Dubai: Emirates celebrated the inaugural flight of its new daily service from Dubai (DXB) to London Stansted (STN) yesterday, June 8 , 2018. This brings to 10 the number of daily flights between Dubai and three different London airports, with Stansted joining Gatwick and Heathrow. London Stansted becomes the 7th airport in the UK from which Emirates operates.
Modern Boeing 777-300ER featuring its state-of-the-art, fully-enclosed private suites in First Class, and refreshed Business and Economy Class cabins has been deployed in Dubai-Stansted-Dubai route.
London Stansted Airport will also be important for Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, allowing it to offer additional cargo capacity and choice to customers. The Boeing 777-300ER will offer local businesses about 20 tonnes of cargo capacity per flight. The carrier flies 140,000 tonnes of cargo in and out of the UK in an average year.
Emirates presently operates to London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, Birmingham, Newcastle, Manchester and Glasgow in the United Kingdom, while Edinburgh to join in October.