Emirates has launched Airbus A380 flights to Mauritius, the airline’s 24th A380 route. The A380 allows Emirates to bring an extra 153 passengers each day to the beautiful island set in middle of the Indian Ocean.
Travel demand to the island is growing, and Emirates in 2012 carried over 350,000 passengers and 6,000 tonnes of cargo between Mauritius and its global network of 130-plus destinations spanning 78 countries.
The A380 will operate as flight EK 701 departing from Dubai International Airport at 03:10 hours and arriving in Mauritius at 09:40. The return flight EK 702 will depart at 18:20 hours to arrive in Dubai at 01:10 the next day.
Emirates also operates a second daily flight to the country using a Boeing 777-300.
Mauritius joins an illustrious list of global destinations Emirates operates its flagship aircraft to: Dubai, Amsterdam, Auckland, Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Kuala Lumpur, London Heathrow, Manchester, Melbourne, Moscow, Munich, New York JFK, Paris, Rome, Seoul, Singapore, Shanghai, Sydney, Toronto and most recently Los Angeles which launched earlier this month.