Emirates is to launch a second daily flight between Dubai and Stansted on July 1.
The additional service will boost the airline’s service to 11 a day from three London airports.
The second daily flight will be operated by a Boeing 777 aircraft in three-class configuration, first, business and economy.
“We are increasing capacity to London Stansted to meet steady demand from both leisure and business travellers to and from the region, as well as international student traffic to Cambridge,” said Hubert Frach, Emirates divisional senior vice president, commercial operations west.
The airline said the additional service made it easier to visit Dubai for a weekend break or short work trip as it gives the option of a morning or evening arrival in Dubai and an afternoon or evening arrival in Stansted.
Beginning on July 1, the first daily flight from Dubai to Stansted will leave Dubai at 0900hrs and arrive at Stansted at 1330hrs. The return flight will leave Stansted at 1500hrs and arrive in Dubai at 0105hrs the following day.
The second daily flight from Dubai will leave Dubai at 1415hrs and arrive at Stansted at 1845hrs. The return flight will leave Stansted at 2110hrs and arrive in Dubai at 0710hrs the following day.