UAE Flights: Emirates Announces A380 Service To Bengaluru Starting Oct 30


Emirates, the UAE’s flag carrier airline, announced on Tuesday that its flagship A380 service will be introduced to Bengaluru for the first time on October 30 to serve its customers on the busy route.

Emirates also becomes the first airline to operate scheduled passenger services at Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport using the A380, the world’s largest commercial aircraft in service.

Passengers travelling to and from the South Indian city will be able to enjoy its signature services across a larger network as a result of the aircraft upgrade. Bengaluru will be the second city in India to be served by the iconic Emirates A380 aircraft, which has been flying between Dubai and Mumbai since 2014.

Emirates Dubai-Bengaluru Flights

The daily A380 flights will be operated as EK568/569, with a three-class aircraft offering seats in Economy Class, as well as 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, which are both operated daily by modern wide-body Boeing 777 aircraft.

Flights EK564/565 will use a mix of Boeing 777-200LR and Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, while flights EK566/567 will offer First Class, Business Class, and Economy Class seats on a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.

Starting Oct 30, Emirates’ 3 Daily Flights to/from Bengaluru

Flight No.DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArr. TimeAircraft
EK564Dubai03:40Bengaluru08:50Boeing 777
EK565Bengaluru10:25Dubai13:00Boeing 777
EK566Dubai13:35Bengaluru18:35Boeing 777
EK567Bengaluru20:20Dubai23:00Boeing 777
EK568Dubai21:25Bengaluru02:30 (+1)Airbus A380
EK569Bengaluru04:30Dubai07:10Airbus A380

Emirates has been deploying its flagship A380 aircraft to a wider range of destinations in order to meet high customer demand on popular routes for global travellers, increasing capacity on a single flight by up to 45 per cent more than the Boeing 777 aircraft.

Emirates A380 aircraft are currently serving over 30 airports across six continents in August, with a total of over 130 destinations in the airline’s global network.


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Manish Khandelwal
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