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Emirates to restore pre-pandemic frequency to Oslo

Emirates has announced that it will restore its pre-pandemic frequency to Oslo, Norway.

As of 1st December 2022, Emirates will once again operate a daily flight between Dubai International Airport and Oslo Gardermoen Airport. Currently, the airline operates 5-flights-a-week to Oslo which will increase to daily on the above mentioned date.

The Oslo route operates with the following timings:

  • Dubai-Oslo
  • Departure time: 07:45 (07:55 on some days)
  • Arrival time: 12:00 (12:10 on those days when the flight departs at 07:55)
  • Flight time: 7 hours and 15 minutes
  • Flight number: EK159
  • Oslo-Dubai
  • Departure time: 14:10
  • Arrival time: 23:55
  • Flight time: 6 hours and 45 minutes
  • Flight number: EK160

Flights are operated by Emirates’ Boeing B777-300ER aircraft featuring First Class suites, Business Class seats and standard Economy Class seats.

We’re very pleased to be reinstating our daily service to Oslo, and to offering customers even more travel choices and flexibility while planning their holidays this winter season. We continue to see strong demand for travel from both leisure and business travellers alike to Dubai and beyond. We’re also seeing greater demand from the freight market.

said Terje Grue, Country Manager for Norway, Emirates.

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The added flights to Oslo will also offer travellers travelling into the Norwegian city greater connectivity. Norway remains a popular winter destination with tourists flocking in from all over the world, including key feeder markets: UAE, Australia, Indonesia, Japan and Korea.

The demand is even greater for some routes across our network than before the pandemic, and Norwegians are very keen to travel and see the world again. We’ve been working hard to return to our pre-pandemic flight schedule as quickly as possible, and it is good to be at that point again.

added Terje Grue.

Emirates continues to enjoy monopoly on its flights between Dubai and Oslo, with no other airline operating on the route. The restoration of pre-pandemic frequency on this route signals that the demand for international tourism in Norway is back.

Elsewhere in Scandinavia, the Dubai-based carrier continues to operate a daily flight to Stockholm and Copenhagen from its Dubai hub with its Boeing B777-300ER aircraft.

Meanwhile, Emirates recently activated its codeshare partnership with Air Canada, revealing more details about the new partnership.

Featured image by Emirates

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