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Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Tue Jun 05, 2007 10:44 pm

Its now official...Emirates is coming to Toronto confirmed from Oct 29th 2007 three times a week nonstop using the Boeing 777-300ER offering a 3 class configuration. Flights will be flown on Mon, Wed & Fri.

The inbound flight has been loaded onto SABRE i.e. DXB-YYZ but outbound hasnt as been as yet.

EK 241 Dep DXB 0835 Arr YYZ 1455

The outbound flight though not uploaded as yet is expected to depart YYZ between 10-11pm similar to EK 202's departure timings from JFK to DXB.

This has shocked many industry analysts because no one expected EK to launch a long haul route like YYZ with 3 times a week frequency only as their business philosophy calls for daily flights.

Anyways, great news for YYZ and the travelling public and bad news for EK's competitors!
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Tue Jun 05, 2007 10:45 pm

I'm surprised they didn't go daily 345.

Regards

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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Tue Jun 05, 2007 10:47 pm

Quoting HUYfan (Reply 1):
I'm surprised they didn't go daily 345.

Regards

Mike

because the UAE-Canada bilateral treaty doesnt allow it...3 for EY + 3 for EK for the time being.
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Tue Jun 05, 2007 10:51 pm

Good to hear that. Its about time.

Now some competition with EY. Who will be switching the current AUH-BRU-YVZ to Non-Stop AUH-YVZ with the new 3 class A346 once delivered this month.

Ill go for EY. A better premium product.

[Edited 2007-06-05 15:53:18]
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Tue Jun 05, 2007 10:56 pm

Outbound flight released :

EK 242 Dep YYZ 2140 Arr DXB 1855+1 77W

Mon/Wed/Fri
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:03 pm

About time! Man I have been praying for them to come here for years and just when my prayers get answered AC takes delivery of their new 773ER.  gnasher 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:07 pm

Timings are indeed pretty similar to EK201/202 DXB JFK DXB and also to EK211/212 DXB IAH DXB. The EK DXB hub structure is fascinating to say the least. The departure times of EK201/211/241 are smack in the middle of the main morning departure bank and offer optimal connectivity with the overnight early morning arrivals bank. The arrival times of EK202/212/242 seem a bit odd, because outside of any well defined arrival bank, but the flights are actually timed to offer connectivity to a mini regional and Indian subcontinent departure bank. As said, the operational and mathematical structure of the DXB hub is extremely fascinating.
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:29 pm

Just had a talk with one of my travel agent friends, quite a lot of inquires coming in already for tickets from customers. Looks like emirates is going to do really well on this flight.
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:35 pm

It's a good think PK have nonstop flights to Pakistan otherwise I wouldn't be surprised to see PK pull a flight or two from this route....

Quoting Emirates773ER (Reply 7):
Just had a talk with one of my travel agent friends, quite a lot of inquires coming in already for tickets from customers. Looks like emirates is going to do really well on this flight.

I wonder if its going to be at the expense of Etihad or PIA or both...hmmm....

[Edited 2007-06-05 16:54:55]
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:51 pm

Finally , thanks for the update Behramjee , but i believe EK wouldn't stop there , they would do their best to gain a daily flight licence to YYZ .
More competition is better for passengers .

Quoting Emirates773ER (Reply 7):
Just had a talk with one of my travel agent friends, quite a lot of inquires coming in already for tickets from customers. Looks like emirates is going to do really well on this flight.

As they do on almost all their other long-haul flights .
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 12:18 am

Its a matter of time before the agreement with Canada and the UAE will be ammended so EK will eventually fly daily here, however in the meantime, might as well get there foot in the door.....cant wait to see them here!
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 12:24 am

Guess a lot of the non-Delhi Indian population would take this flight and a very good shopping at the Dubai duty free on the way. Couldn't be any better. My father came from India to YYZ by Emirates yester day (AC 859 on the last leg TRV-DXB-LHR-YYZ). Now it would be just TRV-DXB-YYZ all EK, should be a relief and also for the vistors to/from Canada from the subcontinent will not have the hassle of getting a transit visa for UK or Shengen.
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 12:30 am

On Etihad's Website it's showing the following;

Departing YYZ 1020 Arriving AUH 0745 A345 from June 1- June 30 TU TH SA

and then switching aircraft to A346

Departing YYZ 1020 Arriving AUH 0745 A346 from July 3 - Oct 27 TU TH SA,

Cool Should be able to see both Etihad and Emirates during daylight hours, Nice to see. Wonder where Emirates will Gate in YYZ, probably T1, I am guessing.
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 3:21 am

So as of this fall EK destinatons in N America will include JFK, IAH and YYZ.

