Emirates unveils ‘Year of tolerance’ A380 for historic multicultural flight

The one-off, EK 2019 flight, will take off on November 29



Dubai carrier Emirates, unveiled its A380 decked in the ‘Year of Tolerance’ livery, on November 27, it announced today.

The one-off EK 2019 flight will fly across the UAE on November 29.

UAE citizens and residents will be able to see the plane swooning at low altitudes across the UAE at the following approximate local times.

Um Al Quwain – 11.45am
Ras Al Khaimah – 11.55am
Fujairah – 12.05pm
Al Ain – 12.25pm
Sharjah – 12.35pm
Ajman  – 12.45pm

EK 2019 is scheduled to land back in Dubai at approximately 1pm local time, a statement said.

After its debut, the A380 aircraft will fly across the carrier’s network to more than 50 locations during the next 12 months, aiming to share messages of tolerance and mutual respect.

Earlier this month, Emirates urged citizens and residents of the UAE interested in being part of the flight to register their name, nationality and contact details on its website.

Read: Dubai’s Emirates calls residents to register for special ‘multicultural’ A380 flight

Read more: UAE President declares 2019 as ‘Year of Tolerance’

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan declared 2019 as the ‘Year of Tolerance’ as an extension of the ‘Year of Zayed’ in 2018.