Emirates is back with direct flights to Dubai from Auckland

  • August 27, 2022

The airline will operate the Airbus A380 on the direct route

Emirates will restore direct flights between Auckland and Dubai from 1 December 2022. The route will be operated on the Airbus A380.

Emirates Business Class
Emirates Business Class. Photo: Supplied

Emirates’ direct flight EK448 from Dubai to Auckland will depart at 10:05hrs and arrives at 11:05hrs the next day. The return flight will depart Auckland at 21:15hrs and arrives in Dubai at 05:25hrs the next day local time. The non-stop services between Dubai and Auckland will also reclaim its title as the longest route on the Emirates network, clocking in 14,200 km, in addition to being one of the world’s longest non-stop scheduled commercial flights. 

On-board lounge on Emirates A380
Emirates Airbus A380 on-board Lounge. Photo: Supplied

The Emirates A380 experience remains highly sought after by travellers for its spacious and comfortable cabins, and signature products that offer travellers the best experiences in the sky like the Onboard Lounge, First Class suites and Shower Spa.

First Class on Emirates
First Class on Emirates. Photo: Supplied

The A380 experience is always rounded off by award-winning hospitality, regional culinary creations and authentic tastes, and the airline’s award-winning inflight entertainment system, ice, with more than 5,000 channels of on-demand entertainment at every customer’s fingertips.

Emirates is accelerating the deployment of its flagship A380 aircraft in line with growing global demand for air travel, with 32 destinations currently being served on a scheduled basis, and more to be announced in the coming weeks and months.


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