Emirates to launch direct flights to Entebbe
Dubai, January 17, 2012
Emirates, UAE’s leading international airline, will offer daily direct flights to Entebbe, Uganda starting March 25.
“As demand for our Entebbe service continues to grow, customers can now enjoy the convenience of a non-stop air link with Dubai,” said Jean Luc Grillet, senior vice president of Commercial Operations for Africa.
“Our new direct service will offer seamless connections to key destinations in the Middle East, Indian Sub-continent, Asia and the Far East, together with the award-winning in-flight service for which Emirates is renowned."
The flight will depart Dubai at 0825hrs each day, arriving in Entebbe at 1235hrs. The return flight will leave the Ugandan city at 1540hrs and get into Dubai at 2155hrs.
“At Emirates, we continually look for new ways to improve the service we provide to our customers. Entebbe is an important market for Emirates in the East African region and we are dedicated to ensuring our customers have access to the highest service standards both in the air and on the ground,” added Jean Luc.
Emirates will operate an Airbus A330-200 on its Entebbe routes in a three-class configuration, featuring 12 First Class seats, 42 seats in Business Class and 183 in Economy Class. – TradeArabia News Service