01 MAY 15
PERTH Airport welcomed its first commercial Airbus A380 service with Emirates now offering daily flights onboard the super-jumbo direct to Dubai. The aircraft operates on flights EK420, arriving at 5:35pm and EK421, departing at 10:05pm.
A bar for premium travellers, showers in first class and wi-fi are just some of the enticing benefits onboard the 489-seater aircraft.
Emirates will drop one of three daily services as a result of the upgrade from July.
Emirates has the world’s biggest fleet of such aircraft with 60 in service and 80 on order.
ABOVE: Emirates A380-800, A6-EOE on final approach to Perth Airport’s runway 21 as the inaugural A380-operated EK420.
IMAGE: Hayden Lamb