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Emirates To GLA Confirmed!

Fri Nov 21, 2003 9:59 am

At last! Emirates today confirmed Glasgow to Dubai services will start on 10 April 2004 with daily A330-200 aircraft.

EK 025 DXB GLA 0730 1225
EK 026 GLA DXB 1400 0030+1

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RE: Emirates To GLA Confirmed!

Fri Nov 21, 2003 10:25 am

Emirates should do well at Glasgow, since it will have the whole Indian/Pakistan market to itself, with flights to those areas via Dubai. Also, should also see some Kangaroo traffic on these flights as well.
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RE: Emirates To GLA Confirmed!

Fri Nov 21, 2003 1:28 pm

Not so fast...PIA is too starting GLA from April from KHI via LHE and ISB (once a week each)...from KHI twice a week...most likely flights will be nonstop using A 310-300s. However no official route has been released but my guess is :

KHI-LHE-GLA 1x weekly A 313
KHI-ISB-GLA 1x weekly A 313

I think that even for EK 4-5 weekly A 332s is more than enough for GLA flights!!! I will be really interested in seeing their loads on these flights between Oct-Dec and Feb-May!!!
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RE: Emirates To GLA Confirmed!

Fri Nov 21, 2003 10:15 pm

Behramjee, thanks for posting that. I wonder who will offer the cheaper fares, to Pakistan for example? I under the opinion that Emirates will get more business class paying passengers than PIA, because EK's business class product is considerably better than PIA's.
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RE: Emirates To GLA Confirmed!

Fri Nov 21, 2003 10:18 pm

Not only EK's business class is superior to PIA's. And daily flights give travellers much more flexibility, beating weekly flights anytime.

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