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100th day of 777 operations on Emirates Dublin route ©

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Picture: Irish Aviation Research Institute/@IrishAero Today marks the 100th day of Boeing 777-300ER operations on the Emirates Airlines Dubai to Dublin route, so far 36 different aircraft have been used on the route including newly delivered aircraft as the airline continues to grow it's global route network. Emirates Airlines is the largest global operator of the Boeing 777 aircraft. The Dublin route launch has been one of the most successful in the history of the airline with load factors in excess of 90% lead to the annoucement to upgrade to route a Boeing 777-300ER effective 1st July just three weeks after commencing the route on  9th January with a 52% increase in capacity, however such was the strong demand on the route the carrier accelerated the introduction of the Boeing 777-300ER on the route from the 1st  July to 1st May. Picture: Irish Aviation Research Institute/@IrishAero                                         The Emirates Airlines VP Commerical Opera