Emirates’ flagship A380 returns to Manchester on 11-year anniversary

Emirates’ has resumed A380 services to Manchester Airport, with the aircraft reintroduced in response to growing passenger demand. The resumption coincides with the 11th anniversary of the Emirates A380 serving Manchester. By October, the daily A380 service will increase to double-daily.

Emirates’ has resumed A380 services to Manchester Airport, with the aircraft reintroduced in response to growing passenger demand. The resumption coincides with the 11th anniversary of the Emirates A380 serving Manchester.

Emirates currently offers daily services to Manchester, with flights operated by A380 aircraft from 1 September 2021. By October, this will increase to a double-daily A380 service.

“We’re incredibly pleased to see the return of A380 flights to and from Manchester, responding to increased passenger demand,” commented Richard Jewsbury, Divisional Vice President, Emirates UK. “In more than a decade of operating, millions of people from Manchester and further afield have enjoyed the unparalleled travel experience the A380 offers, and we look forward to welcoming more passengers back on board soon.”

By the end of October, the airline will offer 77 weekly flights to the UK, including the six times daily London Heathrow operation, double-daily A380 flights to Manchester, a ten weekly service to Birmingham, a daily service to Glasgow, and a four weekly service to Newcastle.

Emirates has also announced plans to increase A380 services to London Heathrow in a phased manner that will see it offering six times daily A380 service from the airport by 15 October.

Richard Jewsbury, Divisional Vice President, Emirates UK: “We’re incredibly pleased to see the return of A380 flights to and from Manchester, responding to increased passenger demand.”


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