“All of our A380s are equipped with Wifi, up to 1,800 channels of inflight entertainment on the award winning ice system, an Onboard Lounge and Onboard Shower Spas – all supported by 25 friendly and multi-national cabin crew,” says Sheikh Majid.
The surprisingly quiet aircraft offers 14 First Class Private Suites, 76 mini-pods in Business Class and 399 seats in Economy Class.
The Emirates’ A380 flight to Kuwait is just one hour and 45 minutes, the shortest A380 service in operation today. Since 2008, the airline has carried 27.5 million travellers on its now 50 A380s.
Kuwait is only the second market in the Middle East to be served by the airline’s flagship aircraft after the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
EK857 leaves Dubai at 1600hrs and arrives in Kuwait at 1645hrs local time. EK858 departs Kuwait at 1825hrs and lands in Dubai at 2110hrs.
With a fleet of 224 aircraft, Emirates operates to 143 destinations in 81 countries across six continents.
Emirates currently operates daily scheduled flights from Malta to Dubai using a Boeing 777 aircraft.