Emirates to restart direct A380 flights from Auckland to Dubai

August 26, 2022
Emirates Airbus A380 at Auckland Airport

Emirates will bring its giant A380 planes back to Auckland as it restarts non-stop flights to Dubai.

The route, with a scheduled flight time of over 17 hours, is one of the longest commercial routes in the world.

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During the pandemic it's been using a Boeing 777-300ER with a stop in Kuala Lumpur.

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Last week the airline pressed pause on its A380 Christchurch-Dubai via Sydney service, which was meant to resume in December.

The Auckland-Dubai flights will resume on December 1.


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