Emirates will introduce a second daily A380 service between Dubai and Birmingham on the 29th October 2017. The route increase is due to huge demand from customers and, has also led to an upgrade to the iconic and highly popular Emirates A380. The A380’s popularity is partly due to the fact that it features the widest individual in-seat Economy Class screens in the industry, measuring in at 13.3 inches and offers over 2,500 channels on inflight entertainment system, ice. As with the current A380 used on the route, the aircraft will operate in a two class configuration, featuring 58 flat-bed seats in Business Class and 557 spacious seats in Economy Class, as well as Emirates’ popular Onboard Lounge. The route not only offers excellent A380 connectivity to Dubai but also onwards to key destinations in the East such as Auckland, Bangkok, Beijing, Perth, Singapore and Sydney, plus connectivity to Emirates' wider network of 31 destinations in the Indian Subcontinent and Africa.