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Emirates ramps up BKK route

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Emirates is strengthening its dominance of the Middle East-Thailand sector with the launch of its fifth daily non-stop flight between Bangkok and Dubai, starting on March 31. 

Its decision surprised rival carriers, who are questioning how Emirates could fill additional seats on a sector where its capacity is already plentiful with the deployment of the A380 superjumbo.

The launch will intensify the tough competition on the sector, making life tough for Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines and Oman Air.

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