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New Flight between Dubai and Shanghai was Launched

Date: 2011.05.04 Editor: Evelyn Shi

The first scheduled Airbus A380 service landed in Shanghai recently, when Emirates flight EK302 from Dubai arrived at Shanghai Pudong International Airport.

Shanghai has became the third destination in China for Emirates' A380, following on from the launch of services to Beijing and Hong Kong in 2010.

Emirates' A380 will operate three days a week — on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays — as EK302 departing Dubai at 03:10 and arriving at Shanghai Pudong International Airport at 15:30, local time. The return flight EK303 departs Shanghai at 23:30 local time and arrives in Dubai at 04:30 the following day.

Currently Emirates operates twice-daily services to each of Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, and daily services to Guangzhou. EK302 and EK303 will be operated using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on Saturdays, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.