Emirates has spread its wings in Southeast Asia with commencement of a new daily flight from Dubai (DXB) to Phnom Penh (PHN) in Cambodia. The new service will be flown via Yangon in Myanmar.
Emirates Dubai to Phnom Penh Flights
- Flights will be operated on a Boeing 777 aircraft
- Broadens the airline’s network in Southeast Asia to 13 cities in eight countries
- First time since 2014 that Phnom Penh and Yangon are connected by a direct air link
Daily flights to Phnom Penh will depart from Dubai International Airport (DXB) at 0915hrs local time, arriving in Yangon at 1725hrs. It will then depart Yangon at 1855hrs, before arriving at Phnom Penh International Airport (PNH) at 2125hrs.
On the return segment, flight EK389 will depart Phnom Penh at 2310hrs, and will arrive in Yangon at 0040hrs. It will then set off to Dubai at 0210hrs, arriving at 0540hrs.
Note: All times are local.
Badr Abbas, Emirates’ Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations Far East, was on board the inaugural flight on 1st July with a number of senior executives of the airline. They were joined by a VIP delegation that included prominent business leaders as well as media from the UAE and GCC. The aircraft was greeted in Phnom Penh by a traditional water cannon salute upon arrival.
About Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phnom Penh which is also spelled Pnom Penh or Phom Penh is the capital and chief city of Cambodia. It lies at the confluence of the Basăk (Bassac), Sab, and Mekong river systems. The city is in the south-central part of the country.
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