Emirates Airline has added its third daily flight to Manchester, making the UK airport its third European airport to receive a third daily flight after London Heathrow and Gatwick, also in the UK. The announcement comes following the already announced second daily Manchester flights by Gulf rivals Qatar ( from 1st June) and Etihad ( from 1st May) . The Emirates' third daily flight will begin on 1st May and will be operated on board Airbus A330-200 aircraft.
EK 21 DXB 0300 - 0755 MAN 332
EK 22 MAN 0940 - 2000 DXB 332
It is widely expected that the carrier will upgrade the flight to Boeing 777 equipment from Winter 2011/12.