On the morning of October 29th, at 6:50A.M. Dubai Local Time, the final A330-200 (A6-EAK) Emirates flight 523 from Thiruvananthapuram touched down on Dubai International’s RWY30L ending a three hour forty minute flight.
The first Emirates A330-200 with emirates started flying in 2009. With 29 examples in the fleet and also being the smallest aircraft with the airline. Emirates used the A330-200 on many medium haul routes like Dubai – Hong Kong.
At a single point, Emirates operated a total of 29 A330-200’s. Destinations like Nice, Prague, Manchester, Frankfurt were just a few that had Emirates A330-200 services. The A330-200 helped Emirates launch nonstop flights to cities like Dublin, Copenhagen, Warsaw, Budapest, and Algiers.
Many of the newer A330-200’s found new homes with airlines like Air Transat and Onur Air.