Emirates plans on using A380 plane for Taipei flights


By Amu Su  http://www.taipeitimes.com

Emirates Airlines launched its first nonstop passenger flight connecting Taiwan and Dubai on Monday, targeting growing demand from local tourists and businesspeople.

If demand picks up further, the Dubai-based carrier may begin to use its Airbus SAS-380 — the largest passenger plane in the world — for the route, Emirates chairman and chief executive officer Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum said.

“Taiwan has been an important market for Emirates since we launched freighter services to Taipei in 2003,” the CEO told a press conference. More info

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