Emirates Airline recently announced that it will start flying to Stockholm from September 4, 2013. They will be operating daily flights between Dubai and Stockholm. This new service contributes towards the ongoing Scandinavian operations to Copenhagen.
Emirates said that it has placed the timing of this route in such a manner, that passengers planning to take connecting flights, to or from Dubai will find it convenient. Flight EK157 will leave Dubai at 7.15 AM and reach Stockholm by 12 noon and EK158 will leave from Stockholm at 1.55PM and reach Dubai by 10.25PM.
Boeing 777-300ER aircrafts operation on this sector will offer passengers 354 air tickets under three categories. There will be eight First Class Cabins, 42 Business Class seats and 304 Economy Class seats. With this new service, Emirates becomes the only airline to offer direct flights between Sweden and Dubai. At present Qatar flies daily non direct flights between the two cities.