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Emirates Airlines 2600th Boeing 777 flight to Dublin

                                                Emirates Airlines Boeing 777-31H(ER) This evenings Emirates 163 (A6-EGU) from Dubai to Dublin is the Two Thousand Six Hundredth Emirates flight to Dublin operated by a Boeing 777, since the 1st of May 2012. First flight flown by A6-EBC. Emirates inaugurated the daily Dubai-Dublin flight in January 2012 with an Airbus A330-200 series with plans to upgrade to a Boeing 777 after at least a year of operation, however bookings were so good they upgraded to a daily Boeing 777-300ER after only four months of operations on the route. Then on the 1st of September 2014, they increased the frequency to twice daily with Boeing 777-300ER’s, inaugurated with A6-EGN,  however five of the 2600 flights have been operated by Boeing 777-200LR’s. At this point in time all bar 4 of the current Emirates Boeing 777-300ER’s have visited Dublin, in fact the route has seen 128 different Boeing 777’s land at Dublin. 124 different Boeing 777-300ER’s and 4