Emirates going all B777

Old Mar 20, 20, 11:00 am
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Emirates going all B777

As per my post on the Coronavirus thread, it appears that EK are moving to an all B777 operation.

All UK flights will be B777 from 25/03/2020.

No more bar. This s**t just got real
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Old Mar 20, 20, 11:14 am
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Eh. deleted.

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Old Mar 20, 20, 12:13 pm
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Originally Posted by DYKWIA View Post
As per my post on the Coronavirus thread, it appears that EK are moving to an all B777 operation.

All UK flights will be B777 from 25/03/2020.

No more bar. This s**t just got real
I just hope this post is tongue in cheek.... (and even then)
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Old Mar 20, 20, 4:01 pm
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I was just about to book LGW - MRU. Not now if its going to be a 777, I thought they were not so bad in J until I flew back to NCL on one LOL. No thanks. Good luck to staff at EK, I hope there does not become to many forced redundancies.
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Old Mar 20, 20, 4:03 pm
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Originally Posted by xavzz View Post
I was just about to book LGW - MRU. Not now if its going to be a 777, I thought they were not so bad in J until I flew back to NCL on one LOL. No thanks. Good luck to staff at EK, I hope there does not become to many forced redundancies.
I thought there wouldn't be any LGw . Not even a 777
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Old Mar 20, 20, 7:01 pm
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I thought MRU closed its borders?
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Old Mar 20, 20, 7:27 pm
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Can anyone actually confirm that Emirates is grounding all of its A380s as the title of this post says?
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Old Mar 20, 20, 8:18 pm
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Originally Posted by Single_Flyer View Post
Can anyone actually confirm that Emirates is grounding all of its A380s as the title of this post says?
Yes they are

Furthermore there are rumours all flights may be grounded altogether in 2 weeks from now.
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Old Mar 20, 20, 9:57 pm
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Yes they are

Furthermore there are rumours all flights may be grounded altogether in 2 weeks from now.
is this just a rumour or does it have any merit? Asking for a friend. Really.
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Old Mar 20, 20, 10:29 pm
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Originally Posted by iFlyMoreThanYou View Post
Yes they are

Furthermore there are rumours all flights may be grounded altogether in 2 weeks from now.
Source? Still not seeing anything about the grounding of the 380.
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Old Mar 20, 20, 10:43 pm
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Originally Posted by bagold View Post
I thought MRU closed its borders?
it has, Iím booked to go 8 May - letís see.

777s are far more fuel efficient and smaller to deal with less demand makes total sense.
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Old Mar 20, 20, 10:58 pm
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Originally Posted by Katykat View Post
is this just a rumour or does it have any merit? Asking for a friend. Really.
Still undecided whether this will actually happen but there is a large chance it will, im not making things up.

Originally Posted by Single_Flyer View Post
Source? Still not seeing anything about the grounding of the 380.
I cannot disclose, but this was decided 3 days ago and DYKWIA is spot on.
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Old Mar 20, 20, 11:13 pm
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Originally Posted by m3red View Post
it has, Iím booked to go 8 May - letís see.

777s are far more fuel efficient and smaller to deal with less demand makes total sense.
And the B777 carries a lot more cargo.
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Old Mar 21, 20, 1:34 am
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I donít mind no A380ís but is EK going to shut down all operations? Thatís bad.
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Old Mar 21, 20, 2:33 am
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they shut down all flights to IAD which was the a380. no explanation when i called the plat desk, the woman tried to blame it on the US closing their borders and i explained to her that every other international flight is still landing at IAD on the 23rd. then she stammered and said she doesn't know why, but no flights to IAD. i got rebooked to boston
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