May 30th, 2019, Emirates is gearing up for a big summer in Muscat with the deployment of double daily A380 flights from 1 July,2019. The airline will operate the A380 on EK 862/863 and EK864/865 to and from Muscat International Airport (MCT). Muscat will become Emirates’ shortest scheduled A380 flight, flying a distance of 340 kilometers each way. Scheduled flight time will be 1 hour 15 minutes. The Emirates first A380 aircraft touched down a year ago, June 1th 2018, in Muscat Both A380s flying to Muscat will be operated in a three-class configuration, with 429 seats in Economy Class on the lower deck, as well as 76 flat-bed seats in Business Class and 14 First Class Private Suites on the upper deck.