Emirates to fly Airbus A380 to Los Angeles

The 489-seat Emirates A380 offers 14 private first class suites, 76 lie-flat beds in business class and 399 spacious seats in economy class.

Last Updated: Jun 16, 2013, 19:04 PM IST

Dubai: Emirates has announced an upgrade of its service from Dubai to Los Angeles with the introduction of an Airbus A380 starting Dec 2.

The 489-seat Emirates A380 offers 14 private first class suites, 76 lie-flat beds in business class and 399 spacious seats in economy class.

First class passengers have access to two onboard shower spas, while all premium passengers on the upper deck can socialise at the onboard lounge with an array of beverages and snacks.

Passengers in all classes have in-flight Wi-Fi and mobile phone connectivity, as well as access to an entertainment system which boasts of more than 1,400 channels featuring films, TV programmes, games and music.

The A380 replaces the Boeing 777-300 ER on the route.

The A380 to Los Angeles compliments the double daily A380 flights already in place between Dubai and New York's John F. Kennedy Airport. This is the 23rd A380 destination on the Emirates global network.

Emirates has 34 A380 planes in service.

IANS