Emirates retimes Perth flights: faster connections to Europe, USA

By Chris Chamberlin, October 13 2014

Perth residents jetting to Europe and the USA on Emirates will soon enjoy faster connections and a shorter overall journey time, with the airline retiming its afternoon EK423 Perth-Dubai flight.

From October 27, EK423 moves from a 3:10pm departure to a 5:50pm take-off, slashing the transit in Dubai to less than two hours when flying onwards to London Heathrow, and just shy of three hours when connecting onwards to Milan.

Other destinations with improved connections due to the later flight departure include Rome, Paris, Frankfurt and Manchester in Europe and Dallas and Washington in the United States.

Emirates’ other two daily flights from Perth to Dubai – EK425 departing at 6am and EK421 departing at 10.20pm – remain unchanged.

Also untouched is the inbound leg from Dubai to Perth operated by the same aircraft, with EK422 continuing to reach Perth just after lunch at 12:25pm.

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Chris Chamberlin

Chris Chamberlin is the Associate Editor of Executive Traveller and lives by the motto that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, a great latte, a theatre ticket and a glass of wine!

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Are the re-timed flights as a result of the runway works, or have they finished?

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lookking forward to that service being changed to a A380!  perth now has the gates ready (finally), so hopefully not too long to an A380 one stop to london etc. Any ideas on when?

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EK420/1 will be the first A380 if a superjumbo service is to start.


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