Emirates saving Hanoi passengers 2.5 hours when travelling to Dubai

15:18 | 05/07/2017 Companies

(VEN) - Emirates airline officially commenced daily direct flights from Hanoi to Dubai on July 2, providing Vietnamese travellers more seamless connections to its global network of over 150 destinations worldwide.

The first direct flight EK394 from Dubai to Hanoi arrived at Noi Bai International Airport at 13:05hrs local time on 1st July 2017. The new direct service is operated with a two-class configured Boeing 777-300ER which offers 42 seats in Business Class, 386 seats in Economy Class and up to 20 tonnes of capacity for cargo, with generous free baggage allowance (up to 35kg in Economy Class and 40kg in Business Class).

With this direct route, Emirates passengers travelling from Hanoi will no longer stop in Yangon, saving approximately 2hrs30mins of travel time. Outbound, flight EK395 departs from Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport at 01:30hrs arriving in Dubai International Airport at 05:05hrs. Inbound, flight EK394 departs Dubai at 03:30hrs and arrives in Hanoi at 13:05hrs. Timings of the service have been scheduled to allow for seamless connections to many European and GCC routes, via a convenient stopover in Dubai.

Emirates flights to and from Vietnam focus on catering to the needs of the Vietnamese market with Vietnamese-speaking cabin crew on board, and inflight cuisine options which include popular Vietnamese dishes.

Recently, Emirates was recognised as the Best Airline in the World in the inaugural TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® Awards for Airlines. In addition to clinching the grand prize, the airline was the biggest winner with 4 other awards including Best Major Airline - Middle East & Africa, Best Economy Class, Best First Class and World’s Best Airlines - Top 10.

Phuong Ngan