New EMIRATES daily direct flight to Prague to boost local luxury market
EMIRATES airlines have annouced this week the start of a daily non stop service between Prague and Dubai. The new route will commence on July 1st 2010. The luxury market in Prague, much like the one in Budapest has been heavily depending on foreign travellers.Korean Air is the other major Asian airlines operating direct flights to Prague, many Koreans shopping for luxury branded goods in Prague.
EMIRATES has been in discussions with authorities in Serbia this year for the start of a direct flight from Belgrade to Dubai, yet a final annoucement has not yet been made.
Mention should also be made that the direct flight from Prague will also benefit wealthy Eastern Europeans, Czech Airlines CSA being one of the leading airlines in the region with excellent connection to all major cities. Dubai has become in past three years a favorite destination for shopping for wealthy Eastern European.