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Emirates Expands Asia Service

Emirates Airlines has expanded its Asia operations with its first commercial flight of an Airbus A380 superjumbo to Bangkok on Monday.  The Airbus A380 is the world’s largest passenger airliner. 

The Airbus will arrive at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport with 500 passengers from Dubai.  Thirteen check in counters, an extra large departure area, four boarding gates, and the longest luggage conveyer belt will be used to service the arriving passengers.
 

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