Emirates will deploy a second Airbus A380 on its second daily flight between Dubai and Munich.
The A380 will replace the Boeing 77-300ER on the route from 30 March 2014, providing an additional 1,800 seats of capacity per week.
Emirates’ began utilising the A380 on the Munich route two years ago, from November 2011.
“Passenger demand has been steadily growing and our second A380 will add much needed seat capacity which is essential for us to meet the demand growth of the route and support the expansion of trade, tourism and international investment in Germany,” Emirates executive vice chairman and chief commercial officer Thierry Antinori said.
The second daily A380 operation will be serviced with a three-class configuration comprising of 399 seats in economy, 76 fully flat-bed mini-pods in business class and 14 first class private suites.