Dubai-based carrier Emirates has said that it will add a second daily flight on its Tel Aviv route starting October 30.
The additional morning frequency, the airline said, “is in response to high demand for travel to/from Israel, and builds on the success of Emirates’ existing operation.”
The airline had previously begun a daily service between the two cities last month on June 23.
The upcoming second daily flight will be operated using a Boeing 777-300ER in a three class configuration.
EK 933 will depart Dubai at 8.15am and arrive in Tel Aviv at 9.50am. EK 934 will then leave Tel Aviv at 11.50am and land in Dubai at 4.50pm.
The new service will provide customers travelling to Israel with the choice of a morning arrival at Ben Gurion airport, in addition to the existing EK931 service which arrives in the evening.
Emirates’ second daily flight between Dubai and Tel Aviv will also provide an additional 20 tonnes of cargo belly-hold capacity for businesses.
Apart from Tel Aviv, Emirates has recently announced an increase in the frequency to several other destinations as well.
It confirmed that it will increase the frequency of its services to and from London Gatwick airport with the addition of a third daily flight starting July 27 until August 3, 2022. Flight EK011 and EK012 will be operated using a wide-body Emirates Boeing 777 aircraft offering seats in first-, business- and economy-class.
Also, it will increase the number of flights it operates from Dubai to Guangzhou to twice weekly starting August 3. Currently, it flies a weekly service to Guangzhou using its A380 aircraft. In addition to that existing weekly flight on Saturdays, Emirates will operate an additional weekly service on Wednesdays. This added frequency will ensure the number of seats available on the Dubai-Guangzhou service will total more than 1,800 a week, making it the largest carrier on the non-stop route between UAE and China.