Emirates fortifies presence in south India
New Delhi, Mar 2 (UNI) Following closely on the launch of its services to Thiruvananthapuram, Emirates has announced plans to start services to Bangalore from October 29.
It will launch eight flights a week to Bangalore, offering a total weekly capacity of 2,108 seats and 120 plus tonnes of cargo in each direction.
The Dubai-based airline will operate Airbus A330-200 and the larger capacity Boeing 777-200 in a three class configuration.
Bangalore will be Emirates' fifth destination in south India, the others being Chennai, Hyderabad, Cochin and Thiruvananthapuram. It will also be the 86th destination on the airline's expanding network which includes the start of services to nine new destinations in 2006.
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