Dubai-based UAE airline to start double daily flight to Melbourne from May 1

Dubai-based airlines - Emirates will soon be commencing a double daily flight to Melbourne.

Abu Dhabi, UAE: Dubai-based airlines – Emirates will soon be commencing a double daily flight to Melbourne. The flight will be operated by Emirates’ flagship A380 aircraft from May 1, during the ongoing year. 

Dubai Media office providing the information, tweeted, “@emirates boosts #Dubai-Melbourne route with a double daily flight served by its flagship A380 aircraft. Starting May 1, the airline will offer customers fourteen weekly services from Dubai to Melbourne.” 

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The decision will surely assist the United Arab Emirates in boosting its tourism sector and economy. 

Another tweet of Dubai Media Office cites, “UAE Airlines enhances its services to Melbourne by adding a second daily flight with Airbus A380 aircraft, and the second daily flight is scheduled to start operating from the first of next May, bringing the number of flights operated by the carrier from Dubai to Melbourne to 14 weekly flights.”  

Barry Brown, Emirates divisional vice president for Australasia, stated, “As an international airline that has been serving Australia for over 25 years, we are especially delighted to boost our services to Melbourne, adding yet more seats and flight options to the Victorian capital. The newly expanded flight schedule also means our customers can experience three continents in one day, enjoying their breakfast in Australia, lunch in Dubai, and dinner in Europe.” 

The flight distance from Melbourne (Australia) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates) is around 7249 miles. This is equivalent to nearly 11665 kilometres or 6295 nautical miles.

In addition, Abdulaziz Al Ghurair, Chairman of the Chambers of Directors Dubai during the Global Business Forum for Latin American Countries, organized by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with Expo 2020 Dubai, stated that Latin American markets will play a major role in achieving the targets of the Dubai Foreign Trade Plan to 2 trillion dirhams during the next five years.  

Al Ghurair, following the above statement, added, “The imports of Dubai from Latin American countries during the first nine months of 2021 amounted to 4.8 billion dollars, the majority of which are food imports, and the Emirate of Dubai continues to strengthen partnerships with Latin American countries with regard to food security as a re-export centre for the rest of the Middle East countries”. 

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