Emirates has taken the final step in restoring its capacity in Australia by announcing its return to Adelaide. A daily service between the South Australian capital and the airline’s hub in Dubai will restart on October 28, 2024.
The restored service will facilitate growing demand for travel to and from South Australia and allow passengers to travel comfortably between more than 140 destinations across Emirates‘global network, offering a wide range of options, flexibility and connectivity.
Emirates It first launched services to Adelaide in 2012 and carried more than 165,000 passengers between Dubai and Adelaide in 2019. By December 1, when Emirates also reinstates its second daily service to Perth, the airline will offer 77 weekly flights from Australia with capacity to carry 68,000 passengers per week to and from Australia, returning to its pre-pandemic capacity.
EmiratesThe return is a major milestone for South Australia’s pandemic recovery. Direct daily non-stop tourist spending Emirates The South Australian Tourism Commission estimates that air travel generates more than $62 million annually and creates more than 315 full-time equivalent tourism-related jobs for South Australians. Each flight will also offer 14 tonnes of cargo space, with a total of 196 tonnes weekly between Dubai and Adelaide. The value of merchandise exports is estimated at 98 million dollars per year, so the total estimated expenditure generated by Emirates‘ flights to Adelaide for 160 million dollars.
Prime Minister of South Australia, Peter Malinauskas, says,
“Restoring Emirates flights to Adelaide has been a key priority for the state government. Once again, Emirates’ daily direct flights to Adelaide will further drive South Australia’s economic growth, generating approximately $160 million in tourism spending and cargo exports and creating more than 315 full-time, industry-related jobs. Tourism for South Australians.
“South Australians have sorely missed the Emirates service – the resumption of daily flights will make it easier to reach Adelaide from key long-haul markets and make it easier to do business with our state.”
South Australian Tourism Minister Zoe Bettisonsays,
“This is an important recovery milestone for our state’s tourism industry as it provides a crucial link to South Australia’s traditionally strong European markets, as well as the UK, Middle East, India and the east coast of the United States. Joined.
“The reinstatement of daily direct Emirates flights to Adelaide is expected to generate more than $62 million in tourism spend alone, a significant boost to our state’s visitor economy.
“It is exciting that South Australia will once again feature in Emirates’ global marketing programmes, bringing more attention around the world to South Africa and helping to drive an increase in visitors to our state.”
Barry Brown, divisional vice president of Australasia at Emiratessays,
“The return of Emirates to Adelaide has been highly anticipated by passengers and the industry for some time.
We are equally excited to once again serve South Australia and provide the state with leisure, cultural and tourism opportunities and support business growth opportunities through our connection to Dubai and to destinations around the world.
“The return of our Adelaide service completes our current presence in Australia, serving five locations across the country. With special thanks to our partners at the South Australian Tourism Commission and Adelaide Airport, we couldn’t be prouder to deliver on Emirates’ commitment to Australia. “We are already looking forward to welcoming our first Adelaide passengers on board in October.”
Adelaide Airport CEO Brenton Cox says,
“This is great news for our customers who will once again benefit from Emirates’ extensive global network through Dubai. It offers greater competition and choice for travelers, including through Emirates’ codeshare agreement with Qantas, which connects across the Middle East to Europe and Africa. It also creates significant tourism and broader economic opportunities to attract international visitors to Adelaide.
“We are delighted that Emirates is immediately returning to daily services, just like pre-COVID frequencies, which is a real sign of confidence in the Adelaide market. “The Boeing 777-200LR widebody aircraft also creates better air cargo export opportunities for our local producers to the Middle East and European markets.”
Fly better with Emirates from Adelaide
Operating daily on Boeing 777-200LR aircraft with 38 Business Class seats along with 264 Economy Class seats, the Adelaide service will offer 302 seats per flight and more than 4,200 seats weekly between Dubai and Adelaide. Emirates Business class on the Adelaide service will feature a 2-2-2 configuration.
Emirates‘The EK440 will depart Dubai at 02:00 and arrive in Adelaide at 20:50. The return Emirates flight EK441 will depart Adelaide at 10:35 p.m. and arrive in Dubai at 5:15 a.m. All times are local.
With Emirates‘Extensive network of more than 140 destinations worldwide, the relaunch of the Emirates Dubai-Adelaide service provides a vital link to South Australia’s traditionally strong European markets, as well as the UK, Middle East, India and the coast eastern United States.
The flight schedule connects passengers with Emirates‘ excellent arrival and departure times in Europe offering a seamless travel experience and optimal connections of less than four hours.
With Dubai being a key global connection point, travelers are expected to venture from Adelaide to London, Rome, Dubai, Paris, Amsterdam, Manchester, Athens, Dublin, Barcelona and Milan. The main destinations are expected to be London, Manchester, Dubai, Birmingham, Paris, Amsterdam, Glasgow, Frankfurt and Dusseldorf.
Travelers flying to and from Australia with Emirates You can enjoy the ultimate experience in heaven with an unrivaled culinary experience, regionally inspired multi-course menus developed by a team of award-winning chefs complemented by a wide selection of premium beverages. Customers can also sit back and relax with up to 6,500 channels of carefully curated global entertainment content including movies, TV shows, music, podcasts, games, audiobooks and more with ice, Emirates’ award-winning in-flight entertainment system.
Passengers flying in First Class with Emirates From the airline’s four other Australian ports you also have the opportunity to enjoy Penfolds RWT Shiraz sourced from the Barossa Valley, a renowned wine-producing region northeast of Adelaide. Penfolds’ iconic RWT showcases the ultimate expression of Barossa shiraz. The initials are ‘Red Winemaking Trial’, a 1995 project led by Peter Gago, which sought to explore alternative winemaking techniques to produce exceptional shiraz. Today you can find vintages 2011, 2012 or both. Emirates selection.
Emirates It currently serves Australia with 63 weekly flights to Brisbane, Perth, Sydney and Melbourne, operated by a combination of A380 and Boeing 777 aircraft carrying 56,000 passengers per week to and from these major cities. The airline recently announced the doubling of its Premium Economy offering on flights to Melbourne that began on February 1, adding to the two daily four-class A380 services to Sydney. Since the 1st of october, Emirates will upgrade its second service between Dubai and Brisbane to an A380, creating an all-A380 operation from Brisbane. Starting December 1st, Emirates will reinstate its second service to Perth on a Boeing 777-300ER, joining the existing A380 service.
News source: Dubai Press Office