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Emirates launch new flight connection from Glasgow to Cambodia
07 July 2017
Scottish travellers have received a further boost as Emirates launch a new flight connection between Glasgow Airport and Phnom Penh in Cambodia while increasing flights to Hanoi, Vietnam and Nairobi, Kenya.
The inaugural flight departed from Dubai on 01 July 2017 with flights to Phnom Penh now operating daily.
Emirates flight EK26 departs Glasgow Airport daily at 21:35, arriving into Dubai at 07:55 the following morning, with the onward flight departing Dubai at 09:15, arriving into Phnom Pen at 21:25.
The return flight departs Phnom Pen at 23:10, arriving into Dubai at 05:40, with the onward flight departing Dubai at 07:50, arriving into Glasgow at 12:35 lunchtime.
With a total journey time of just 17 hours and 50 minutes, Emirates offer Scotland's shortest journey to Cambodia.
Alongside a new route to Phnom Penh, Emirates has increased the number of flights it operates on existing routes with the airline now flying daily from Glasgow to Hanoi, Vietnam while offering three daily flights to Nairobi, Kenya, via the airlines Dubai hub.
Passengers connecting in Dubai with Emirates benefit from checking-in at Glasgow Airport with their bags being checked through to their final destination and when checking-in at Glasgow, passengers will receive boarding passes for their flight to Dubai and those for the onward connecting flight, giving passengers a seamless and hassle-free connection.
Flights to Phnom Penh take you to one of the liveliest cities in South East Asia and the epicentre of Cambodia’s industrial, diplomatic and economic landscape. A popular destination for backpackers and families alike, the city is welcoming to tourists and a perfect jumping-off point to the rest of South East Asia.
While most visitors head straight for historical sites, the city is also known for its colourful and ornate culture. For close proximity to Phnom Penh’s modern day highlights, visitors often stay in old central city where French colonial buildings are juxtaposed with South East Asian shops, markets, temples and pagodas.
The increase in connectivity to South East Asia and Africa further cements Glasgow Airport’s position as Scotland's gateway to the world with direct flights to over 130 worldwide destinations including major hubs Amsterdam, Dubai, Munich, New York, Paris and Philadelphia. Glasgow Airports multi-award winning customer service, unrivalled choice of worldwide destinations and its central location with direct motorway access ensures the airport is the preferred choice for travellers from across Scotland including those in Ayrshire, Edinburgh, Stirling, Perth, Dundee, Aberdeen and beyond.
Emirates flights are not available from any other Scottish airport.
Already Scotland's gateway to the world and the nation's fastest growing airport, Glasgow Airport has enjoyed huge success in recent times establishing itself as one of Europe's fastest growing airports with new flights taking-off to over 30 exciting destinations including Brussels, Cape Verde, Dubrovnik, Frankfurt, Jamaica, Krakow, Lisbon, Madrid, New York JFK and Valencia - offering passengers over 1 million additional seats.
Emirates flights from Glasgow to Dubai, Hanoi, Nairobi Phnom Penh and many more worldwide destinations can be booked now through Air Glasgow ensuring you get the cheapest flights every time you book.