Emirates to offer flagship A380 service to Amman over summer months

The Dubai-based carrier will use its premier aircraft on scheduled flights between June and October

epa06449875 (FILE) - An Airbus A380, the largest passenger jet in the world, is seen in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 November 2005. Reports on 18 January 2018 state Emirates airline has put in an order of 20 Airbus A380 passenger planes, with an option of an aditional 16. According to Airbus, the deal has a value of some 16 billion USD. Emirates was to sign a deal already in November 2017, but demanded additional guarantees that the plane would be continued to be built at least another 10 years.  EPA/STEFAN ZAKLIN *** Local Caption *** 00578760
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Emirates will operate its A380 Airbus to and from Amman over the summer months in response to increased demand.

The decision will see the airline operate one of its three daily flights on the route to and from the Jordanian capital with its flagship aircraft.

This will be the first time that Emirates will run a scheduled A380 service to Amman, following the one-off flight the carrier offered in September 2016.


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From June 1 to October 26, A380 flight EK 903 will depart Dubai at 2pm and arrive in Amman at 3.55pm, while the return flight, EK 904 will leave the Jordanian capital at 6pm, arriving back in the UAE at 10pm.

Emirates has been flying to Jordan for 33 years, and has carried over 5.5 million passengers to and from Amman.

The airline has been expanding its operations to the country and today offers three daily return flights using the Boeing 777.