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Emirates to operate historic UAE National Day flight

EmiratesEmirates will operate a historic one-off A380 flight on November 29 in an unprecedented effort to bring together and celebrate the vibrant multicultural communities of the UAE onto one flight. For a special road trip around the UAE, the airline will seek to accommodate as many nationalities as possible on the EK2019 plane. The A380 commissioned for this flight will be decorated with a bright and tailor-made’ Year of Tolerance’ livery, showing a panorama of hand-held people from various backgrounds and cultures, highlighting the message of multiculturalism from the UAE. The illustrations will adorn both sides of the aircraft.


Aviation brings the world together, and as a multinational airline operating across six continents, Emirates brings together people and facilitates cultural exchange and communication through travel, flexibility, and long-standing sports and arts sponsorship. An average, Emirates flies every flight across its network and through its home and hub of Dubai with more than 50 nationalities.


Like the UAE, home to 200 nationalities, Emirates employs more than 160 nationalities, drawing strength from the diversity and shared values that bring together its employees. Citizens and residents of the UAE interested in joining this unique flight on 29 November 2019 can register their name, nationality and contact details for consideration