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Emirates Increases Connectivity for Paris Olympics 2024

DALLAS — As the Paris Olympics 2024 approaches, Emirates (EK) is set to streamline travel to the City of Light.

The airline is ramping up its flight schedule, offering multiple daily flights from its hub in Dubai (DXB) to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG). These flights will be operated using the airline's' Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 aircraft.

Emirates' network covers numerous countries, including Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Myanmar, Bhutan, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, and many more. This ensures that passengers from these regions can easily travel to Paris for the Olympics.

Furthermore, EK's network and codeshare agreements with other airlines provide seamless connectivity to Paris from various global destinations.

India, for instance, has nine routes connecting different cities to Paris, making it the country with the most Emirates flights heading to the Paris Olympics 2024.

Emirates Airbus A380. Photo: Rohan Ramalingam/Airways

Emirates Routes for Paris Olympics 2024


  • Dhaka (DAC): One-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).


  • Ahmedabad (AMD)
  • Bengaluru (BLR)
  • Chennai (MAA)
  • Delhi (DEL)
  • Hyderabad (HYD)
  • Kochi (COK)
  • Kolkata (CCU)
  • Mumbai (BOM)
  • Thiruvananthapuram (TRV)
  • All routes have one-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).


  • Islamabad (ISB)
  • Karachi (KHI)
  • Lahore (LHE)
  • Peshawar (PEW)
  • Sialkot (SKT)
  • All routes have one-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).


  • Kathmandu (KTM): One-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).


  • Yangon (RGN): One-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).


  • Nairobi (NBO): One-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).


  • Lagos (LOS): One-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).

South Africa

  • Johannesburg (JNB)
  • Cape Town (CPT)
  • Both routes have one-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).


  • Casablanca (CMN): One-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).


  • Cairo (CAI): One-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).
Emirates Boeing 777. Photo: Lorenzo Giacobbo/Airways

Middle Eastern Connectivity

Emirates provides extensive connectivity from various Middle Eastern countries to Paris CDG for the Olympics. Here are the details:

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

  • Dubai (DXB):** Direct flights to Paris.

Saudi Arabia

  • Dammam (DMM)
  • Jeddah (JED)
  • Medina (MED)
  • Riyadh (RUH)
  • All routes have one-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).


  • Manama (BAH): One-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).


  • Kuwait City (KWI): One-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).


  • Muscat (MCT): One-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).


  • Doha (DOH): One-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).


  • Amman (AMM): One-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).


  • Beirut (BEY): One-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).


  • Baghdad (BGW)
  • Basra (BSR)
  • Erbil (EBL)
  • Sulaymaniyah (ISU)
  • All routes have one-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).


  • Tehran (IKA): One-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).


  • Tel Aviv (TLV): One-stop flights via Dubai (DXB).
Emirates Boeing 777. Photo: Julian Schöpfer/Airways

Daily Flight Schedule

Emirates will operate the following daily flights from Dubai (DXB) to Paris (CDG):

  • Flight EK71: Departs DXB at 3:00 AM → Arrives at CDG at 8:00 AM
  • Flight EK73: Departs DXB at 7:25 AM → Arrives at CDG at 12:45 PM
  • Flight EK75: Departs DXB at 2:30 PM → Arrives at CDG at 7:55 PM

Return flights from Paris (CDG) to Dubai (DXB) are scheduled as follows:

  • Flight EK72: Departs CDG at 11:20 AM → Arrives at DXB at 8:00 PM
  • Flight EK74: Departs CDG at 3:10 PM → Arrives at DXB at 11:50 PM
  • Flight EK76: Departs CDG at 9:55 PM → Arrives at DXB at 6:35 AM (+1)

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