The Airbus A330-
These are the smallest aircraft in the fleet and are particularly useful in establishing new routes that can then be upgraded to larger equipment once they have become established.
The fleet is split into two units with eight aircraft operating in a 27J/251Y configuration
and the remainder of the fleet being configured 12F/42J/183Y. The aircraft feature
the Sleeperette seats in First and Business Class which are the least desirable in
the fleet but are popular with Economy passengers thanks to the 2-
Two Class aircraft operate primarily within the Middle East and to the Indian subcontinent but also
In 2002 the first of an initial order for 17 new A320-
operate longer range missions to Newcastle and Durban.
Three Class aircraft also operate within the Middle East and India but also work to Africa and reach Manchester and Copenhagen.
Emirates is known to want to move all operations to larger aircraft and two Airbus