai and Phuket, meaning the popular Thai holiday island will be served twice daily from 1 December.

The new flights will operate with a Boeing 777-300ER, offering eight seats in first class, 42 seats in business class and 310 economy class seats. On Emirates, throughout all cabin classes, passengers can enjoy more than 2,000 channels of entertainment on demand on Ice, the airline’s in-flight entertainment system.

Baggage allowance is 30 kilograms for economy passengers, 40 kilograms for business class and 50 kilograms for first class.

EK396 will operate four times per week and will depart Dubai at 22h55 and arrive in Phuket at 08h00 the following day. The return flight, EK397, will depart Phuket at 09h30 and arrive in Dubai the same day at 13h20.

EK394 will operate three times per week and will depart Dubai at 20h05 and arrive in Phuket at 05h10 the following day. The return flight, EK395, will depart Phuket at 07h10 and arrive in Dubai the same day at 11h00. 

In addition to Phuket, Emirates flies 42 times a week to Bangkok, and from 1 December, four of the six daily flights to Bangkok will be served by an A380. The airline also recently announced a codeshare agreement with Bangkok Airways, which added 19 routes across a number of south-east Asian cities, and a total of 14 new destinations to the Emirates global network.