Emirates to Start New Flights Connecting Bali and Auckland

This additional route will bring the airline’s total number of daily flights to New Zealand to three.

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From June 14 onward, Emirates will launch year-round flights between the Indonesian island of Bali and Auckland in New Zealand.

The addition of this daily Dubai-Bali-Auckland service will bring the airline’s total number of daily flights to New Zealand to three, inclusive of its existing nonstop Dubai-Auckland service and its Airbus A380-operated Dubai-Sydney-Christchurch flights.

From Dubai, flight EK450 will depart at 6:55 a.m. (local time) to reach Bali at 8:20 p.m. on the same day, before continuing onto Auckland and arriving at 10 a.m. in New Zealand the following morning.

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On the return, EK451 will fly at 12:40 p.m. and arrive in Denpasar at 5:55 p.m. that day. Following a stopover of just under two hours, the aircraft will proceed to Dubai at 7:50 p.m., landing the following morning at 12:45 a.m.

Like the current Bali flights, this route will also be served by the B777-300ER. However, unlike Emirates’ existing services to Bali, the aircraft on the new route will have three rather than two classes.

Last year, Emirates unveiled its new B777-300ER cabin products, which includes new, Mercedes-Benz-inspired first-class suites.

More information here.

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