Emirates Start ‘First-Class’ Service, Deploy Boeing 777 On Thiruvananthapuram-Dubai Route


Emirates, the largest airline and one of two flag carriers of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced that it has started ‘First-Class’ service between Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, and Dubai.

Notably, Emirates has become the first international air carrier to operate first-class service from the capital city of Kerala.

The airline will deploy its wide-body Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a three-class cabin configuration, offering 8 seats in First Class, 42 in Business Class, and 185 spacious seats in Economy Class.

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Travelers from Thiruvananthapuram can experience Emirates’ first-class service on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. Emirates flight EK 523 will depart from Thiruvananthapuram at 4:30 hrs local time and reach Dubai at 7:15hrs, local time.

On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, Emirates flight EK 522 will depart Dubai at 21:40hrs and reach Thiruvananthapuram at 3:10hrs, the following day, local time.

Emirates Thiruvananthapuram – Dubai Flight Schedule

Flight NoDepartureDep. TimeArrivalArr. TimeAircraft
EK523TRV04:30DXB07:10Boeing 777-300ER
EK522DXB21:40TRV03:10 +1Boeing 777-300ER

The service offers First Class cabins boasting private suites with seats that recline to a full-flat bed, a personal electrically-controlled mini-bar, a wide-screen 32″ HD LCD screen, electrically-operated privacy dividers, and gourmet fine dining for passengers.

The First Class passengers will also be provided with complimentary chauffeur-driven airport transfers in Dubai.


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