Emirates to launch daily Prague flight next year

Dubai-based carrier also set to start services to Tokyo and Amsterdam.
By Elsa Baxter
Wed 23 Dec 2009 11:26 AM

Dubai-based Emirates Airline will start daily flights to the Czech capital Prague from July 1,  it announced on Wednesday.

The carrier will also begin flights to Tokyo from March 28 and Amsterdam from May 1, it said in a statement.

"This is another new and exciting development for Emirates, embracing a popular European tourist destination and an emerging market.

“We have been keen to add Prague to our six continent network, and now the time is right to start up our 24th European destination,” Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, chairman and chief executive, said.

The daily Prague flight will depart Dubai at 10.30am and arrive in the Czech city at 2.50pm, the airline said.

The return flight will leave Prague at 4.20pm and arrive in Dubai at 12.15am.

The route will be served by a 278-seat Airbus A330, offering 27 seats in business class and 251 in economy.

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