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Atlantic Airways Receives Its First Airbus A320neo Aircraft



Atlantic Airways A320neo

Faroe Islands’ flagship carrier Atlantic Airways received its first Airbus A320neo. The aircraft was leased to Atlantic Airlines by the Airline Leasing Company (ALC) and equipped with CFM International’s LEAP-1A engine, which features a full economy cabin layout.

Atlantic Airlines will further expand its European route network after introducing this new member to its Airbus fleet. The company currently operates a full Airbus fleet of two A320 family aircraft (two A319s and one A320). In addition, the company recently added two A320neo aircraft.

The Airbus A320neo series has the widest cabin in a single-aisle aircraft, featuring the latest technology including a new generation of engines and shark fins, with a 20% reduction in fuel consumption and a 50% reduction in noise. The A320neo family of aircraft has received more than 6,500 confirmed orders from more than 100 customers, firmly occupying 60% of the market share of the same class.

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Emirates To Restart Flight To Muscat & Entebbe, Boosting Its Network To 94 Cities



Emirates Boeing 777-300ER

Emirates is planning to restart services to Entebbe, Uganda and Muscat, Oman from 1st & 2nd October respectively, this will bring the total number of cities served by Emirates to 94.

Emirates is gradually resuming more operations and rebuilding its route network to provide more transfer opportunities.

From 1st October, Emirates will operate flights to Entebbe with three weekly flights on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

The addition of Entebbe expands Emirates’ African network to 20 destinations, enabling passengers to connect to other destinations with one transfer stop at the airline’s hub in Dubai.

Emirates flight EK 729 will depart Dubai at 1030hrs, arriving in Entebbe at 1500hrs. The return flight, EK 730, will depart Entebbe at 1700hrs, arriving in Dubai at 2325hrs.

From 2nd October, flights from Dubai to Muscat will operate twice a week on Sundays and Fridays.

Emirates flight EK 866 will depart Dubai at 0215hrs, arriving in Muscat at 0330hrs. The return flight, EK 867, will depart Muscat at 0440hrs, arriving in Dubai at 0555hrs.

Flights operated to both cities will be operated by Emirates Boeing 777- 300ER aircraft.

Currently, COVID-19 PCR tests are mandatory for all inbound and transit passengers arriving to Dubai (and the UAE), including UAE citizens, residents and tourists, irrespective of the country they are coming from.

Emirates has also committed to cover COVID-19 related medical expenses, free of charge, if they are diagnosed with COVID-19 during their travel while they are on a trip with Emirates.

This cover is immediately effective for customers flying on Emirates until 31 December 2020. The assurance is valid for 31 days from the moment they fly the first sector of their journey.

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