Emirates will launch six weekly flights from Dubai to Kozhikode from July 1, marking its 10th destination in India. EK initially will operate 777-200s and A330-200s on the route, offering more than 4,000 passenger seats and close to 200 tonnes of belly cargo capacity per week. Gulf Air will launch a four-times-weekly Manama-Shanghai service aboard A340-300s from June 16, upgrading the service to daily with the start of the 2008-09 winter schedule.

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