(10 Sep 2021)
Emirates will resume service to the Kingdom of Saudi
Arabia on Saturday, 11 September and to St. Petersburg on 8
Emirates will begin operating 24 weekly flights to
Saudi Arabia, including daily flights to the capital Riyadh, daily
A380 flights to Jeddah, daily flights to Dammam and thrice weekly
flights to Medina.
Flights to Riyadh will increase to double daily
from 16 September, and plans are underway to boost frequencies
across other gateways by the end of September.
To Riyadh, Emirates will operate EK 2817 daily,
departing Dubai at 16:40 and landing at King Khalid International
Airport at 17:40. EK 2818 leaves Riyadh at 20:10, arriving back in
Dubai at 23:20.
To Jeddah, Emirates will operate EK 2803 daily,
departing Dubai at 16:00 and landing at King Abdulaziz
International Airport at 18:00h. EK 2804 leaves Jeddah at 20:00,
arriving back in Dubai at 01:00 the next day.
To Dammam, Emirates will operate EK 2821 daily,
leaving Dubai at 20:50 to arrive at King Fahd International
Airport at 21:20. EK 2822 leaves Dammam at 22:45, arriving back in
Dubai at 01:00 the next day.
To Medina, Emirates will operate EK 2809 thrice
weekly. The flight departs from Dubai at 16:30, arriving at Prince
Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport at 18:00. EK 2810 leaves Medina at
20:00, arriving back in Dubai at 23:40.
From 8 October, flights between Dubai and St
Petersburg will operate four times a week, and the airline will
increase its services to daily flights from 21 October. All
flights will be operated with Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a
Emirates flight EK 173 and 174 will operate on
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, while EK 175 and 176 will operate
on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturday and Sundays.
EK 173 is scheduled to depart Dubai at 09:10 to
arrive at St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport at 14:15. EK 174 leaves St
Petersburg at 16:45 and arrives back in Dubai at 23:45 local time.
EK 175 takes off from Dubai at 15:45 and arrives
in St Petersburg at 20:50. Flight EK176 is timed to leave Pulkovo
Airport at 23:15, landing in Dubai at 06:15, the next day.
Emirates has been gradually rebuilding its global
network, and has now resumed passenger services to over 120
Over the summer travel months of July and August,
the airline handled nearly 1.2 million customers at its hub,
compared to 402,000 customers during the same period in 2020.
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