Emirates to launch daily Dubai-Algiers service

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Emirates will launch a direct service between Dubai and Algiers, Algeria, from 1 March 2013.

The Dubai-based carrier will operate daily flights on the route using an Airbus A330-200 aircraft.

Algeria will be Emirates' 130th destination and its fifth in north Africa, following the resumption of services to Libya in November.

According to the Innovata schedule, Air Algerie operates direct flights between Dubai and Algiers.