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Emirates to operate addtnal two flights a day on Kochi-Dubai

International carrier, Emirates, will operate two flights a day on the Dubai-Kochi sector from this month.

india Updated: Feb 03, 2009 22:46 IST

International carrier, Emirates, will operate two flights a day on the Dubai-Kochi sector from this month.

Stepping up its frequency by adding two more flights to the route, Emirates will be operating 14 weekly flights from Kochi.

Additionaly the cargo capacity has increased to over 220 tonnes per week accordingly, Emirates said in a release here. Emirates also operates its flights to Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode.

Last year the airlines also revised the flight timings as well as check-in time at the counters to avoid congestion and delays for its customers.

Jayan Gopinathan, Emirates Sales Manager, Central Kerala said with the increase of frequency to two flights a day, the city's travellers will have a greater opportunity to visit countries globally such as Europe, Africa and US with the airlines global connections from Dubai.

Orhan Abbas, Emirates, Vice President, India and Nepal said the augmented frequency is the result of the ever increasing demand for passengers to travel from the city.

Emirates is the single largest international carrier in the Indian skies, operating 163 flights a week to 10 gateways and connects to over 100 destinations in 61 countries globally.