Have any others been announced or are pending or likely pending?

JFK is 1x daily 77W correct?

Will IAH be 77W or 345, and is it daily service?
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 3:28 am

Quoting CayMan (Reply 13):
JFK is 1x daily 77W correct?

JFK is 3 daily , one of them via Hamburg/Germany .
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:02 am

Quoting CayMan (Reply 13):
JFK is 1x daily 77W correct?

JFK 3 daily flights to be soon served by 77W, I'll book a flight on November and when i check the website it shows the 77W, no more A345. Personally i would love to try the suites on the A345
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:07 am

Must be at least some flights already from JFK on 77W, I saw one departing JFK around 1230PM around a week ago.
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:10 am

Quoting Behramjee (Thread starter):
EK 241 Dep DXB 0835 Arr YYZ 1455



Quoting Behramjee (Reply 4):
EK 242 Dep YYZ 2140 Arr DXB 1855+1 77W

Why stay on the ground that long? They could have left earlier, which would also give pax to get another departure bank at DXB as well. How can it be profitable to stay 7 hours on the ground??

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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:17 am

Quoting KL911 (Reply 17):
Why stay on the ground that long? They could have left earlier, which would also give pax to get another departure bank at DXB as well. How can it be profitable to stay 7 hours on the ground??

I do doubt this timing too, EK never put their aircrafts for long time in all their destinations
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:27 am

I agree that EK will lobby hard for daily service, thrice weekly is just a taste of things to come. Given their reputation, they should do extraordinarily well out of Toronto.
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:28 am

Quoting KL911 (Reply 17):
Why stay on the ground that long? They could have left earlier, which would also give pax to get another departure bank at DXB as well. How can it be profitable to stay 7 hours on the ground??



Quoting KL911 (Reply 17):
I do doubt this timing too, EK never put their aircrafts for long time in all their destinations

The fact is, there is no earlier viable departure bank which EK could catch by leaving earlier. The airline could indeed leave JFK and YYZ 5 hours earlier and make it back to DXB by 2pm, but there is virtually no activity at the EK DXB hub between 3pm and 6pm, hence the longer ground time at JFK and YYZ to cater for better connectivity at DXB. As said before, the EK DXB hub is set up by specialists who clearly know what they are doing, and the aircraft at JFK and YYZ are left on the ground for a reason. Connectivity is EK's prime objective, so there you have your reason.
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:49 am

Quoting HB-IWC (Reply 20):
The fact is, there is no earlier viable departure bank which EK could catch by leaving earlier. The airline could indeed leave JFK and YYZ 5 hours earlier and make it back to DXB by 2pm, but there is virtually no activity at the EK DXB hub between 3pm and 6pm, hence the longer ground time at JFK and YYZ to cater for better connectivity at DXB. As said before, the EK DXB hub is set up by specialists who clearly know what they are doing, and the aircraft at JFK and YYZ are left on the ground for a reason. Connectivity is EK's prime objective, so there you have your reason.

Haven't they got some rights to fly a mediumhaul returnflight in between the 7 hour gap somewhere from YYZ? Even if it was only for cargo..

KL911
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:55 am

Quoting KL911 (Reply 21):
Haven't they got some rights to fly a mediumhaul returnflight in between the 7 hour gap somewhere from YYZ? Even if it was only for cargo..

Apart from the legal constraints in terms of rights, such a flight would likely be more expensive than whatever revenue the airline could possibly squeeze out of it... I guess EK could fit in a YYZ YUL tag, yet what is the point of doing so if the airline expects to do so well on the DXB YYZ sectors that it can sell all seats. The excessive costs of shorts tags often preclude the airline from embarking on such ventures.
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:58 am

Quoting HB-IWC (Reply 22):
Apart from the legal constraints in terms of rights, such a flight would likely be more expensive than whatever revenue the airline could possibly squeeze out of it... I guess EK could fit in a YYZ YUL tag, yet what is the point of doing so if the airline expects to do so well on the DXB YYZ sectors that it can sell all seats. The excessive costs of shorts tags often preclude the airline from embarking on such ventures.

