Emirates to launch non-stop flights to Phuket, Thailand

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Emirates is to launch daily flights to Phuket in Thailand.

Phuket, the largest island in Thailand located in the Andaman Sea, will, from 10 December 2012, become Emirates’ second destination in Thailand.

Operated by a three-class Airbus aircraft, EK378 will depart Dubai at 12:45 and arrive at Phuket International Airport at 21:55.

The return flight, EK379 will depart at 00:35 the following day and arrive at Dubai International Airport at 04:35.

“Emirates is looking forward to the launch of our non-stop, daily service to Phuket, which will be just in time for the holiday season. We have always had a strong affiliation with Thailand and have been operating flights to Bangkok since 1990,” said Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline.

“Thailand is an important market for Emirates, we currently operate four daily flights between Dubai and Bangkok, including one with our Airbus A380 aircraft. We are confident that Phuket will prove a popular destination for our passengers, especially those from the UAE, Middle East and Europe.”