NEWS Emirates is to launch A380 service to Birmingham, Prague and Taipei in 2016

Emirates is to launch 3 new A380 routes next year.

Beginning in Birmingham, England – from the 27th March the A380 will operate to Birmingham and will be the airlines 4th UK A380 route after Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester. This will be a 2-class A380 to operate the route.

Next to Prague, the airline will launch a 3 class A380 to the Czech capital beginning on the 1st May.

Also beginning 1st May is the 2 class A380 service to Taipei which replaces the B777-300ER

Finally the airline will begin a 2nd A380 service to Barcelona Spain on the second flight of the day EK187/188 from the 1st June.

Emirates has sent the A380 to Birmingham once before. Back in 2009, the airline send the aircraft to celebrate the airports 70th birthday and the opening of the new international pier at the airport.