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Sheikh Ahmed inaugurates Emirates` Seoul office

Emirates Group Chairman His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, officially opened Emirates` elegant new town office in Seoul, Korea…

Emirates Group Chairman His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, officially opened Emirates` elegant new town office in Seoul, Korea. Also gracing the event was His Excellency Ibrahim Al Monsuri, UAE Ambassador to Korea.

Sheikh Ahmed is in the South Korean capital to celebrate Emirates Airline`s daily non-stop services between Seoul and Dubai, launched on 1st May 2005.

He said: Emirates is pleased to offer Korean travelers a daily non-stop service to Dubai. We are committed to our operations in Korea and our new dedicated town office will help us provide our customers with top-value, quality service.

On his first visit to Korea, Sheikh Ahmed is accompanied by a group of senior Emirates executives which include Ghaith Al Ghaith, Executive Vice President Commercial Operations Worldwide; and Richard Vaughan, Senior Vice President Commercial Operations Far East and Australasia.

Emirates has recruited an experienced and enthusiastic Korean team to manage its sales, cargo and airport operations in Seoul, ensuring that customers enjoy the airline`s award-winning service on the ground and in the air.

Sang-Jin Lee, Emirates Area Manager Korea said: This is a proud moment for our team, which has been working diligently to ensure a smooth start of Emirates` local operations. We will do our utmost to ensure our customers` needs are met efficiently, at the high service standards that Emirates is renowned for.

Later this evening, Emirates will host its industry partners in Korea to a gala function.

Seoul is one of the newest destinations to join Emirates` fast-growing network which spans 78 cities in 54 countries. Emirates operates an Airbus 340-300 aircraft in three-class configuration on the Dubai-Seoul route offering a capacity of 267 passengers and 13 tonnes of bellyhold space for cargo.

Customers flying on Emirates` Seoul-Dubai service can look forward to international gourmet cuisine with options tailored to Korean palates, a wide selection of the latest inflight movies including some of the most popular Korean shows, and top-class service from the airline`s award-winning cabin crew, which includes over 220 Korean nationals.

Flight EK323 takes off from Inchon at 00:30hrs and arrives in Dubai at 05:25hrs, providing excellent onward connections for Korean travelers to Emirates` destinations in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and New York City. Flight EK322 departs Dubai International Airport daily at 02:25hrs arriving at Inchon International Airport the same day at 15:55hrs.

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