First A380 Departs From Purpose-Built Dubai Concourse

Emirates has announced the inaugural departure of an A380 flight from the dedicated and purpose-built A380 concourse at Dubai International Airport. The departure of flight EK003 at 1430 local time to London Heathrow marked the start of flights from four gates which opened at Concourse A, part of the airport's Terminal 3 complex. The flight was part of a series of on-going operational trials and tests ahead of the official opening of the concourse “during the first quarter this year”.

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