Right, just checking, thanks.

Btw, why don't you work in DXB, you would be a good EK guy..  Smile
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 5:02 am

Quoting KL911 (Reply 17):
Why stay on the ground that long? They could have left earlier, which would also give pax to get another departure bank at DXB as well. How can it be profitable to stay 7 hours on the ground??

The later departure time increases connection opportunities. Business travellers from points like YOW, YUL etc. don't have to leave their point of origin in the middle of the workday. And it permits more attractive connections from western Canada (YVR/YYC etc.)
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 5:04 am

Quoting UAEflyer (Reply 18):

I do doubt this timing too, EK never put their aircrafts for long time in all their destinations

EK's acft (EK 201/202) is parked for 9 hours daily at JFK so I dont get why u made that statement.
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 5:04 am

Quoting KL911 (Reply 23):
Btw, why don't you work in DXB, you would be a good EK guy..

I'm pretty happy where I am right now and even happier with where I am going next, but I have once written here a short analysis of the EK operational model at DXB. You can still read it here:
EK At DXB: Cracking The Connectivity Code (by HB-IWC Aug 30 2006 in Civil Aviation)

It will give you an idea about the overall hub structure there and why the YYZ schedules are what they are. As said, connectivity is the key word for this airline.
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 5:10 am

Quoting HB-IWC (Reply 26):

HB-IWC , i just want to tell you something........You continue to impress me with your knowledge  Smile
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 5:18 am

Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 24):
The later departure time increases connection opportunities. Business travellers from points like YOW, YUL etc. don't have to leave their point of origin in the middle of the workday. And it permits more attractive connections from western Canada (YVR/YYC etc.)

Who knows? If this pans out for EK, they could look at a YVR-DXB flight in the not to distant future. As is, YYZ represents the 5th or 6th largest population market in North America, so this service is of no surprise at all.  twocents 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 5:28 am

Looks like the B777 is going to become a common sight at YYZ!!

I guess the high landing fees at Pearson aren't scaring too many airlines away.

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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 5:38 am

Quoting KrisYYZ (Reply 29):
I guess the high landing fees at Pearson aren't scaring too many airlines away.

these things dont bother EK !

btw the outbound flight has been uploaded on major GDS reservations systems :

EK 242 F4 A0 J7 C0 Y9 W9 M9 B9 K9 YYZDXB 2140 1855‡1 77W 0
H9 Q9 L9 T9 V0
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 5:43 am

Great... now when will EK come to ORD?

IIRC, EK's Tim Clark said that ORD was this close to getting EK service this year (it was to have been either ORD-DUS-DXB or a nonstop ORD-DXB) until the A380 delays were announced. Is ORD still in EK's North American short-term plan, or will (gulp) LAX or SFO get EK flights before my former hometown airport does?  banghead 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 6:17 am

Quoting UAEflyer (Reply 18):
do doubt this timing too, EK never put their aircrafts for long time in all their destinations

The timing is perfect actually. Th departure from YYZ is late enough for me to catch a flight from YVR/YYC/YEG to toronto
and be able to make it on time for EK. Arriving into DXB if I get out of the airport by 8-9pm hopefully I will beat some of the horrible evening traffic!
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 6:17 am

Great to see them here in Canada! Cool!!!!
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 8:20 am

I definately agree the later time allows for bettter connections from Western Canada. I have many clients who will love this route. They can bypass Europe and the USA for connections to India and the rest of the African continent. I cannot wait to start selling this to clients. The times allow for really good connections from YYC
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 8:41 am

Making comfort a top concern on the long-haul journey, the aircraft will be fitted with eight luxurious private suites in First class, 42 of its latest lie-flat seats in Business class, and a comfortable Economy-class cabin for 304 passengers.

This must be good news for 1st class passengers, however..yet another configuration for 777?

