Emirates airline has announced adjustments to its operational schedule at Newcastle Airport to provide passengers with “better connectivity and travel options”.

From October 30, the airline will return to its pre-pandemic flight schedule, with Emirates flight EK36 departing Newcastle at 1 p.m., arriving in Dubai at 12:15 a.m. local time the following day.

The return flight, EK35, will depart Dubai at 7:25 a.m. and arrive in Newcastle at 11:20 a.m.

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The news comes a month after Emirates stepped up operations in Newcastle with the introduction of a fifth weekly flight.

Emirates flights will continue to depart from Newcastle on Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Newcastle continues to be served by Emirates’ widebody Boeing 777s, fitted with a two-class configuration split between Business and Economy.

By October, Emirates will serve the UK with 110 weekly flights across seven UK hubs, including Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and Glasgow.

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Richard Jewsbury, Divisional Vice President, Emirates UK, said: “As more and more international destinations have eased travel restrictions and opened up, demand has continued to rise and we are delighted to offer better connectivity to our customers with this schedule.

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“Newcastle is a vital hub for us in the UK and our operations from the airport connect both passengers and businesses across the North East to our ever-expanding global network.”

The Newcastle Airport spokesperson said: “We are delighted to welcome Emirates’ new flight schedule to Newcastle International Airport, which will allow passengers from Newcastle to easily connect to destinations around the world, including Australia, Thailand and the Maldives”.

For more information, visit emirates.com.

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