3-Feb-2010 11:24 AM

Emirates urges for more frequency under UAE-Australia ASA as its reaches the ceiling

Emirates announced plans to increase frequency from Dubai to Australia from 70 times weekly at present, to 77 times weekly by Mar-2010 and 84 times weekly by Mar-2011, as permitted under the current UAE-Australia air services agreement (The Australian, 03-Feb-2010). Emirates is seeking additional rights, when the air services agreement is re-negotiated ahead of its expiry in Mar-2011.