Emirates will begin operating one of its two daily Dubai-Manchester flights with a 517-seat A380 on Sept. 1, replacing the 777 that normally operates the route. "We have invested close to £10 million in upgrading the airfield and terminal. . .to accommodate the aircraft," MAN MD Andrew Cornish said. Emirates operates eight A380s to London Heathrow, Toronto Pearson, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Jeddah, Bangkok, Incheon, Sydney and Auckland.

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