Sunday, September 30, 2012

►► TUNISIA: Emirates cancels planned Tunis reduction to 5x weekly service from December.

Emirates[SEE UPDATE AT THE BOTTOM] Following on from its previous announcement, Dubai based carrier Emirates (EK) will, from 1 December 2012, reduce its weekly service from Dubai to Tunis, Tunisia, from daily to 5x weekly; Mondays and Sundays being nixed. 

However, the airline will then increase the capacity available on the remaining flights by introducing a larger Boeing 777-300 (as opposed to the current Airbus A340-500).

An Emirates Airbus A330 at Carthage Airport, Tunis
An Emirates Airbus A330 at Carthage Airport, Tunis (LJ61)
Emirates: Dubai, UAE - Tunis, Tunisia
-Effective 1 December 2012
  • EK747 DXB0910 – 1255TUN 773 | 23456
  • EK748 TUN1430 – 2255DXB 773 | 23456
Source [Airline Route]

[UPDATE 30 SEPTEMBER 2012] Emirates has reversed planned operation changes on Dubai – Tunis service, originally to be implemented from 01DEC12. The airline will continue to operate Airbus A340-500 aircraft on daily basis, instead of reducing to 5 weekly with 777-300 aircraft.

Source [AirlineRoute]