DUBAI (PR): Emirates announced its daily passenger service to Khwaja Rawash Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan from December 4, 2013.

The daily flight to Afghanistan’s capital city will be the first destination in the country which Emirates has served. The route will be operated by an Airbus A340-500 configured in a 3 cabin configuration, offering 12 First Class, 42 Business Class and 204 Economy Class seats.

“Emirates has identified a demand for a premium service airline offering between Dubai and Kabul. With this new route Emirates will be able to offer passengers travelling to and from the city excellent global connections via Dubai, combined with the award-winning product and service the airline is renowned for. This includes operating the only First Class cabin between Dubai and Kabul”, said Barry Brown, Emirates’ Divisional Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations East.