Emirates’ both daily flights between will be operated by the airline’s A380 aircraft. Commencing October 1, 2017, the double daily Airbus A380 service will boost seat capacity to and from Russia in order to meet customer demand.
Since Emirates started flying from its Dubai hub to Moscow in 2003, the airline has carried more than 4 million passengers on the route. This aircraft upgauge sees an increase of more than 1,000 seats per week.
Flights EK131/132 and EK133/134 will be operated by the Airbus A380 aircraft in a three-class configuration with 14 private suites in first class, 76 flat-bed seats in business class and 427 seats in economy class.
Emirates has also made amends to its winter schedule to and from St. Petersburg. From October 29, 2017 until March 24, 2018 EK176 will depart from Pulkovo International Airport at 11:55pm and land at Dubai International Airport the next day at 07:05am. From Dubai EK175 flight will depart at 03:30pm and land in St. Petersburg at 08:45pm.