77L (3 class) 8F 42J 216Y
77W (2 class) 0F 42J 400Y
77W (2 class) 0F 42J 385Y
77W (3 class) 12F 42J 310Y
77W (3 class - lie flat J class) 12F 42J 304Y
77W (3 class - toronto flight) 8F 42J 304Y
773 (3 class) 18F 42J 320Y
773 (2 class) 0F 49J 385Y
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 8:51 am

Quoting DaHawk (Reply 3):
AUH-BRU-YVZ to Non-Stop AUH-YVZ

It's YYZ not YVZ  Wink

Quoting KL911 (Reply 17):
Why stay on the ground that long? They could have left earlier, which would also give pax to get another departure bank at DXB as well. How can it be profitable to stay 7 hours on the ground??

The earlier departure bank are for flights mostly to the middle east and Europe, and I doubt any one would fly YYZ-DXB-europe. They could get some connections to the Middle East, but it is better to go for the later departure bank.

Quoting KL911 (Reply 17):
I do doubt this timing too, EK never put their aircrafts for long time in all their destinations

Contrary to that, in AKL, EK keeps their flights there for lots of hours, in PER, both the daily EK flights stay for a minimum of five hours.

Quoting HB-IWC (Reply 20):
but there is virtually no activity at the EK DXB hub between 3pm and 6pm

Yes, but mostly to Europe.....

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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:26 am

Quoting SLCUT2777 (Reply 28):
Who knows? If this pans out for EK, they could look at a YVR-DXB flight in the not to distant future.   

To serve what market? Look at the flying time on the Great Circle Mapper. From Vancouver, It's much faster to go to India nonstop than to go via DXB. We all know that when the 787 comes into service, someone will fly YVR-DEL. The ethnic ex-pat market in YVR is nothing like what's available in YYZ.
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 12:33 pm

Quoting CXfirst (Reply 36):
The earlier departure bank are for flights mostly to the middle east and Europe, and I doubt any one would fly YYZ-DXB-europe. They could get some connections to the Middle East, but it is better to go for the later departure bank.



Quoting CXfirst (Reply 36):
Yes, but mostly to Europe.....

EK's main afternoon departure bank carries indeed mostly traffic to Europe and is centered around 2.30pm. It would, however be very difficult for the YYZ and JFK return flights (EK202/242) to hit that bank as the earliest possible arrival time seems to be around 2pm only. Making the departure time from JFK and YYZ earlier would land the flights in time for the 4.30pm departure bank, which is in the very initial stages of development. Right now, it carries no more than 2 or 3 European departures and a couple of regional flights. Therefore, it is much better to have the JFK and YYZ flights arrive arrive a bit later, around 7pm, when connectivity to the entire region and, more importantly, to the Indian Subcontinent is available through a small departure wave around 9-10pm.
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 12:52 pm

Quoting Sebring (Reply 37):
To serve what market? Look at the flying time on the Great Circle Mapper. From Vancouver, It's much faster to go to India nonstop than to go via DXB. We all know that when the 787 comes into service, someone will fly YVR-DEL. The ethnic ex-pat market in YVR is nothing like what's available in YYZ.

I was in Toronto last month for the first time in 15 years. Unless you live in Toronto it is hard to imagine the ethnic diversity of the city, it very amazing. You can not help but appreciate the size of the ex pat market in YYZ, its huge. How did it get so big so fast, cant remember it being this huge when I lived in Toronto?
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 3:32 pm

Quoting KL911 (Reply 17):
Why stay on the ground that long? They could have left earlier, which would also give pax to get another departure bank at DXB as well. How can it be profitable to stay 7 hours on the ground??



Quoting UAEflyer (Reply 18):
I do doubt this timing too, EK never put their aircrafts for long time in all their destinations

Connectivity is king for EK, and they are masters at it.

7 hours to long for a plane on the ground??

At the moment EK has an aircraft on the ground at MEL from 0100 to 1930 daily... YES... almost 18 hours a day.
That proves the point that they focus on connections.

