MSJYOP28Apilot wrote:LHR is a busy outstation for EK. If the schedule dictates it, not all airline crew are going to be on minimum rest assignments so this can open up outstation crew availability. If EK had a crew on a longer layover that was legal to fly it, it is possible that they might swap the two crews at LHR.
Another possible reason is with so many LHR-DXB flights, there was likely enough open seats departing LHR to accomodate the pax on the diverted flight.
slinky09 wrote:In normal times completely agree, but how many passengers were there from LAX and how many flights does EK have currently daily to Dubai?
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