Emirates announces that its flagship A380 service will be introduced for the first time to Bengaluru from 30 October to serve its customers on the busy route. Emirates also becomes the first airline to operate scheduled passenger services utilising the A380, the world’s largest commercial aircraft in service, at Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport.
The aircraft upgrade will allow customers travelling to and from the South Indian city to enjoy its signature services across a broader network. Bengaluru will be the second city in India to be served by the iconic Emirates A380 aircraft, with customers enjoying the signature experience on the Dubai – Mumbai route since 2014.
The daily A380 flights will operate as EK568/569 with an aircraft in a three-class configuration, offering seats in Economy Class, in addition to premium cabins, in Business Class and First Class. The deployment of the double-decker aircraft will complement its existing services, EK564/565 and EK566/567, each also operating on a daily basis with modern wide-body Boeing 777 aircraft. Flights EK564/565 will operate using a mix of Boeing 777-200LR and Boeing 777-300ER aircraft while EK566/567 will offer seats in First Class, Business Class and Economy Class aboard a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
From 30 October, Emirates’ three daily flights to/ from Bengaluru will operate as follows:
|From 30 October||EK564 (DXB/BLR)||03:40||08:50||Boeing 777|
|From 30 October||EK566 (DXB/BLR)||13:35||18:35||Boeing 777|
|From 30 October||EK568 (DXB/BLR)||21:25||02:30 (next day)||A380|
|From 31 October||EK569 (BLR/DXB)||04:30||07:10|
*All times are local.