Emirates has resumed daily Airbus A380 flights to Bangkok, making it the first carrier to operate the superjumbo jet to Thailand since the outbreak of the COVID pandemic. The airline will operate daily flights from Dubai to Bangkok before continuing onwards to Hong Kong.
The A380 returns to Bangkok
After more than a year of suspending A380 flights to Bangkok, Emirates will now resume daily flights to Thailand’s capital. Flight EK384 will leave Dubai at 02:50 and land in Bangkok at 12:15. After a two-hour stopover, the flight will continue to Hong Kong at 14:15, arriving at 18:20. Each flight will offer 14 first-class suites, 76 lie-flat business seats and 429 seats in economy.
The return journey (flight EK385) will depart from Hong Kong at 21:30, first touching down in Bangkok at 23:45. The flight will then take off two hours later at 01:45, arriving in Dubai at 05:15. All flights to Bangkok will land at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), located around 25km from the capital.
Emirates’ PCR test partners in Bangkok
Passengers flying with Emirates can get a discount on PCR tests in Bangkok, as the airline has partnered with several leading hospitals in the city. This includes ‘Bangkok Hospital, Bangpakok9 International Hospital, Bumrungrad Hospital, Kasemrad Hospital Prachachuen, Phyathai1 Hospital, Phyathai2 Hospital, Piyavate Hospital, Princ Hospital Suvarnabhumi Hospital, Sukumvit Hospital, and VFS Thailand.’
Before returning to Dubai, passengers will need a negative PCR test taken no later than 96 hours before your flight. Travelers purchasing a fare with Emirates will automatically be covered with COVID insurance at no extra…