Emirates announces new route to Bologna

Emirates Boeing 777-300ER
Emirates Boeing 777-300ER (© Boeing)

Emirates has today announced plans to start a daily service to Bologna, Italy, from 3rd November 2015.

The capital of the Emilia-Romagna region, Bologna will be Emirates’ fourth Italian destination bringing Emirates’ weekly flights to Italy to 56. Set to be operated by a Boeing 777-300ER in a three class configuration, Emirates will offer the only long-haul wide-bodied service to and from Bologna. The new flight will add 5040 international seats per week to and from the city.

With the new daily flight to Bologna, Emirates SkyCargo will offer up to 23 tonnes of cargo capacity per day, further supporting Italian exports of cosmetics, construction equipment and machinery, automotive spare parts and handicrafts. Inbound to Bologna Emirates SkyCargo is expected to carry leather goods, garments, footwear and perishables.

Emirates’ flight EK093 will depart Dubai International Airport at 0845hrs and will arrive at Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport at 1220hrs the same day. The return flight will depart Bologna at 1440hrs and arrive in Dubai at 2330 the same day.

Emirates currently operates a triple daily flight to Rome and Milan and daily flight to Venice. Emirates also operates a daily flight to New York from Milan which will be operated by an A380 aircraft from 1st June 2015.

With the launch of Bologna Emirates will increase its European network to 38 passenger destinations.