Emirates Planned May – July 2014 Service Reduction as of 08AUG13

Edit: Please refer to latest update on 21SEP13

As of 08AUG13, Emirates has revised planned service reductions from 01MAY14 to 20JUL14, due to 80-day Dubai International Airport’s (DXB) runway enhancement project. Routes with frequencies reduction are listed below, while cancelled flights are listed in the parentheses (these flights are no longer available for reservation for travel on/after 01MAY14, Dubai departure). Further changes to planned service reduction are expected during the course of next few months.

Routes marked with * represents latest changes since last reported filed on 23JUN13.

* Reduction until 15JUN14 inclusive:
Dubai – Glasgow Reduce from 2 to 1 daily (EK027/028. Note only full-fare booking class is available on EK027/028 on/after 16JUN14 at present time)

Edit as of 28AUG13: Planned reduction to Glasgow has been cancelled. The airline continues to operate 2 daily flights from 01MAY14 to 20JUL14.

Reduction until 20JUL14 inclusive:
Dubai – Amman Reduce from 2 to 1 daily (EK903/904)
* Dubai – Amsterdam Reduce from 2 to 1 daily (EK149/150)
* Dubai – Bahrain Reduce from 21 to 13 weekly (EK835/836; Day 7 service on EK839/840)
Dubai – Bangalore Reduce from 3 to 2 daily (EK566/567)
* Dubai – Bangkok Reduce from 6 to 4 daily (EK376/377, EK370/371)
Dubai – Beirut Reduce from 2 to 1 daily (EK957/958)
Dubai – Cairo Reduce from 2 to 1 daily (EK923/924)
Dubai – Cape Town Reduce from 2 to 1 daily (EK770/771)
Dubai – Colombo Reduce from 17 to 7 weekly (EK654/655; Including onward service to Singapore, see below)
Dubai – Colombo – Singapore 1 daily service cancelled (EK348/349; Singapore nonstop service unaffected)
Dubai – Delhi Reduce from 4 to 3 daily (EK516/517)
Dubai – Dhaka Reduce from 3 to 2 daily (EK586/587)
* Dubai – Doha Reduce from 42 to 20 weekly (EK841/842, EK847/848, EK851/852, Day 7 service on EK843/844)
Dubai – Frankfurt Reduce from 3 to 2 daily (EK043/044)
Dubai – Hong Kong Reduce from 3 to 2 daily (EK386/387)
Dubai – Johannesburg Reduce from 3 to 2 daily (EK765/766)
Dubai – Karachi Reduce from 5 to 4 daily (EK608/609)
Dubai – Kuala Lumpur Reduce from 4 to 3 daily (EK344/345)
* Dubai – Kuwait City Reduce from 35 to 27 weekly (EK853/854; Day 7 service on EK871/872)
Dubai – Lagos Reduce from 2 to 1 daily (EK783/784)
Dubai – Milan Malpensa Reduce from 3 to 2 daily (EK101/102)
Dubai – Moscow Domodedovo Reduce from 2 to 1 daily (EK133/134)
Dubai – Mumbai Reduce from 5 to 4 daily (EK508/509)
Dubai – Muscat Reduce from 2 to 1 daily (EK866/867)
Dubai – Nairobi Reduce from 2 to 1 daily (EK721/722)
Dubai – Riyadh Reduce from 4 to 2 daily (EK813/814; EK815/816)
Dubai – Seychelles Reduce from 12 to 7 weekly (EK707/708)
Dubai – Tehran Reduce from 3 to 2 daily (EK977/978)
Dubai – Vienna Reduce from 13 to 6 weekly (EK127/128; No operations on Tuesdays)

Currently, EK inventory (including website) are displaying flights up to 13JUL14 inclusive. Based on current plan, Emirates plans to reduce approximately 215 – 225 weekly flights or up to 32 daily flights, which accounts roughly 15% out of the carrier’s 1450 – 1470 weekly scheduled flights (Based on May 2014 vs March 2014 schedule out of Dubai on one-way basis, including 1/2-stop(s) flight, as of 08AUG13).