Second daily Emirates A380 confirmed from Manchester

Manchester airport confirmed today that Emirates is to deploy a second Airbus A380 superjumbo to Dubai from next month.

The move from February 1 will see the airline’s capacity rise by 13% on the route.

It will see Emirates run two A380s and one Boeing 777 a day to its Dubai hub from Manchester and new means that  half of Emirates’ 16 daily flights to the UK will be operated by the double decker aircraft.