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Emirates to commence A380 service to Seoul in November 2009 – Bangalore Aviation

Emirates to commence A380 service to Seoul in November 2009

Dubai based Emirates Airline will commence operations of its Airbus A380 superjumbo aircraft to Seoul’s Incheon International Airport in November 2009.

Emirates currently operates daily flights to Seoul using a Boeing 777.

Trade ties between South Korea and Dubai have been growing steadily, and major Korean corporations are active in the Dubai business arena. The Korean government is also positioning award winning Incheon airport as a major hub.

The new service is also timed to coincide with Visit Korea Year in 2010, aimed to promote South Korea as a destination for international tourism.

Seoul will be the fifth destination for the Emirates A380 after New York, London, Sydney and Auckland.

Emirates A380s has a state of the art cabin offering. It includes on-board shower spas in the private suites First Class cabin, a new generation of intelligent seating and flat-beds in Business Class, mood-lighting, and an in-flight entertainment system featuring over 1000 channels of entertainment

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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