Emirates kicked off the new year by inaugurating its A380 super-jumbo service between Dubai and Kuala Lumpur. Flight EK346 departs 4:05 am and arrives in Kuala Lumpur at 2:55 pm on the same day. The return leg, EK347, departs Kuala Lumpur at 7:30 pm and arrives in Dubai at 10:30 pm, also on the same day. From Dubai the airline also began flights to Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro in South America this week, and next week will initiate a route to Dublin, Ireland.
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