Emirates will introduce a regular scheduled commercial Airbus A380 services to Osaka (KIX) in Japan in October.
The deployment of the double-decker aircraft represents a capacity increase of 38%, Emirates revealed in a press statement.
The A380 will replace the 777-300ER aircraft currently operating on the EK316/EK317 service to and from Osaka.
The Emirates’ Airbus A380 aircraft serving the Dubai-Osaka route will offer a total of 489 seats in a three-class configuration. Emirates flights to and from Japan cater to the needs of Japanese travellers with Japanese-speaking cabin crew on board.
First Class customers on Emirates flights to and from Japan can experience traditional Kaiseki (multi-course meal) cuisine and Business Class customers have the option of a traditional bento box.