And if it wasn't for the AKL/CHC extensions, I have no doubt that EK would have aircraft at BNE/SYD/MEL on the ground from 0600 until 1900 daily to ensure connections over DXB.
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:22 pm

Quoting HB-IWC (Reply 38):
EK's main afternoon departure bank carries indeed mostly traffic to Europe and is centered around 2.30pm. It would, however be very difficult for the YYZ and JFK return flights (EK202/242) to hit that bank as the earliest possible arrival time seems to be around 2pm only. Making the departure time from JFK and YYZ earlier would land the flights in time for the 4.30pm departure bank, which is in the very initial stages of development. Right now, it carries no more than 2 or 3 European departures and a couple of regional flights. Therefore, it is much better to have the JFK and YYZ flights arrive arrive a bit later, around 7pm, when connectivity to the entire region and, more importantly, to the Indian Subcontinent is available through a small departure wave around 9-10pm.

that's proving my point. I'm saying, any earlier would be bad.

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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 8:03 pm

Quoting FWAERJ (Reply 31):
IIRC, EK's Tim Clark said that ORD was this close to getting EK service this year

Yes it should be announced soon from what Tim Clark mentioned in the past.

Quoting CayMan (Reply 13):
JFK is 1x daily 77W correct?

Will IAH be 77W or 345, and is it daily service?

JFK is 3x daily. Currently 2 77W and 1 345. 1 of them via HAM. They should increase that number of flights per day.... seems like they are all booked out for the summer from JFK. Hopefully EK will have the same luck in YYZ.... but the bi-lateral will prevent growth for the time being.

IAH is a 777-200LR.
Intitally it will be 3x weekly. Then as soon as they get more 777-200LR it will be daily early next year.
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Wed Jun 06, 2007 11:46 pm

When is EK planning to officially announce the YYZ service...nothing as of yet on their website.
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:26 am

Quoting Behramjee (Thread starter):
This has shocked many industry analysts because no one expected EK to launch a long haul route like YYZ with 3 times a week frequency only as their business philosophy calls for daily flights.

This is because Etihad is extremely successful on its 3 weekly service to YYZ. In fact both, BRU as well as YYZ have been a success that they have been de-linked. Almost every flight to BRU/YYZ is overbooked, and it's mostly passengers to YYZ (from the days i checked). It is why i believe EK may have gone against its business plan this time. They need to get a piece of the pie before it's all gone. Anyways, i also believe that soon, and after some heavy lobbying, EK's flight will go triple daily, and not just daily.

Quoting HB-IWC (Reply 20):
The fact is, there is no earlier viable departure bank which EK could catch by leaving earlier. The airline could indeed leave JFK and YYZ 5 hours earlier and make it back to DXB by 2pm, but there is virtually no activity at the EK DXB hub between 3pm and 6pm, hence the longer ground time at JFK and YYZ to cater for better connectivity at DXB. As said before, the EK DXB hub is set up by specialists who clearly know what they are doing, and the aircraft at JFK and YYZ are left on the ground for a reason. Connectivity is EK's prime objective, so there you have your reason.

Rumor has it that these specialists have been specially selected, and are ex-SQ employees.

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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:28 am

Quoting Ronerone (Reply 44):
Anyways, i also believe that soon, and after some heavy lobbying, EK's flight will go triple daily, and not just daily.

That is a wait and see thing. YYZ area is not really the market size of JFK area.
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:52 am

Quoting KrisYYZ (Reply 29):
Looks like the B777 is going to become a common sight at YYZ!!

Going to? It already is with 5 airlines using triple sevens right now.
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:59 am

Quoting Planetime (Reply 45):
That is a wait and see thing. YYZ area is not really the market size of JFK area.

Although the YYZ market is not the market size of JFK , but Toronto metropolitan area is the 5th or 6th ( i don't remember ) most populated metro area in North America . Sydney is not even the size of YYZ yet it is served by 3 flights a day by EK .
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:20 am

Quoting MSYYZ (Reply 47):
Although the YYZ market is not the market size of JFK , but Toronto metropolitan area is the 5th or 6th ( i don't remember ) most populated metro area in North America . Sydney is not even the size of YYZ yet it is served by 3 flights a day by EK .

1. SYD is not served by as many airlines as YYZ. That is one of the reason why EK has capitalized on the SYD market. 2. Syd and Toronto are almost same population. 4.3 and 4.6 respectively.
 
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RE: Emirates Confirms Toronto Flights

Tue Jun 19, 2007 9:48 am

Are any of these flights bookable? I am looking at going next year to either DXB or AUH not sure if to fly EY or EK. So would this EK flight be non-stop, or will it be stopping somewhere?

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