21:20 | 21/02/2017 Companies
(VEN) - Emirates airline announced that it will start operating daily direct flights from Hanoi to Dubai from July 2nd 2017, conveniently connecting the Vietnamese capital to 39 cities in Europe, 16 in the Middle East as well as a number of destinations across the airline’s extensive network in Africa and the Americas.
Emirates passengers travelling from Hanoi will no longer stop in Yangon before reaching Dubai.
The new direct route will be operated with a two-class configured Boeing 777-300ER, which offers 42 seats in Business Class and 386 seats in Economy Class. In terms of cargo, up to 20 tonnes of capacity will be offered in the bellyhold on this service.
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.
All services between Dubai and Hanoi will offer two classes of travel – Business and Economy, with generous free baggage allowance (up to 35kg in Economy Class and 40kg in Business Class). Passengers on Emirates flights can also look forward to the award-winning inflight entertainment, ice, with more than 2,500 channels and free Wi-Fi, which is available on select Emirates aircraft. Emirates flights to and from Vietnam also cater to the needs of the Vietnamese market with Vietnamese-speaking cabin crew on board, and inflight cuisine options with popular Vietnamese dishes.
The introduction of the direct route between Hanoi and Dubai will coincide with the launch of daily services from Dubai to Phnom Penh. The new Dubai-Yangon-Phnom Penh route will also enable passengers from Yangon to travel to Phnom Penh and vice versa. Emirates will be the only airline with a direct service between these two cities.
Tickets can be booked online through www.emirates.com/vn or authorised travel agents.