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Emirates boosts capacity to Lisbon


Emirates will resume a second daily service to Lisbon from 1 June 2018. The flight will be operated by an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER in a three-class cabin configuration, with eight private suites in First Class, 42 seats in Business Class, and 310 seats in Economy Class.

According to Turismo de Portugal, a record 21 million people visited the country in 2017, an increase of 10% when compared to the previous year, while Lisbon recorded a 16% increase.

“Portugal is experiencing an upturn in its economy and strong tourism growth. The second daily service between Dubai and Lisbon will therefore meet growing demand for seats on the route, as well as offer customers in Portugal and from across Emirates’ worldwide network more choice and flexibility,” said Hubert Frach, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations, West.

The second flight, EK193, will depart Dubai at 1425hrs and arrive in Lisbon at 1940hrs, while the return flight EK194, will leave Lisbon at 2115hrs and land in Dubai at 0805 the next morning. Emirates’ current flight, EK191, departs Dubai at 0725hrs and arrives in Lisbon at 1235pm. The return flight EK192, departs Lisbon at 1415pm and arrives back in Dubai 0110pm.