Monday, 16 July 2018 12:51 GMT

Emirates shows solidarity with Bahrain with special flight

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Emirates on Friday operated a special one-off A380 service to Bahrain in celebration of the kingdom's 46th National Day.

The special flight operated as EK 835, and is one of the shortest scheduled A380 flight routes in the world, with a duration of one hour and 15 minutes.

The one-off service was operated by Captain Hassan Alsaati and First Officer Jasim Alaskari, both Bahraini nationals.

Emirates has been flying to Bahrain since 2000, developing its operations by increasing its services based on growing demand, and today operates four daily flights to the kingdom, connecting Bahraini travellers to over 150 global destinations. Emirates also employs 71 Bahraini nationals as flight deck crew, cabin crew and in various others positions across the airline.

Set in a two-class configuration, the Emirates A380 that flew to Bahrain features 58 flatbed seats in business class and 120 economy class seats on the upper deck with another 437 seats in economy class on the lower deck.



Emirates shows solidarity with Bahrain with special flight

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