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Emirates Launches Dublin Price Promotion

Emirates Launches Dublin Price Promotion

Emirates today launched a one-week summer price promotion for the Irish market. Promotional fares from Dublin for the period include:

  • Economy Class return fares to Dubai starting from €496; Business Class from €2,007; First Class from €2,980
  • Business Class return fares to Sydney start from €3,523 and to Bangkok from €2,596
  • Customers can connect down under with Perth from €3,511 Business Class or head to Manila in the Philippines for €4,746 in First Class

All prices are based on return fares and are inclusive of all taxes and charges. To avail of these offers, bookings must be made by 16th July 2012 and travel taken by 31st December 2012.

Margaret Shannon Emirates Country Manager

Margaret Shannon, Emirates’ Country Manager – Ireland

Margaret Shannon, Emirates Country Manager for Ireland, said: “Since upgrading to a larger aircraft on 1st May, some two months earlier than scheduled, we can now accommodate 42 customers in Business Class and eight in our First Class Private Suites.

“Emirates’ Boeing 777, connecting people direct from Dublin to Dubai each day, brings a range of very special products to passengers in all classes. This includes award-winning, freshly prepared cuisine, our unique ice entertainment system with over 600 channels of movies, TV programmes, games and audio books, and a collection of onboard toys for children to collect and enjoy.

“The inflight experience, together with great value fares, has ensured the early success and popularity of the Emirates Dublin to Dubai route and we anticipate a strong response to our summer promotional offer.”

EK 0162 departs Dublin at 13.50 and lands in Dubai at 00.25 the next day. EK 0161 leaves Dubai at 07.00 daily and arrives in Dublin at 12.15 (summer timings).

Passengers flying First Class with Emirates can enjoy a generous baggage allowance of 50kg. In Business Class it is 40kg and in Economy 30kg. Emirates’ chauffeur-drive service is available to First and Business Class passengers, while passengers wishing to travel with golf clubs can do so free of charge in all classes.

In addition to Dublin, the airline has already launched new routes to Rio, Buenos Aires, Lusaka, Harare, Dallas, Seattle, Ho Chi Minh City, Barcelona, and Lisbon on 9th July. Erbil follows on 12th August, Washington DC as of 12th September, Lyon on 5th December, and Warsaw in February 2013.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

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