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Emirates says to expand flights to French cities

Dubai airline announces plan to add flights to Lyon and Paris from August

Emirates says to expand flights to French cities

Emirates on Wednesday announced that it will introduce two additional flights to Lyon and one to Paris per week.

The increase in frequency from five to seven between Lyon and Dubai will see the route become a daily service, while the extra flight to Paris brings to 21 the number of flights per week to the French capital, offering travellers three flights per day.

The Lyon flights will start on August 2, and will operate on a Tuesday and Thursday at the same time as the current flights. Both flights will be operated by an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER in a three class cabin configuration.

The additional Paris flight will start on August 7, and will operate as the third daily every Tuesday morning. As with Emirates other flights between Dubai and Paris, the airline’s flagship A380 will be used on the route.

In addition to Paris and Lyon, Emirates also serves Nice with a daily A380 flight.

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