It is understood that the Emirates Airbus A380 will be coming to the Philippines soon following a deal signed between the country & the UAE.
According to a report from The National News in the UAE, this will provide significant benefits to the region as a result.
Without further ado, let’s get into it…
The Emirates A380 Will Be Coming to the Philippines…
The report states that by adding the Emirates Airbus A380 on services to Philippines, this will triple air cargo volumes to 600 tonnes per week for each national airline.
At the moment, the airline operates the Boeing 777-300ER to the country on a 18-weekly basis, so adding the A380 onto this route will enable more capacity for passengers between the two countries too.
Commenting on this was Saif Al Suwaidi, the Director-General of the GCAA:
“The GCAA prioritises strengthening aviation co-operation frameworks in strategic markets for national carriers to support their operations in international markets and ensure their direct access to economic, commercial and tourism markets”.
Within the Philippines, Emirates operates its aircraft to the following destinations:
It is understood that this part of the deal has come off the back of a successful signing of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership between the UAE and the Philippines, which strengthened bilateral relations.
Looking ahead, the only thing waiting for this is for Emirates to announce its plans to service the Airbus A380 on services to the likes of Manila, Cebu & Clark.
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